Pronouns = professional nouns?

“Him did it mummy!” my almost 3 year old says to me as he tries to put blame on his younger brother. “He did it, did he?” I say in return. I emphasise the ‘he’ not only to confirm whether he really wants to blame his brother for the wrongdoing, but also to show him the correct pronoun he should have used.

Pronouns can be very confusing for children and is a language skill that continues to develop until around four years of age.

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