Exercises: demonstratives

Adjetivos demostrativos II: this, that, these or those

Completa la oración con this, that, these o those.

1 scissors are sharpened.

These scissors are sharpened.> Acompaña a un nombre plural y se refiere a un objeto que está cerca.

2 box is wet.

That box is wet> Acompaña a un nombre singular y se refiere a un objeto que está a cierta distancia.

3 tomatoes are very big.

These tomatoes are very big> Se refiere a un grupo de objetos y que están a cierta distancia.

4 What was noise?

What was that noise?> Se refiere a un elemento singular y que está a cierta distancia.

5 See you at 6. Is OK for you?

Is that OK for you?> Se refiere a un elemento concreto y abstracto.

6 Hi, is Peter.

Hi, this is Peter> Se refiere a una persona cercana, por tanto va en singular.

7 boots you're wearing look fashionable.

These boots you're wearing look fashionable> Se refiere a varios elementos cercanos.

8 "Let's go home." " a great idea."

That's a great idea> Se refiere a una idea abstracta y singular.

9 Look at ducks over there.

Look at those ducks over there> Se refiere a un grupo de elementos que están a cierta distancia.

10 I'm going to Berlin weekend again, so I'll see you there in two days.

I'm going to Berlin this weekend again, so I'll see you there in two days.> Se refiere a un elemento concreto y cercano.