Person

There are three persons in English- first, second, and third (singular and plural). See the chart below. Person determines if someone is speaking, is being spoken to, or is being spoken about in a sentence.

Verbs in English are marked for person in a limited way by observing the subject-verb agreement rule in simple present tense sentences.

1st person singular

          I listen

   1st person plural

       We listen

2nd person singular

          You listen

   2nd person plural

         You listen

3rd person singular

   He/She/It listens

   3rd person plural

       They listen

 


Other links for Person
XX First, Second and Third Person
XX Definition of Person
XX Person- Singular and Plural Pronouns


An explanation of person in English: first, second and third person– www.understandinggrammar.com