Los Adjetivos y
Pronombres
Demostrativos
(Demonstrative Adjectives & Pronouns)
Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
 Use them to point out persons, places or
things relative to the position of the
speaker – distance from the speaker.
 They always agree in number and gender
with the noun they modify.
 Always come in front of the noun.
Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
Los adjetivos
Singular
Plural
este
esta
“this”
ese
esa
“that”
aquel
aquella
“that” (over there)
estos
estas
“these”
esos
esas
“those”
aquellos
aquellas
“those” (over there)
Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
Este libro es fácil.
This book is easy.
Esos libros son difíciles.
Those books are difficult.
Aquellos libros son aburridos
Those books (over there) are boring.
aquel escritorio
esa silla
esta mesa
Sr. Perez
aquella pimienta
esa taza
estos cubiertos
Sr. Perez
1. I want this cup.
Yo quiero esta taza.
2. She wants that cup.
Ella quiere esa taza.
3. They want those cups over there.
Ellos quieren aquellas tazas.
4. We prefer these forks.
Nosotros preferimos estos tenedores.
5. You guys prefer those forks.
Uds. prefieren esos tenedores.
6. But Luis prefers those forks over there.
Pero Luis prefiere aquellos tenedores.
1. This photo is Manuel’s.
Esta foto es de Manuel.
2. Who is that girl?
¿Quién es esa chica?
3. Those people over there are his siblings.
Aquellas personas son sus hermanos.
4. I have to buy this table cloth.
Tengo que comprar este mantel.
5. No, you should buy that table cloth.
No, debes comprar ese mantel.
6. I think that I like that table cloth over there.
Pienso que me gusta aquel mantel.
Los Pronombres Demostrativos
We can also use these words as
pronouns to replace a noun. In that
case, they have an accent mark.
Los Pronombres Demostrativos
Los pronombres
Singular
éste
ésta
“this (one)”
ése
ésa
“that (one)”
aquél
aquélla
“that (one)” (over there)
Plural
éstos
éstas
“these (ones)”
ésos
ésas
“those (ones)”
aquéllos
aquéllas
“those (ones)” (over there)
Los Pronombres Demostrativos
Éste es fácil. (el libro)
This (one) is easy.
Ésos son difíciles. (los libros)
Those (ones) are difficult.
Aquéllos son aburridos (los libros)
Those (ones over there) are boring.
aquél
ésa
ésta
Sr. Perez
aquélla
ésa
éstos
Sr. Perez
Los Pronombres Demostrativos
 To refer to an idea, to an action, or to
something that has not yet been identified,
we use the demonstrative pronouns esto,
eso, or aquello. (This is the neutral gender)
 None of them have an accent mark.
 They are all singular.
Los Pronombres Demostrativos
Esto es fácil.
This is easy.
Eso es difícil.
That is difficult.
¿Qué es aquello?
What is that (over there)?
Let’s see you try these!
Sr. Perez
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Los Adjetivos Demostrativos