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Somebody and I

It is polite to put the other person first.

A fat office worker is taking all the space between two desks so the thinner worker has no space and is squashed against his desk.

John and I work in the same office.

• Susan and I went to the cinema. RIGHT
• I and Susan went to the cinema. WRONG

Remember: The other person first.


  • Remember: The other person first.

    My wife and I on holiday last year.

     A young man and woman are posing for a holiday photo. A camera function is highlighting their faces, and the woman’s stomach suggesting that she is pregnant.

  • Remember: The other person first.

    My friends and I like surfing.

  • Me or I?
    If you are not sure whether to use me or I then try this simple test. (1:45)

    Vocabulary Video Lesson: Bottles
    This vocabulary lesson will help you define bottle, neck, bottle top, bottle opener, label, cork, corkscrew and screw top. (8:00)