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Subject Pronouns

Similar to English, subject pronouns replace a name for a person.

Singular

Plural

Spanish

English

Spanish

English

Yo

I

Nosotros, Nosotras

We (male), We (female)

You (informal)

 

 

Usted

You (formal)

Ustedes

You (formal/informal)

Él

He

Ellos

They (male/collective)

Ella

She

Ellas

They (female)

 

When speaking Spanish, verb endings indicate the subject so the subject pronoun is not typically spoken but only used for clarification. For example,

Spanish

English

Yollevo el libro

I carry the book

Llevo el libro

I carry the book

llevas el libro

You carry the book

Llevas el libro

You carry the book