This and That Song

We use THIS to talk about one thing that is nearby. We use THAT to talk about one thing that is further away.

  • This is a cute puppy.
  • That is a tall building.

We can use "over here" or "over there" to indicate distance (near or far).

  • over here = next to me / near
  • over there = far from me

Practice - The box will turn green when you enter the correct answer.

  1. is my car. (near)
  2. is my car. (far)
  3. Please bring me apple.
  4. Please bring note to your teacher tomorrow.
1. This 2. That 3. that 4. this

These and Those

We use THESE to talk about plural nouns (2+ things) that are nearby. We use THOSE to talk about plurals nouns that are further away. We do not use THESE/THOSE With non-count nouns.

  • These puppies are cute.
  • There are many tall buildings in New York.

Practice - The box will turn green when you enter the correct answer.

  1. flowers are pretty. (near)
  2. flower is pretty. (near)
  3. mountains are majestic. Can we drive to them tomorrow?
  4. Don't buy strawberries. They are too expensive. (near)
  5. Let's buy strawberries over there.
  6. Don't buy computer. It's too slow. You should buy one over here.
1. These 2. This 3. Those 4. these 5. those 6. that, this

More Practice

Level 1, Level 2 (Woodward English)