Category Archives: Lesson 3

Gustar-Type verb Construction

Spanish gustar type verbs There are some verbs in Spanish that use the indirect object pronoun as a substitute of the subject that would appear in English translation.  The subject in an English sentence becomes the indirect object in Spanish. … Continue reading

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Spanish pronouns’ examples when “Se” switch “le”

Spanish pronouns’ examples when “Se” replaces “le” Try to say “Le lo voy a dar” Now try to say ” Se lo voy a dar” . Doesn’t it sound better? Do you understand why le changes to se? If not … Continue reading

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Examples Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns

Examples Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns ME Ellos me escriben Verb: Escriben (present of escribir) Who write?  Ellos To Whom? ME (pronoun) -to me NOS Ellos nos escriben Verb: Escriben (present of escribir) Who write?  Ellos To Whom? Nos (pronoun) – to us … Continue reading

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Examples of Spanish Direct Object Pronouns

Examples of Spanish Direct Object Pronouns   Me Yo me peino. (I comb my hair) Peino: present of the verb peinar (to comb) Who is combing the hair? Yo, then Yo is the subject What about the verb what is … Continue reading

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Pronombres no-personales (non-personal pronouns)

a) Demostrativos (demostrative) b) Interrogativos o exclamativos (interrogative and exclamative) c) Indefinidos (undefined) d) numerales (numerals)

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Putting Direct & Indirect Object Pronouns Together

Putting Direct & Indirect Object Pronouns Together Do you know that Indirect Object and Direct Object can be used together? The sentences that follow are examples of both object pronouns being used together. For instance (por ejemplo): Does Diego give … Continue reading

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Pronombres personales (personal pronouns)

Pronombres personales (personal pronouns) Personal pronouns are generally defined as the grammatical category that can occupy the position of the noun, when it is omited to avoid repetition. Two different kind of personal pronouns a) Tonic (pronombres tónicos)   b) Atone pronouns (pronombres átonos)      

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(2) Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns

(2) Spanish Indirect Object Pronouns   An indirect object is the person or thing for whom an action is being or has been performed, usually indicated in English by the words “to” or “for.” Jenny is writing a letter to her father. The … Continue reading

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Spanish Relative Pronouns

Spanish Relative Pronouns Relative pronouns are used to join two clauses, the second qualifying the subject of the first. They are: que (that) el que, los que; la que, las que (that, which, which, which) lo que (what) quien, quienes (Who, who) el cual, los cuales; la cual, las cuales (who, whom, which, which) lo cual (which) cuyo, cuyos; cuya, cuyas (whose, whose, which, whose) donde … Continue reading

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Spanish verbs

Spanish verbs   The Spanish verbs, like any other verb, represents the action, condition or process. The verb is the action that makes the subject.  It is a word that expresses actions or states at a given time. You probably know what a verb means, but it is very relevant to mention it because is the most … Continue reading

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