Nouns and Adjectives Agreement

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Nouns and Adjectives Agreement

  1. 1. <ul><li>Preview </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns and pronouns </li></ul><ul><li>Adjectives </li></ul><ul><li>Singular and plural forms </li></ul><ul><li>Master Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar Guys </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Skits </li></ul>Gender and adjective agreement
  2. 2. <ul><li>Nouns and pronouns in Spanish are divided into genders. </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns for men and boys are masculine . </li></ul>Nouns and pronouns Masculine : amigo, él, Juan Feminine: amiga, ella, María <ul><li>Nouns for women and girls are feminine . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The masculine form of most adjectives ends in - o , while the feminine form ends in -a . </li></ul>Adjectives Raúl es romántic o . Mari es romántic a .
  4. 4. Adjectives Rafael es inteligent e . Carmen es inteligent e . <ul><li>Adjectives that end in an -e have the same masculine and feminine forms. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Adjectives ending in consonants do not add an -a , unless they end in -or or are adjectives of nationality. </li></ul>Adjectives Lorenzo es intelectua l y trabajad or . Gloria es intelectua l y trabajador a . Sergio es españo l . Sara es espa ñol a .
  6. 6. <ul><li>Adjectives also agree with nouns in number. </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective that describes one person or thing is in singular form. </li></ul>Singular and plural forms Joaqu í n es alt o . Rosa es intelectua l .
  7. 7. <ul><li>When an adjective describes more than one person or thing, its form is plural . </li></ul><ul><li>If the singular form ends in a vowel, add -s to make it plural. </li></ul>Singular and plural forms Paco y Luis son alto s . Mis amigos son intelectual es . Joaqu í n es alt o . Rosa es intelectua l . <ul><li>If it ends in a consonant, add -es . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>To describe a mixed group of men and women, or boys and girls, use the masculine plural form of the adjective: </li></ul>Singular and plural forms Carlos y Ana son rom á ntic os .
  9. 9. Master Teachers: Gender and adjective agreement <ul><li>Click above to start the video. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Grammar Guys: Gender and adjective agreement <ul><li>Click above to start the video. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Teen Skits: Gender and adjective agreement <ul><li>Click above to start the video. </li></ul>

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