Hoy es el 12 de marzo
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• Quiz Friday on –AR preterit and DOPs (today’s
• Block 2 will not meet on Wednesday
• Block 3 will not meet Thursday
• Extra Credit Opportunity
– Please come see me outside of class for
information on extra credit
Direct object pronouns
• What is a direct object (DO)?
– It is the word in a sentence that receives the
action of the verb.
– Example: I bought the tickets.
– Hint: say to yourself “who?” or “what?” after the
Direct object pronouns
• What is a direct object pronoun?
– It is a word that replaces the DO when it’s already
been mentioned
– Example: I bought them.
Direct object pronouns
• You bought the lift tickets. You bought them.
• I wore the sunglasses.
I wore them.
• David took the chair lift.
David took it.
• We invited Elena.
We invited her.
*these are English DOPs*
Direct object pronouns
• Based on the examples above, DOPs can
– a thing
– things
– a person
– more than one person
Direct object pronouns
• You already know three Spanish DOPs…
• And you know that they go…
before the verb
Direct object pronouns
• Me gusta la playa
– “The beach pleases me.”
• El médico nos examina.
– “The doctor examines us.”
• Yo te golpeé.
– “I hit you.”
Direct object pronouns
• The other Spanish DOPs are…
masculine, singular thing or person
feminine, singular thing or person
masculine, plural things or people
feminine, plural things or people
Por ejemplo…
• Tú compraste los boletos.
los compraste.
• Tú ____
Por ejemplo…
• Yo llevé las gafas de sol.
las llevé.
• Yo ____
Por ejemplo…
• David tomó el telesquí.
lo tomó.
• David ____
Por ejemplo…
• Nosotros invitamos a Elena.
la invitamos.
• Nosotros ____

Hoy es el 12 de marzo