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This/ That/ These/ Those

Developed by Terry Coye
for the Gallaudet University English Department

  • THIS = one object near
  • THAT = one object far away
  • THESE = two or more objects near
  • THOSE = two or more objects far away

Space

  • That picture on the wall is interesting.
  • This button on my shirt is loose.
  • I like these shoes that I am wearing.
  • Those men across the street are plumbers.

Time

  • This afternoon I will sleep.
  • That afternoon last year was long.
  • Those years were fun when I was a kid.
  • These years right now are the best of my life.

the animated image to show how to use this, that, these and those

Animation by Koon Wei Ho


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