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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