2 Direct and indirect objects. The direct object receives the action of the verb. (object of the verb)Laura buys a book. What does she buy?direct objectThe indirect object tells us where the direct object is going. (for whom or to whom the direct object is going)Laura buys a book for the children.indirect objectFor whom or to whom is the book going
3 You used pronouns to replace nouns Laura buys a book Laura buys it.direct object direct object pronounLaura buys a book for the children. Indirect objectLaura buys a book for them.indirect object pronounRecuerda (remember):The direct object answers the question what is the object of the verb.The indirect object answers the questions to whom or for whom the object of the verb (d.o.) is going.
4 Pronombres de objeto directo e indirecto Direct object pronouns in Spanish it lo (m) them los (m) la (f) las (f) Remember Lola for DOP’s in Spanish Indirect object pronouns in Spanish me (me) nos (nosotros/as) te (tú) le (él, ella, usted) les (ellos, ellas, ustedes)
5 Double object pronouns You may have both object pronouns in the same sentence (direct object and indirect object pronouns)Elena buys a book for the children.Elena buys it for them.The direct object pronoun is placed after the verbThe indirect object becomes the object of a preposition (usually for or to)
6 In Spanish, you always place indirect object pronouns before direct object pronouns. When you have a command, just attach the IOP and DOP to the command. (Don’t forget the written accent on the fourth syllable from the end of the word)Serve the broth to us.Serve it to us.Sirva el caldo a nosotros.Sírvanoslo.IOP DOP
7 Bring it(m) to me.___________________________ Ejercicios con mandatos formales. Label the direct object pronoun with dop and the indirect object pronoun with iop.Bring it(m) to me.___________________________Buy them(f) for us.__________________________Sell it (f) to me._____________________________Write it (m) to me.__________________________Bring them (f) to us.________________________Give it (m) to me.___________________________If both pronouns start with the letter L, you must change the first pronoun (IOP) to se.Bring it (m) to her. TráigaleloTráigaselo
8 Ejercicios con mandatos formales Buy them (f) for him._______________________Bring them (m) for them.___________________Sell it (m) to us.____________________________Serve them (f) to me._______________________Write it (f) to her.__________________________Give them (f) to him._______________________Serve it (m) to her._________________________Bring it (f) to them.________________________Buy it (m) for us.___________________________
9 Negative commands with double object pronouns No + IOP + DOP + commandNo me la déEjerciciosDon’t sell it (f) to us._______________________Don’t bring them (m) to her._______________Don’t buy it (m) for me.____________________Don’t serve them (f) to him._______________Don’t write it (m) for them.________________