2 Direct Objects Dissect the sentences! I want that skirt. I bought some shoes.What is the subject, the verb, the direct object?
3 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.”
4 Direct Object Pronouns Direct object pronouns take the place of the direct object noun in a sentence. To find the D.O. go to the verb and ask What? (or who?)
5 Direct Object Pronouns How to find the Direct Object:I want to eat tacos.What do I want to eat?(I want to eat) Tacos Direct Object = TacosDO Pronoun (to replace tacos)= them
6 Direct Object Pronouns (English) me you him, her, itus y’all them
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 Placement of Direct Object Pronouns Direct Object Pronouns, me, te, lo, la, os, nos, los and las are placed either :before a conjugated verbor attached to the end of an infinitive.
9 Before the Conjugated Verb: ¿Cuándo compras la camisa nueva? La compro cuando tengo dinero.
10 Before the Conjugated Verb Isabel, ¿tienes mi suéter? Do you have my sweater? No, no lo tengo. No I don’t have it.¿Compras esos pantalones?Are you buying those pants?No, no los compro.No, I’m not buying them.
11 Before the conjugated verb or after the infinitive: Q: ¿ Quieres comprar esa camiseta?Do you want to buy that t-shirt?A: Before the verb:Sí, la quiero comprar.(Yes, I want to buy it)A: After the infinitive:Sí, quiero comprarla.
12 Direct Object Pronouns When the pronoun replaces both a masculine and a feminine direct object noun, we use los.¿Cuándo compras la falda y el vestido?Los compro el sábado.