Presentation on theme: "Direct Object Pronouns"— Presentation transcript:
1 Direct Object Pronouns How to talk about things or people already mentioned-
2 Purpose What do direct objects do? - receives the action of the verb answers the questionwhom or what?(say…subject, verb then whom or what?)no need to keep repeating, repeating, repeating!
3 D.O. vs. D.O. Pronouns Direct Objects -can be replaced by a direct object pronoun-located after conjugated verbDirect Object Pronouns-replaces direct object in a sentence-3 possibilities for placement: before conjugated verb, attached to present participle or attached to an infinitive***Can only have one or the other in a sentence***
4 Examples I have the books. Subject: I Verb: have Whom or what: the booksI have them.Whom or what: them
5 Ejemplos en español Yo tengo los libros. S: Yo V: tengo Whom or what: los librosYo los tengo.Whom or what: them
6 Direct Object Pronouns en español Masculine/singularLO(him/it)Feminine/singularLA(her, it)Masculine/pluralLOS(them)Feminine/pluralLAS
7 Direct ObjectsHold up the direct object pronoun you would use in place of the following:librosvecinos/vecinascomida mexicanaamigos/amigasdesayunopiscinael chicleel chocolateel españollibroprimo/primaun guante de béisbollas fiestas
8 ¡Práctica! My sister gives (dar) books to my uncle. Does my sister give them to my uncle?Your grandmother doesn’t invite (invitar) her neighbors.She doesn’t invite them.You are eating Mexican food.You are eating it.She wants to leave (dejar) his friends.She wants to leave them.The students eat breakfast at school.Do we have to prepare it?