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2 By Jami Sipe ©2010 Teachers Discovery Demonstratives: Adjectives and Pronouns

3 In Spanish, there are different ways to say this or these: ©2010 Teachers Discovery este esta estos estas

4 este masculine singular este esta feminine singular esta estos masculine plural estos estas feminine plural estas ©2010 Teachers Discovery

5 este libro = this book esta silla = this chair estos libros = these books estas sillas = these chairs ©2010 Teachers Discovery Ejemplos:

6 ese If the thing you are talking about is a little bit farther away, use one of the Spanish words for that or those: ©2010 Teachers Discovery esaesosesas

7 ese masculine singular ese esa feminine singular esa esos masculine plural esos esas feminine singular esas

8 ©2010 Teachers Discovery Ejemplos: ese elefante = that elephant esa rebanada de pan = that slice of bread esos tigres = those tigers esas jirafas = those giraffes

9 aquel (masculine singular) aquella (feminine singular) aquellos (masculine plural) aquellas (feminine plural) ©2010 Teachers Discovery If the thing you are talking about is really far away, you say:

10 ©2010 Teachers Discovery Ejemplos: aquel río = that river aquella montaña = that mountain aquellos cocodrilos = those crocodiles aquellas hienas = those hyenas

11 ©2010 Teachers Discovery All of these Spanish words for this, that, these and those are called demonstratives. esteestaeseesaaquelaquellaestosestasesosesasaquellos aquellas aquellas

12 ©2010 Teachers Discovery Yo quiero este libro. = I want this book. Yo quiero éste. = I want this one. Paco odia esos elefantes. = Paco hates those elephants. Paco odia ésos. = Paco hates those. (the elephants) In the past, you had to add an accent mark if the demonstrative was a pronoun. Ejemplos:

13 ©2010 Teachers Discovery Today, it is widely accepted that the accent mark is optional! Woo- hoo!

14 This book is good. That flower is red. Those guys are weird. (very far away) That girl is tall. (a little bit far away) Este libro es bueno. Esa flor es roja. Aquellos chicos son raros. Esa chica es alta. ©2010 Teachers Discovery Check Your Knowledge!

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