The Personal a

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Introduce your Spanish class to the personal a, used when the direct object is a person or personified thing. You can show the provided presentation first and direct them to the other two tabs on this webpage for reference and additional explanation. 

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  • Webpage provides examples, which are translated and color-coded for clarity
  • Presentation includes one practice exercise that you can assign or adapt

  • Some of the vocabulary in the examples might be too advanced for students who are just learning the personal a
  • You will most likely need to plan out your own instructional steps and exercises to make this into a complete lesson