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Unformatted text preview: People sometimes find grammatical terms such as interrogative pronouns scary. If you count yourself among those who do, think of interrogative pronouns as “question words.” A question word is actually a pronoun because it is used in place of whatever noun would answer the question. Notice that all question words have accent marks. When you learn a word with an accent mark, it is helpful to say it out loud and clap your hands on the syllable with the accent mark. This will not only remind you to stress that syllable, but it will also help you remember that the word has an accent mark. Most of the question words have exact equivalents in Spanish and English. But there are a few issues you must understand to use the correct question word in context. There are three Spanish pronouns that can be translated by the English word “what.” Unfortunately, they are not pronouns that can be translated by the English word “what....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09