indirect objects

verbs like gustar | indirect objects | other uses | facilexico vocabulary


Verbs like "gusta" - With Indirect Objects

pleases, interests, enchants, fascinates, satisfies, displeases, bothers/annoys, confuses, bores, aches/hurts


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

This vocabulary includes verbs like "gusta" ("pleases").

These are verbs that always use a direct object in English ("Something pleases him") but usually use an indirect object in Spanish ("Algo le gusta").

With these verbs in Spanish, the indirect object is the first and only object of the verb, something that never happens in English. In Spanish, note that most of these verbs can also be used with direct objects for a slight difference in meaning, a nuance that is hard to explain.

Another verb that follows this pattern in Spanish is "importa", which in English is expressed with an object of a preposition: "eso me importa" expresses "that matters to me.

There are many other verbs in Spanish that follow this indirect-object pattern that require very different wording/structures in English: "queda", "sobra", "falta", etc.

Also remember that the Spanish objects "me/te/nos/se" can be either direct or indirect. In other words, in these four cases, the direct-object pronouns and the indirect-object pronouns are spelled exactly the same.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.


With Indirect-object Pronouns

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

was     did     has     had

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

will     would

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With Indirect-object Pronouns and Pronoun 'Tags'

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

was     did     has     had

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

will     would

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accidents and injuries | direct and indirect objects | reflexive only | facilexico vocabulary


Accidents - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Reflexive Only

hurts/injures, cuts, burns, breaks, sprains/twists, bruises, scrapes/scratches

This vocabulary requires that you understand how indirect objects work in Spanish, including reflexive indirect objects. Take a few days to learn about them here.


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

To express these ideas, keep in mind that the natural wording in English is different from Spanish. Make sure to add an indirect object and to use the word "the" in Spanish: don't think "he breaks his leg" but rather "he breaks himself the leg".

This same structure is used for many actions that are part of one's daily routine to get ready: in Spanish, don't think "she washes her hair" but rather "she washes herself the hair".

Recall that in a sentence like "se corta" ("he cuts himself"), the verb has one object: se is the direct object of the verb.

But in a sentence like "se corta el dedo" ("he cuts himself the finger"), the verb has two objects: el dedo becomes the direct object of the verb, and se is now the indirect object of the verb.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.


With Indirect Objects

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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daily routine | indirect objects | non-reflexive and reflexive | facilexico vocabulary


Daily Routine - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Non-reflexive & Reflexive

This vocabulary requires that you understand how indirect objects work in Spanish, including reflexive indirect objects. Take a few days to learn about them here.


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

Remember that the verb really isn't reflexive, the object is reflexive.

An object is reflexive if it is the same as the subject:

· he bought himself a taco

· they will give themselves more time

· I have written myself a note

Calling a verb with a reflexive indirect object a "reflexive verb" is misleading and inexact.

The verbs included in a typical daily-routine unit are usually only practiced with reflexive pronouns, but they can also be practiced logically with non-reflexive pronouns. Although these ideas are usually not expressed in English using indirect objects, translating the ideas literally from Spanish to English shows how Spanish-speakers think:

· a man who goes to a barber will say, "he trims me the beard". And the barber will say "I trim him the beard".

· patients in a hospital will say, "they wash us the body", and the nurses will say, "we bathe them the body".

It's all very logical!

Part 1


Introduction

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Pronouns With Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Part 2 - Two Object Pronouns at Once


Introduction

MATCH IT - SUBSTITUTION

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

was     did     has

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Indirect-Object Pronouns with Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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daily routine | indirect objects | reflexive only | facilexico vocabulary


Daily Routine - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Reflexive

This vocabulary requires that you understand how indirect objects work in Spanish, including reflexive indirect objects. Take a few days to learn about them here.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.

Part 1


Verbs

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Verbs + Nouns - Group #1

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Verbs + Nouns - Group #2

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Part 2 - Two Object Pronouns at Once


Introduction

MATCH IT - SUBSTITUTION

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review - With Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

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syntax | indirect objects | verbs like gustar | cromagramatica


Verbs like "gusta" - With Indirect Objects

pleases, interests, enchants, fascinates, satisfies, displeases, bothers/annoys, confuses, bores, aches/hurts


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

This vocabulary includes verbs like "gusta" ("pleases").

These are verbs that always use a direct object in English ("Something pleases him") but usually use an indirect object in Spanish ("Algo le gusta").

