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Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns Page 100 – Avancemos 2
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns You use demonstrative adjectives to point out people or things that are nearby and farther away. A demonstrative adjective always comes before the noun and agrees with it in gender and number.
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns ¿Cuánto cuesta este anillo? How much does this ring cost? Ese anillo cuesta diez dólares. That ring costs ten dollars. Aquel anillo es más barato. That ring (over there) is more inexpensive.
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns Demonstrative adjectives can also be used as pronouns to replace nouns. To distinguish them from demonstrative adjectives, they have a written accent.
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns No me gusta este anillo, pero me gusta ése. I don’t like this ring, but I like that one. ¿Ves esas bolsas? Me gusta ésa, pero no me gusta aquélla. Do you see those bags? I like that one, but I don’t like that one over there.
This and These (close to you) Adjectives Este(this)estos(these) Esta(this)estas(these) Pronouns Éste(this one)éstos(these ones) Ésta(this one)éstas(these ones)
That and Those (closer to the person you are talking to) Adjectives Ese(that)esos(those) Esa(that)esas(those) Pronouns Ése(that one)ésos(those ones) Ésa(that one)ésas(those ones)
That and Those Over There (far from both of you) Adjectives Aquel (that over there) Aquellos (those over there) Aquella (that over there) Aquellas (those over there) Pronouns Aquél (that one over there) Aquéllos (those ones over there) Aquélla (that one over there) Aquéllas (those ones over there)