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In Spanish... F There are three kinds of pronouns that receive the action of a verb: –Direct Object Pronouns –Indirect Object Pronouns –Reflexive Pronouns
Direct Object Pronouns F DOPs answer the questions who? or what? about the verb MENOS TEOS LOLALOSLAS
Direct Object Pronouns F Direct Object Pronouns REPLACE the Direct Object. F I see Ana. F Veo a Ana F I see her. F La veo. F I want to buy the sweater. F Quiero comprar el suéter. F I want to buy it. F Lo quiero comprar. / Quiero comprarlo.
Indirect Object Pronouns F IOPs answer the questions TO WHOM? or FOR WHOM? about the verb MENOS TEOS LELES
Indirect Object Pronouns F Indirect Object Pronouns are necessary in a sentence where you are communicating to or for someone: F I tell Ana the truth (I tell the truth to Ana). F Yo le digo la verdad a Ana. F I want to buy you the sweater. F Te quiero comprar el suéter. F Quiero comprarte el suéter F You may include a clarifier where necessary. Use a + person.
Indirect and Direct Object Pronouns in the same sentence F When both pronouns appear in the same sentence, the indirect object pronoun will go first. F I want to buy it (the sweater) for you. F Te lo quiero comprar. F When both pronouns start with L, change the indirect object pronoun to SE. F La profesora le explica la tarea a Juan. F La profesora se la explica (a Juan)
Reflexive Pronouns F Reflexive Pronouns appear with reflexive verbs. Together they refer to the same person, place, or thing as the subject. MENOS TEOS SESE
Reflexive Pronouns F Me lavo las manos = I wash my hands F Lavo el coche = I wash the car. F Me gano la vida como profesora = I earn a living as a teacher. F Ganamos el partido ayer = We won the game yesterday. F Nos enojamos cuando recibimos tarea. = We get angry when we get homework ;) F Me casé en junio. = I got married in June
Pronouns in sentences F Pronouns preceed (go before) a conjugated verb. F Pronouns may also be attached to an infinitive or a present participle. F Yo te doy la tarea.Yo te la doy. F Yo te voy a dar la tarea.Yo te la voy a dar. F Yo voy a darte la tareaYo voy a dártela F Yo te estoy dando la tareaYo te la estoy dando F Yo estoy dándote la tareaYo estoy dándotela
Pronouns with commands F Pronouns will be attached to positive commands. F Cómprame el regalo F Cómpramelo F Pronouns will come before a negative command, but after the no. F No me compres el regalo F No me lo compres