Pronouns that are used as subjects of verbs are: I, he, she, we, they and you.
Pronouns that are used as objects of verbs or prepositions are: me, him, her, us, them and you. Note that you does not change.
- She is taller than I am. (She is taller than me is correct in informal speech and writing.)
- I praised him. (NOT I praised he. Here him is the object of the verb praised.)
- She sat beside me. (NOT She sat beside I. Here me is the object of the preposition beside.)
- Neither Alice nor I have been to the US.
- He offered me a job. (NOT He offered I a job.)
- I can swim as fast as she can. (formal)
- I can swim as fast as her. (informal)
- He thinks that we two can win the doubles match.
- Between you and me there are few secrets. (NOT Between you and I ... Here you and me are the objects of the preposition between.)
- Both he and I are going to the beach. (NOT Both him and I ...)
Direct and indirect speech
Rules for the change of pronouns
Rules for the change of tenses
Rules for the change of adverbs
Reporting hopes, intentions and promises
Reporting orders, requests and advice
Reporting questions: grammar exercise
Reported speech exercise
Reporting Yes/No questions