Flashcards in Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns Deck (11):
what are demonstrative adjectives and pronouns?
e.g. this / those /these etc
what must demonstrative adjectives agree with ?
the noun they're describing - just like normal adjectives
este / esta
estos / estas
that (not distant) =
ese / esa
those (not distant) =
esos / esas
that (more distant) =
aquel / aquella
those (more distant) =
aquellos / aquellas
what are demonstrative pronouns?
these are demonstrative adjectives used as 'standalone' words to represent a noun. this is the same in English- e.g. this one / those ones / that one etc.
e.g. of demonstrative pronouns in use...
1. this is the best product - esté es el mejor producto
2. i dont like this wine, i prefer that one - no me gust este vino, prefiero ése.
3. i wouldn't buy that - no comparía aquéllos