With these verbs in Spanish, the indirect object is the first and only object of the verb, something that never happens in English. In Spanish, note that most of these verbs can also be used with direct objects for a slight difference in meaning, a nuance that is hard to explain.

Another verb that follows this pattern in Spanish is "importa", which in English is expressed with an object of a preposition: "eso me importa" expresses "that matters to me.

There are many other verbs in Spanish that follow this indirect-object pattern that require very different wording/structures in English: "queda", "sobra", "falta", etc.

Also remember that the Spanish objects "me/te/nos/se" can be either direct or indirect. In other words, in these four cases, the direct-object pronouns and the indirect-object pronouns are spelled exactly the same.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.


With Indirect-object Pronouns

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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With Indirect-object Pronouns and Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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syntax | indirect objects | other uses | accidents and injuries | reflexive only | cromagramatica


Accidents - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Reflexive Only

hurts/injures, cuts, burns, breaks, sprains/twists, bruises, scrapes/scratches


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

To express these ideas, keep in mind that the natural wording in English is different from Spanish. Make sure to add an indirect object and to use the word "the" in Spanish: don't think "he breaks his leg" but rather "he breaks himself the leg".

This same structure is used for many actions that are part of one's daily routine to get ready: in Spanish, don't think "she washes her hair" but rather "she washes herself the hair".

Recall that in a sentence like "se corta" ("he cuts himself"), the verb has one object: se is the direct object of the verb.

But in a sentence like "se corta el dedo" ("he cuts himself the finger"), the verb has two objects: el dedo becomes the direct object of the verb, and se is now the indirect object of the verb.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.


With Indirect Objects

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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syntax | indirect objects | other uses | daily routine | reflexive and non-reflexive | cromagramatica


Daily Routine - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Non-reflexive & Reflexive


MINI-LESSON

Reflexive & Non-reflexive Indirect-Object Pronouns

Remember that the verb really isn't reflexive, the object is reflexive.

An object is reflexive if it is the same as the subject:

· he bought himself a taco

· they will give themselves more time

· I have written myself a note

Calling a verb with a reflexive indirect object a "reflexive verb" is misleading and inexact.

The verbs included in a typical daily-routine unit are usually only practiced with reflexive pronouns, but they can also be practiced logically with non-reflexive pronouns. Although these ideas are usually not expressed in English using indirect objects, translating the ideas literally from Spanish to English shows how Spanish-speakers think:

· a man who goes to a barber will say, "he trims me the beard". And the barber will say "I trim him the beard".

· patients in a hospital will say, "they wash us the body", and the nurses will say, "we bathe them the body".

It's all very logical!

Part 1


Introduction

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Pronouns With Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Part 2 - Two Object Pronouns at Once


Introduction

MATCH IT - SUBSTITUTION

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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MATCH IT

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Indirect-Object Pronouns with Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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syntax | indirect objects | other uses | daily routine | reflexive only | cromagramatica


Daily Routine - Verbs with Direct & Indirect Objects

Reflexive

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.

Part 1


Verbs

MATCH IT

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Verbs + Nouns - Group #1

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Verbs + Nouns - Group #2

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Part 2 - Two Object Pronouns at Once


Introduction

MATCH IT - SUBSTITUTION

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Review - With Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCH IT

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

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syntax | indirect objects | other uses | daily routine | noun review | cromagramatica


Daily Routine - Noun Review

This vocabulary is important to know before you move on to the reflexive and non-reflexive practice.

Make sure to SAY every answer in Spanish before you click it.


Review: Parts of the Body

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spanish vocabulary | daily routine | nouns | parts of the body | intelengua

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CHOOSE IT - EL... or LA... ?

spanish vocabulary | daily routine | nouns | parts of the body | definite articles | intelengua

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Review: Personal-care Products

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spanish vocabulary | daily routine | nouns | personal care products | intelengua

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CHOOSE IT - EL... or LA... ?

spanish vocabulary | daily routine nouns with definite articles | personal care products | intelengua

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syntax | indirect object of verb | personal pronouns | with direct object pronouns | double object pronouns | cromagramatica


Indirect Objects of the Verb

Direct-Object Pronouns & Indirect-Object Pronouns at the Same Time

This practice is not meant to be finished in one day or in one sitting. Do some one day, then come back a few more times!


Vocabulary - Common Verbs of Giving & Taking

MATCHING

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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Pronoun Substitution

MATCHING

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE OR CONDITIONAL:

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With Personal-Pronoun 'Tags'

MATCHING

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TRY A PAST TENSE:

(NO "HAD" PRACTICE)

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

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