daily routine: verbs + direct & indirect objects (beta)

reflexive & non-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 AND NON-REFLEXIVE DIRECT-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

present tense (is/does)

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would




PRONOUNS + PRONOUN 'TAGS'

MATCH IT

present tense (is/does)

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would







PART 2


INTRODUCTION

MATCH IT - SUBSTITUTION

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would




MATCH IT - PRONOUN 'TAGS'

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would







REVIEW

MATCH IT

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would







INDIRECT-OBJECT PRONOUNS + PRONOUN 'TAGS'

MATCH IT

spanish vocabulary transitive verbs intelengua

TRY A PAST TENSE:

was

did

has

NO PRACTICE FOR "HAD"

TRY THE FUTURE TENSE:

will

TRY THE CONDITIONAL MODE:

would