Personal Pronouns – Free Exercise

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Choose the correct stressed personal pronoun.

  1. Ayer fui a comprar.[Yesterday I went shopping.]|fui is 1st person singular: yo
  2. Mi hermana tiene 3 años más que .[My sister is 3 years older than me.]|When making a comparison after que, we have to use the stressed pronoun.
  3. es una chica estupenda.[She’s a cool girl.]|es is 3rd person singular, chica is feminine: ella.
  4. ¿Este regalo es para  ?[Is this gift for me?]|After a preposition, we use the stressed object pronoun.
  5. A nos gustan los deportes.[We like sports.]|In this case, nos can only be used together with nosotros.
  6. - ¿Es el señor Gómez?
    - Sí, soy .[– Are you Mr Gómez?|- Yes, that’s me.]|es can also be the formal polite form in the singular: usted|soy is 1st person singular: yo
  7. Me acuerdo mucho de .[I think about you a lot.]|After a preposition, we use the stressed object pronoun.

Choose the correct unstressed personal pronoun.

  1. Las cerezas gustan mucho.[I like cherries a lot.]|Indirect object-pronoun, 1st person: me.
  2. ¿Has traído la revista que te dejé? Sí, he traído.[Did you bring along the magazine that I lent you?Yes, I brought it along.]|Direct object-pronoun, 3rd person feminine: la
  3. ¿Dónde has dejado los zapatos? he dejado en el dormitorio.[Where did you put your shoes? - I put them in the bedroom.]|Direct object-pronoun 3rd person plural: los
  4. ¿Has vuelto a ver a tu amiga de la escuela? Sí, vi hace una semana en la calle.[Did you see your school friend again? Yes, I saw her a week ago in the street.]|Direct object-pronoun, 3rd person singular feminine: la
  5. ¿A quién has dado el ramo de flores ? he dado a mi madre.[To whom did you give the bouquet? I gave it to my mother.]|Indirect object-pronoun, 3rd person singular: le
  6. dieron un premio.[They gave us a prize.]|Indirect object-pronoun, 1st person plural: nos

Rewrite the sentences, replacing the underlined sections with the correct pronouns.

  1. Tu padre y tú siempre vais a correr los sábados.
     [You and your father always go running on Saturdays. You (pl.) always go running on Saturdays.]|Subject-pronoun, 2nd person plural: vosotros
  2. Ayer compré un regalo para Carmen y Lola.
     [Yesterday I bought a gift for Carmen and Lola. Yesterday I bought a gift for them.]|Stressed direct object-pronoun, 3rd person plural feminine: ellas
  3. Han dado a Fernando el primer premio.
     [They gave Fernando the first prize. They gave him the first prize.]|Indirect object-pronoun, 3rd person singular: le
  4. He dicho al fontanero que venga esta tarde.
     [I told the plumber to come today. I told him to come today.]|Indirect object-pronoun, 3rd person singular: le
  5. Dame el cuaderno, por favor.
     [Give me the notebook, please. Give it to me, please.]|Direct object-pronoun, 3rd person singular masculine: lo. With a positive imperative, the pronoun can only come after the verb. Here we need to add an accent to ensure that the pronunciation remains unchanged.
  6. La semana pasada vi a Roberto en el concierto.
     [Last week I saw Roberto at the concert. Last week I saw him at the concert.]|Direct object-pronoun, 3rd person singular masculine: lo (or le, because it’s a person)
  7. He visto hoy la casa que tanto te gusta.
    La casa que tanto te gusta  [I saw the house you like so much today. That house you like so much – I saw it today.]|If the direct object comes at the beginning of the sentence, we need to repeat the direct object-pronoun.|3rd person singular feminine: la