When to use al and del in Spanish?
Let’s find out when to use the contractions al and del in Spanish.
Note: When “a” or “de” precedes the definite article “el”, the two words combine to form a contraction.
Vamos al estadio – Vamos
a el estadio – (Let’s go to the stadium)
Al and Del in Spanish – Rules
Note: “de + la”, “de + las”, “de + los”, “a + la”, “a + las”,and “a + los” are never contracted.
Tip: The pronoun (él) does have a written accent and means “he”. The definite article (el) does not have a written accent and means “the”.
Es el carro de él.- It’s his car.
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