Direct Object Pronouns REMEMBER A Direct Object Pronoun

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Direct Object Pronouns

Direct Object Pronouns

REMEMBER • A Direct Object Pronoun (DOP) replaces the “thing”. • The subject and

REMEMBER • A Direct Object Pronoun (DOP) replaces the “thing”. • The subject and verb will not change. • The DOP comes BEFORE the conjugated verb or slapped onto the infinitive verb.

What is a DOP? A Direct Object Pronoun literally means “it”. It takes the

What is a DOP? A Direct Object Pronoun literally means “it”. It takes the place of the object so that you don’t have to keep repeating yourself. lo (him, it, you formal) la (her, it, you formal) los (them, you plural) las (them, you plural)

English Example • The cat plays the piano. Subject Verb Object Th • The

English Example • The cat plays the piano. Subject Verb Object Th • The cat plays it. Subject Verb DOP

English Example • The cat eats the pizza. Subject Verb Object Th • The

English Example • The cat eats the pizza. Subject Verb Object Th • The cat eats it. Subject Verb DOP

Spanish Example • El gato juega el piano. Subject Verb Object Th • El

Spanish Example • El gato juega el piano. Subject Verb Object Th • El gato lo juega. DOP Subject Verb

Spanish Example • El gato come la pizza. Subject Verb Object Th • El

Spanish Example • El gato come la pizza. Subject Verb Object Th • El gato la come. DOP Subject Verb

Please do the following on separate piece of paper. 1. Lucas bebe la limonada.

Please do the following on separate piece of paper. 1. Lucas bebe la limonada. 2. Alicia come los tacos. 3. Natalia escribe la tarea. 4. Fidel quiere un lápiz. 5. Yoli juega el piano.

Now two verbs!

Now two verbs!

English Example Subject Th • The cat wants to play the piano. • The

English Example Subject Th • The cat wants to play the piano. • The cat wants to play it. Verbs Object DOP

Subject Spanish Example • El gato quiere jugar el piano. Th • El gato

Subject Spanish Example • El gato quiere jugar el piano. Th • El gato lo quiere jugar. Subject DOP Verbs Object Verbs • El gato quiere jugarlo. Subject Verbs DOP

Please do the following on the paper that you were working on 6. Melisa

Please do the following on the paper that you were working on 6. Melisa quiere comer la pizza. 7. Estela quiere beber la leche. 8. Maricarmen y Sofía quieren subir la montaña. 9. Cristina y Lucasquieren pedir las empanadas. 10. Nosotros queremos escribir las oraciones.