2 Demonstrative Adjectives Adjectives describe people and things.Demonstrative adjectives in English are:this/thesethat/thoseIn English there are 2 groups of demonstrative adjectives.
3 Demonstrative 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.
4 Demonstrative Adjectives Note that the masculine singular forms are:esteeseaquel
5 Demonstrative 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.
6 Singular 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
7 Plural 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
8 Demonstrative 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!
9 Demonstrative 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