Demonstrative Adjectives
Español II
Sra. Chinchilla
There are three kinds of demonstrative
adjectives in Spanish:



One points out that something is near the
speaker
One points out that something is farther away
from the speaker
The last one points out that something is at a
great distance (…over there)
**Demonstrative Adjectives agree in number and gender with the
noun that they modify.
This/These
(for something near the speaker)
Masculine
Feminine
S
I
N
G
este
esta
estos
estas
U
L
A
R
P
L
U
R
A
L
*Remember*- This and These have the T’s.
That/Those
(for something farther away from the speaker)
Masculine
Feminine
S
I
N
G
ese
esa
esos
esas
U
L
A
R
P
L
U
R
A
L
*Remember*- That and Those don’t have the T’s and they won’t!
That/Those (over there)
(for something at a great distance)
Masculine
Feminine
S
I
N
G
aquel
aquella
aquellos
aquellas
U
L
A
R
P
L
U
R
A
L
*Remember*- Those with the A’s are very far away…over there!
¡Practicamos!



1. This book is boring.
2. That girl is pretty.
3. Those houses (over there) are white.
Las Respuestas
1. Este libro es aburrido.
2. Esa chica es bonita.
3. Aquellas casas son blancas.
Demonstratives can also be pronouns
that take the place of nouns.

They have the same number and gender as the noun they replace
and have a written accent.
Demonstrative Adjective Way
(what we’ve been doing)
Demonstrative Pronoun Way
(this is new!)
That house is white.
No, that one is blue.
Esa casa es blanca.
No, ésa es azul.
Another “Chinchilla-ism”
This and These have the T’s.
That and Those don’t and they
won’t. Those with the A’s are
very far away…over there!
Demonstrative Adjectives
(#1-50)
Este
1. ________hombre
(this)
Aquella
2. ________casa
(that…over there)
Estas
3. ________oficinas
(these)
Esa
4. ________señora
(that)
5. ________libros
(those)
Esos
Esta
6. ________escuela
(this)
Aquel
7. ________profesor
(that…over there)
Esos
8. ________días*
(those)
9. ________clase
(this)
Esta
10. Este
________muchacho (this)
Demonstrative Adjectives
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
(#1-50)
Esas
_______mujeres
(those)
Estos
_______ejercicios
(these)
Aquellas
_______alumnas
(those…over there)
Esta
_______noche
(this)
Estas
_______plumas
(these)
Estos
_______señores
(these)
Esa
_______escuela
(that)
Este
_______alumno
(this)
Este
_______papel
(this)
Esas
_______señoras
(these)
Demonstrative Adjectives
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
(#1-50)
________lenguas
Estas
(these)
________lápiz
Aquel
(that…over there)
________lección
Esta
(this)
________muchachas
Estas
(these_
________tarde
Esta
(this)
________lengua
(that)
Esa
________familia
(this)
Esta
________ejercicios
(those)
Esos
________biblioteca
(this)
Esta
________hombre
(that… over there)
Aquel
Demonstrative Adjectives
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
(#1-50)
________lápices
Estos
(these)
________señor
Este
(this)
________restaurante
Ese
(that)
________pluma
Aquella
(that…over there)
________clases
Estas
(these)
________señorita
(this)
Esta
________ejercicios
(those)
Esos
________libro
(that)
Ese
________casas
(those… over there)
Aquellas
________día
(that)
Ese
Demonstrative Adjectives
41.
42.
43.
44.
45.
46.
47.
48.
49.
50.
(#1-50)
Estas
_________lecciones
(these)
Esa
_________familia
(that)
Esos
_________muchachos
(those)
Este
_________lápiz
(this)
_________familia
(that…over there)
Aquella
Esa
_________clase
(that)
Estos
_________libros
(these)
_________bibliotecas
(those)
Esas
_________pluma
(this)
Esta
_________noche
(that)
Esa
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