Presentation on theme: "Direct Object (Pronouns) Didn’t we do this last year? YES! So this should be a review!!!"— Presentation transcript:
Direct Object (Pronouns) Didn’t we do this last year? YES! So this should be a review!!!
What is it? It directly receives the action of the verb Bill hits the ball. Ball directly receives the action of the verb “hit” She reads the book. Book directly receives the action of the verb “reads” It can also be a person Juliette hit Romeo. They see Mario.
How to find it? It usually answers whom or what with regard to what the subject is doing. Bill hit the ball. Bill hit what? Bill hit the ball. It’s used to avoid repetition of the noun. Paul bought flowers. He took the flowers home and gave the flowers to his wife. Paul bought flowers. He took them home and gave them to his wife.
What are the pronouns? It’s me, you, him, her, it, us, and them in English. She sees it. I hear you. They invite us. me (me) te (you-familiar) lo, la (him, her, it, you-formal) nos (us) [os (you-all-familiar)] los, las (them, you-all-formal)
Where do DOPs go? Sentences with only one verb- directly BEFORE the verb. Tengo la pluma. La tengo. No tengo la pluma. No la tengo. Sentences with TWO verbs: Directly before conjugated verb Mario la quiere invitar. Or Mario la está invitando. Attached to the end of the infinitive/gerund Mario quiere invitarla. Or Mario está invitándola.
Rewrite the following sentences using a DOP. 1. Usted compra la pluma. 2. Quiero ver el menú. 3. Tenemos que comprar el coche. 4. Invitan a Miguel. 5. Amo a Julieta. 6. No conocemos a Uds. 7. Lily ve a mí y a mi familia todos los días.