2¿Qué? WHAT IS A DIRECT OBJECT? The direct object answers the question WHAT or WHO in regard to what the subject is doing.¿Qué?For example, in the sentence “Bob eats an apple.” The direct object is the APPLE.
3Let’s label some sentences... Label the SUBJECT, VERB, and DIRECT OBJECTJohnny plays with his dog.SUBJECTVERBD.O.Maria opens the door.SUBJECTD.O.VERBI talk often.SOME SENTENCES HAVE NO DIRECT OBJECT!SUBJECTVERB
4You try these… Mis amigos juegan baloncesto. El perro de Leonardo come chocolate.Su profesor de español enseña mucha gramatica a los estudiantes.
5What is the D.O. in each sentence? Yo quiero las revistas.Preparamos comida para los pobres.Compramos papas fritas para mis amigos.Nosotros usamos la computadora.Tú lees el libro.Vamos a ver la televisión.La clase estudia mucho.Mis padres alquilan videos.
6Direct Object Pronouns in Spanish How do they work?menos1. Identify the Direct Object of the sentence.teos2. Choose what pronoun to useEliminate the D.O. and replace with the pronoun.los laslo / laRoberto comela pizza.la
7Direct Object Pronouns What is the problem with the following sentences?Johnny likes his basketball.Johnny bounces his basketball.Johnny loves his basketball.Johnny’s sister sat on his basketball.ititititWe use BASKETBALL too much!!!!What should we do?USE A PRONOUN!!!
8Where do we place the pronoun? Before the conjugated verb.Yo hago la tarea…………Yo la hago.
9You try these. Re-write with a pronoun. Como papas fritas.Limpiamos la casa.Haces la tarea.Tú tienes que ver la television.Los amigos están invitando a los muchachos.
10WHAT IS An INDIRECT OBJECT? The indirect object tells us WHO the direct object goes to.¿Qué?For example, in the sentence “He gives the book to María.” The direct object is BOOK, and the indirect object is María.
11Let’s label some sentences... Label the SUBJECT, VERB, DIRECT OBJECT, and INDIRECT OBJECT.Johnny gives his dog a bone.I give the book to my sister.You tell the truth.SOME SENTENCES HAVE NO INDIRECT OBJECT!
12Let’s do some more…You find the INDIRECT OBJECT I give a lecture to the kids.We give the bill to Laura.You have to tell the price to us.Raul gave Eva the flowers.Señor Rudis showed us the power point.Mom serves enchiladas to her guests.Ricky Martin gave the CD to my friends.
13Indirect Object Pronouns What is the problem with the following sentences?I bought my friends a pizza.I go to the movies with my friends.I play baseball with my friends.I have many classes with my friends.THEMTHEMTHEMTOO MANY FRIENDS!!!!What should we do?USE A PRONOUN!!!.
14Indirect Object Pronouns in Spanish How do they work?menos1. Identify the Indirect Object of the sentence.teos2. Choose what pronoun to useEliminate the I.D.O. and replace with the pronoun.lelesRoberto cocinó la pizzapara nosotrosnos
15You try these. Write with a pronoun. She sings me a song.We give the homework to our Spanish teacher.They tell us the truth.You buy me a gift.