|What are the demonstrative adjectives and what do they mean?||“This/these” (near the speaker) |
“That/those” (farther away)
“That/those” (at a great distance)
How do they work?
|Demonstrative adjectives match in gender and number the noun that they describe and go before the noun.|
|1. Whose book is this? |
2. I like those pencils.
3. That reporter is from channel 12.
|1. ¿De quién es este libro? |
2. Me gustan esos lápices
3.Aquella reportera es del canal 12.
|Demonstrative pronouns ||These words (este/ese/aquel) can also be pronouns that take the place of nouns.|
|What's the difference between a demonstrative adjective and a demonstrative pronoun?||A demonstrative pronoun has an accent-adjectives do not. |
¿Saben quién es ese señor?
Aquella reportera es del canal 12.