Direct Object Pronouns Capítulo 6-2 Direct Object Pronouns • A direct object • Comprendo la answers who or pregunta. what receives • I understand the action of what? . .. the the verb. question (la pregunta) Direct Object Pronouns • To avoid repeating a direct object, we often replace it with “it” in English. • Do you understand the question? • Yes, I understand it. Direct Object Pronouns • Spanish works the same way. • The direct object pronouns are: Singular Plural Lo Los him/it them La Las her/it them Direct Object Pronouns • Direct object pronouns can refer to people or things. • They agree in gender and number with the nouns they replace. For example • 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 For example • If eggs were to be referred to as them, we would choose los. • Los huevos = Masculine plural • Los = Masculine plural pronoun Direct Object Pronouns • A direct object pronoun is placed just before the conjugated verb. • ¿Comes el pollo? - Sí lo como. • ¿Quieres leche? - Sí la quiero. What is the Direct Object. What DOP would replace it? Frase Me encantan los cereales. Pongo las zanahorias en el refrigerador. Sacas el pollo del horno. Juan prefiere la manzana. Direct Object DOP Practice Abran sus libros a la página 60. Hacemos la actividad 37.