2Indirect Object Pronouns An Indirect Object Pronoun or an IOP just stands for a person, or maybe a pet, in most cases.This person is receiving action from the verb.This person can be benefiting form the verb’s situation.Remember-- the IOP is a person most of the time.
3Le presto cien dólares a Miguel Le presto cien dólares a Miguel. I’m lending a hundred dollars to Michael.Le dice a Paulina. He says to Paulina.Le damos un regalo a Elena. We are giving a gift to Elena.
4Go to the Verb First!The central meaning of the sentence is in the verb.Le presto cien dólares a Miguel. Who is doing the action? YOLe dice a Paulina. Who is doing the action? EL O ELLALe damos un regalo a Elena. Who is doing the action? NOSOTROS
5THE IOP- me, te, le, nos, os, or les can be used with its “PERSON THE IOP- me, te, le, nos, os, or les can be used with its “PERSON.” OR-- The IOP can be used without its PERSON.Le presto cien dólares a Miguel.Le presto cien dólares.Le dice a Paulina.Le dice algo.Le damos un regalo a Elena.Le damos un regalo.
6People (IOP) + Verbme dicete dale invitamosnos ayudales cuento¿Qué significa en inglés? What does it meanin English?
7me dicete dale invitamosnos ayudales cuentoHe or She is telling me.He or she is giving you . .We invite him.He or She helps us.I tell them.
8Take-AwaysSo, what are the main TAKE AWAYS about Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns?An IOP is a personThe IOP- person receives action or something from the verb or Subject.Go to the VERB for the central meaning.The IOP goes in front, or to the left, of a conjugated verb.