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DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES DEFINITION A demonstrative adjective is an adjective that shows the position of a noun relative to the speaker. ¿Qué?

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3 DEFINITION A demonstrative adjective is an adjective that shows the position of a noun relative to the speaker. ¿Qué?

4 ESTE Este: this / these –Used to talk about something CLOSE to the speaker. MASCULINEFEMININE SINGULAR este esta PLURAL estos estas HERES A CUTE WAY TO REMEMBER ESTE… está

5 ESE Ese: that / those –Used to talk about something FARTHER AWAY from the speaker. MASCULINEFEMININE SINGULAR ese esa PLURAL esosesas HERES A CUTE WAY TO REMEMBER ESE…

6 AQUEL Aquel: that over there / those over there –Used to talk about something VERY FAR AWAY from the speaker. MASCULINEFEMININE SINGULAR aquel aquella PLURAL aquello s aquella s

7 ¡Dáme las galleta s! ¿Estas galleta s? ¿Esas galleta s? ¿Aquellas galletas? ¡Aquellas galletas!

8 Dem. Adj. as Pronouns What is a pronoun? –A word that takes the place of a noun. Éste(a)/s Ése(a)/s Aquél(a)/s Demonstrative Adjectives may be used as pronouns. – –They need accents if they are pronouns.

9 How are they used as Pronouns? Juan: El reportero es inteligente. Marian: ¿Cuál reportero? Marian: ¿Éste? Marian: ¿Ése? Marian: ¿Aquél? JuanMarian

10 1.This helmet 2.That net over there 3.This ball 4.Those bats 5.That uniform 6.Those prizes over there 7.These players 1. 1.Este casco 2. 2.Aquella red 3. 3.Esta pelota 4. 4.Esos bates 5. 5.Ese uniforme 6. 6.Aquellos premios 7. 7.Estas jugadoras

11 1. 1.I want this ball She wants that ball They want those balls over there. Yo quiero esta pelota. Ella quiere esa pelota. Ellos quieren aquellas pelotas We prefer these prizes You guys prefer those prizes But Luis prefers those prizes over there. Nosotros preferimos estos premios. Vosotros preferís esos premios. Pero Luis prefiere aquellos premios. PRACTICA

12 1. 1.This photo is Manuels Who is that girl? 3. 3.Those people over there are his siblings. Esta foto es de Manuel. ¿Quién es esa chica? Aquellas personas son sus hermanos I have to buy this net No, you should buy that net I think that I like that net over there. Tengo que comprar esta red. No, debes comprar esa red. Pienso que me gusta aquella red.


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