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Page 111 – AVSR 2 Chapter 3 – Realidades 3 Indirect Object Pronouns
Indirect Objects • I bought that skirt for her. I gave those shoes to him. • What is the subject, the verb, the direct object and the indirect object?
Indirect Objects • I bought that skirt for her. verb subject direct indirect object
Indirect Objects • I gave those shoes to him. verb subject direct indirect object
Indirect Object Pronouns • Indirect object pronouns tell to or for whom the action is being done.
Indirect Object Pronouns • They mean the same thing in English as do the direct object pronouns, only they add the words “to or for”. For example, “to you, for me, ect. ”
Indirect Object Pronouns (English) (to or for) me (to or for) us (to or for) you (to or for) him, (to or for) them her, it
Indirect Object Pronouns (Spanish) me (to or for me) nos (to or for us) te (to or for you) os (to or for you all) le les (to or for them, (to or for him, you all) her, it)
Placement of Indirect Object Pronouns • Indirect Object Pronouns, me, te, le, nos, and les are placed either before a conjugated verb or attached to the end of an infinitive or a participle. • Sometimes you can use a + Ud. /él/ella or a noun to clarify to whom the indirect pronouns le and les refer.
Before the Conjugated Verb: • El médico le dio una inyección a ella. • ¿Quién les trajo las medicinas a ustedes? • La enfermera le trajo la radiografía al doctor.
Before the verb or after the infinitive: Before the verb: • Le tienen que hacer una radiografía a mi perro. After the infinitive: • Tienen que hacerle una radiografía a mi perro.
Before the verb or attached to a participle: Before the verb: • Les estoy dando las medicinas. Attached to a participle: • Estoy dándoles las medicinas.
Indirect Object Pronouns • These are the “me, te, le, nos and les that you see before “gustar, interesar, faltar, fascinar, encantar, and doler. ” • For example:
Indirect Object Pronouns • Me duele el brazo. • A los niños no les gustan las inyecciones.