53 - a has no translation in the English sentences. Marta...

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The personal  a   Whenever the direct object of a sentence is a person or any word referring to a person, the  preposition  a  is placed in front of the direct object. This is called the  personal  a   and will disappear  when the direct object is turned into a pronoun. Notice in the following examples that the personal 
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Unformatted text preview: a has no translation in the English sentences. Marta invita a Laura . Marta invites Laura . El padre mira a los nios . The father sees the children . El maestro llama a los estudiantes . The teacher calls the students . Mis amigos y yo ayudamos a los pobres . My friends and I help the poor ....
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