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Direct Object Pronouns

Direct Object Pronouns

Direct Object Pronouns • A direct • Comprendo object la pregunta. answers who •

Direct Object Pronouns • A direct • Comprendo object la pregunta. answers who • I understand or what after what? . . . the a verb. question

Direct Object Pronouns • To avoid repeating a direct object, we often replace it

Direct Object Pronouns • To avoid repeating a direct object, we often replace it with “it”. • Do you understand the question? • Yes, I understand it.

Direct Object Pronouns • Spanish works the same way. • The direct object pronouns

Direct Object Pronouns • Spanish works the same way. • The direct object pronouns are:

Lo La Him, it, you (form. ) Her, it, you (form. ) Los Las

Lo La Him, it, you (form. ) Her, it, you (form. ) Los Las Them, you (pl. )

Direct Object Pronouns • Direct object pronouns can refer to people or things. •

Direct Object Pronouns • Direct object pronouns can refer to people or things. • They agree in gender and number with the nouns they replace.

Direct Object Pronouns • Lo replaces a masc. singular noun. • La replaces a

Direct Object Pronouns • Lo replaces a masc. singular noun. • La replaces a fem. singular noun.

Direct Object Pronouns • Los replaces a masculine plural noun • Las replaces a

Direct Object Pronouns • Los replaces a masculine plural noun • Las replaces a feminine plural noun

For example • If Tomas were to be referred to as him, lo would

For example • If Tomas were to be referred to as him, lo would be the pronoun we would use. • Tomas = masc sing. • Masc. singular d. o. pronoun = lo

For example • If shoes were to be referred to as them, we would

For example • If shoes were to be referred to as them, we would choose los. • Zapatos = Masculine plural • Los = Masculine plural pronoun

Direct Object Pronouns • A direct object pronoun is placed just before the conjugated

Direct Object Pronouns • A direct object pronoun is placed just before the conjugated verb. • ¿Lees el libro? • Sí lo leo.

 • If there is an infinitive verb, the pronoun is attached to the

• If there is an infinitive verb, the pronoun is attached to the infinitive ending. • ¿Puedes lavar los platos? • Sí, puedo lavarlos.

 • When the pronoun replaces both a masculine and feminine direct object noun,

• When the pronoun replaces both a masculine and feminine direct object noun, los is used. • ¿Compras el vestido y las dos faldas? • Sí, los compro.

Rewrite the sentences by replacing the underlined words with a DOP Ex. Quiero los

Rewrite the sentences by replacing the underlined words with a DOP Ex. Quiero los zapatos. Los quiero. • Quiero la falda. • Necesito un sueter. • Jacob tiene unas sudaderas. • Quiero esa chaqueta. • Necesito esos pantalones cortos.

Practice • Translate: • Do you want my poster? • Yes I want it.

Practice • Translate: • Do you want my poster? • Yes I want it. Thank you

Practice • Answer: • ¿Quieres mi cartel? • Sí, lo quiero. Gracias.

Practice • Answer: • ¿Quieres mi cartel? • Sí, lo quiero. Gracias.

Practice • Translate: • I have to call Gloria. • Do you have to

Practice • Translate: • I have to call Gloria. • Do you have to call her?

Practice • Answer: • Tengo que llamar a Gloria. • ¿Tienes que llamarla?

Practice • Answer: • Tengo que llamar a Gloria. • ¿Tienes que llamarla?

Practice 1. ¿De qué color prefieres las camisas? - Yo _____ prefiero grises. 2.

Practice 1. ¿De qué color prefieres las camisas? - Yo _____ prefiero grises. 2. ¿ Necesitas la calculadora? - Sí, ______ necesito para la clase de matemáticas. 3. ¿ Tienes mi bolígrafo? - Sí, ______ tengo. Está en mi mochila.

Practice • • • 1. Escuchamos la música. 2. Llevo unos zapatos verdes. 3.

Practice • • • 1. Escuchamos la música. 2. Llevo unos zapatos verdes. 3. Quiero la chaqueta blanca. 4. Como unas manzanas verdes. 5. Busco un perro grande. 6. Compré la camisa. 7. Quieres un suéter? 8. El estudiante necesita la calculadora. 9. Compras los libros? 10. Maria lleva una camiseta.