Remember- jamaicaYou use está lejos dedemonstrative nosotros.adjectives to pointout people or thingsthat are nearby jamaica estáand farther away. un poco más lejos. jamaica está cerca. This hibiscus is close.
A demonstrative adjective always comes before the noun and agrees with it in gender and number. Pero, aquella chica está preocupada. But that girl (over there) is worried. Estos jovenes están alegres. These teens are happy.
Demonstrative adjectives can be used as pronouns to replace nouns. To distinguish them from demonstrative adjectives, they have a written accent mark. zapatos son peculiares.Pero están de moda. (these)
More examples of demonstrative pronouns… A mi no me gusta ese bolso. I don’t like that pocketbook.İPero ése es fantástico!But that one is fantastic!
To refer to an idea, or something that has not been identified, use the demonstrative pronouns ESTO, ESO, or AQUELLO. None of them has an accent mark.Esto es injusto. This is unfair.Me encantaría eso. I would love that.¿Qué es aquello? What is that (over there)?
Una Prueba Corta ¿Qué recuerdan Uds.?1. This puppy is so cute! Esteİ_______ perrito es tan lindo!2. That girl is pretty! Esaİ_________ chica es bonita!3. Those shoes (over there) are strange. Aquellos______________ zapatos son raros.
4. These (referring to the girls) are tall. Éstas____________ son altas.5. That one (referring to a girl) is worried. Ésa_____________ está preocupada.6. Those (over there-referring to the puppies)are having fun. Aquéllos________________ se divierten.
So remember…• Demonstrative adjectives are used to point out people or thingsthat are nearby and farther away.• A demonstrative adjective always comes before the noun andagrees with it in gender and in number. (ex. Este libro, esa chica)• Demonstrative adjectives can also be used as PRONOUNS toreplace nouns. To distinguish them from adjectives, they have awritten accent mark. (ex. Éste, ésa, aquéllos)• To refer to an idea or something that has not been identified,use the demonstrative pronouns ESTO, ESO, or AQUELLO.None of them has an accent mark.
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