Presentation on theme: "Direct Object Pronouns"— Presentation transcript:
1 Direct Object Pronouns Realidades 2Direct Object Pronouns
2 Direct Objects Diagram each part of these English sentences: I want that skirt.I bought some shoes.What is the subject, the verb, the direct object?
3 Direct ObjectsA direct object tells who or what receives the action of the verb. To avoid repeating a direct object noun, you can replace it with a direct object pronoun (DOP). In English, him, her and it are examples of direct object pronouns.
4 Direct Object Pronouns Direct object pronouns take the place of the direct object in a sentence.For example:
5 Direct Object Pronouns Instead of saying,“I want that skirt,” you can say, “I want it.”The word “it” takes the place of the word “skirt.”
6 Direct Object Pronouns (English) usthemmeyouhim, her, it
7 Direct Object Pronouns (Spanish) me (me)te (you)lo (him or it)la (her or it)nos (us)os (you all inf.)los (them, you all)las (them, you all)
8 Direct ObjectsDirect objects have the same gender (masc. / fem.) and number (sing. / pl.) as the nouns they replace.
9 Placement of Direct Object Pronouns (DOPs) Direct Object Pronouns, me, te, lo, la, nos, los and las are placed either before a conjugated verb or attached to the end of an infinitive.
10 Before the Conjugated Verb: ¿Cuándo compraste la falda?When did you buy the skirt?La compré hace cinco días.I bought it five days ago.
11 Before the Conjugated Verb Isabel, ¿ tienes mi suéter?Isabel, do you have my sweater?No, no lo tengo.No, I don’t have it.
12 Before the Conjugated Verb ¿ Compraste esos pantalones?Did you buy those pants?No, no los compré.No, I didn’t buy them.
13 Before the verb or attached to the infinitive: ¿ Quieres comprar esa falda?Sí, la quiero comprar.Attached to the infinitive:Si, quiero comprarla.
14 Direct Object Pronouns When the pronoun replaces both a masculine and a feminine direct object noun, we use los.For example:
15 Direct Object Pronouns ¿ Cuándo compraste la falda y el vestido?When did you buy the skirt and dress?Los compré el sábado.I bought them on Saturday.