2Demonstrative Adjectives Adjectives describe people and things.Demonstrative adjectives in English are:this/thesethat/thoseIn English there are 2 groups of demonstrative adjectives.
3Demonstrative Adjectives Demonstrarive adjectives in Spanish are:este/esta/estos/estas – this/theseese/esa/esos/esas – that/thoseaquel/aquella/aquellos/aquellas – that/those over thereYou see that in Spanish there are 3 groups of demonstrative adjectives.
4Demonstrative Adjectives Note that the masculine singular forms are:esteeseaquel
5Demonstrative Adjectives The demonstraive adjectives in Spanish come before the noun they modify. The demostrative adjectives in Spanish have the same gender and number as the noun they describe.
6Singular este vestido this dress esta blusa this blouse ese suéter that sweateresa sudadera that sweatshirtaquel libro that book over thereaquella puerta that door over there
7Plural estos vestidos these dresses estas blusas these blouses esos suéteres those sweatersesas sudaderas those sweatshirtsaquellos libros those books over thereaquellas puertas those doors over there
8Demonstrative Adjectives To ask a question use:Esto / Eso / Aquello¿Qué es esto? – What is this?¿Qué es eso? – What is that?¿Qué es aquello? – What is that over there?Esto/Eso/Aquello are not a masculine singular form. They are used only to ask a question!
9Demonstrative Adjectives The adverbs aqui, allí, allá (here, there, over there) match up to the demonstrative adjectives.este/esta/estos/estas – aquíthis/these - hereese/esa/esos/esas - allíthat/those - thereaquel/aquella/aquellos/aquellas - alláthat/those – over there