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Request for help with Spanish direct and indirect object pronouns

This section is very difficult for me. Are there any good supplemental websites that can explain it?

5 years ago

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If you are serious about studying Spanish for the long term and want to make a good investment, i recommend the grammar book ´A new reference Grammar of Modern Spanish´ by John butt and Carmen benjamin. It was a required material for my university Spanish degree and all the professors owned a copy. I bought one from Amazon about 5 years ago and it has been worth every penny. Every single grammar doubt I have ever had in the years since has always been answered in there and it´s very comprehensive but still easy to understand.

5 years ago

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Try and borrow the following book from your local library - Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect (McGraw-Hill)) [Paperback] I found it really good as it is illustrated with plenty of examples and explanations. Also once you get confident and need extra practice see Quizlet.com for some exercises. Good luck

5 years ago

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Thank you for the suggestions. I will look into those.

I seem to have two problems: 1. when to put the "a" at the front of the sentence, and 2. when to use "a ella" or something similar at the end, because it often seems redundant.

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This part of grammar is known as "Personal a" in Spanish. There are many links explaining this ,just google "Personal a" . Here's one explanation ;

http://spanish.about.com/cs/grammar/a/personal_a.htm

Also remember this is a problem area for everyone who learns Spanish as a foreign language ,with practice you'll get used to when and when not it applies.

Good luck.

5 years ago