Los Adjetivos Demostrativos

(Demonstrative Adjectives)

Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
Point out persons, places or things relative to the position of the speaker – distance from the speaker. They always agree in number and gender with the noun they modify. Always come in front of the noun.

Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
Los adjetivos
Singular Plural

este esta “this” ese esa “that” aquel aquella “that” (over there)

estos estas “these” esos esas “those” aquellos aquellas “those” (over there)

Los Adjetivos Demostrativos
Este libro es fácil.
This book is easy.

Esos libros son difíciles.
Those books are difficult.

Aquellos libros son aburridos
Those books (over there) are boring.

aquel escritorio

esa silla

esta mesa
Sr. Duggan

aquella pimienta

esa taza

estos cubiertos
Sr. Duggan

1. I want this cup. Yo quiero esta taza. 4. She wants that cup. Ella quiere esa taza. 7. They want those cups over there. Ellos quieren aquellas tazas. 1. We prefer these forks. Nosotros preferimos estos tenedores. 4. You guys prefer those forks. Vosotros preferís esos tenedores. 7. But Luis prefers those forks over there. Pero Luis prefiere aquellos tenedores.

1. This photo is Manuel’s. Esta foto es de Manuel. 4. Who is that girl? ¿Quién es esa chica? 7. Those people over there are his siblings. Aquellas personas son sus hermanos. 1. I have to buy this table cloth. Tengo que comprar este mantel. 4. No, you should buy that table cloth. No, debes comprar ese mantel. 7. I think that I like that table cloth over there. Pienso que me gusta aquel mantel.

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