 Objetivo: Yo puedo describir una
relacion ideal y dar mi opinión acerca
de la relación de otras personas
 Calentamiento:
 Who is carrying out the action of the
verb? circle
 Who or what is directly receiving the
action of the verb? underline
Yo amo las flores
 objeto directo
A direct
Comprendo
object
la pregunta.
answers who I understand
or what after what? . .. the
a verb.
question
To avoid repeating a direct
object, we often replace it with
“it”.
Do you understand the
question?
Yes, I understand it.
Spanish works the
same way.
The direct object
pronouns are:
Lo
La
Him, it, you
(form.)
Her, it, you
(form.)
Los
Las
Them, you
(pl.)
Them, you
(pl.)
Direct object pronouns can
refer to people or things.
They agree in gender and
number with the nouns they
replace.
Lo replaces a masc. singular
noun.
La replaces a fem. singular
noun.
Los replaces a
masculine plural noun
Las replaces a feminine
plural noun
If Tomas were to be referred to
as him, lo would be the pronoun
we would use.
Tomas = masc sing.
Masc. singular d.o. pronoun = lo
If shoes were to be referred to as
them, we would choose los.
Zapatos = Masculine plural
Los = Masculine plural
pronoun
A direct object pronoun
is placed just before the
conjugated verb.
¿Lees el periódico?
Sí lo leo.
If there is an infinitive
verb, the pronoun is
attached to the infinitive
ending.
¿Puedes lavar los platos?
Sí, puedo lavarlos.
When the pronoun replaces
both a masculine and
feminine direct object
noun, los is used.
¿Compras el vestido y las
dos faldas?
Sí, los compro.
Translate:
Do you want my
poster?
Yes I want it. Thank you
Answer:
¿Quieres mi cartel?
Sí, lo quiero. Gracias.
Translate:
I have to call Gloria.
Do you have to call
her?
Answer:
Tengo que llamar a
Gloria.
¿Tienes que llamarla?
Translate:
Escribo la tarea.
Yo no la escribo. Es
demasiado difícil.
A. Es importante que
B. Espero que
C. Te recomiendo que
D. Te sugiero que
E. Es necesario que
F. Yo pienso que
G. Te aconsejo que
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Direct Object Pronouns