Adjective – a word that describes a noun or distinguishes it from a group of other nouns.In English an adjective comes before the nounit describes and has one form.Ex: the red car the red cars Before car it has the same formeven though there are morecars
In Spanish, adjectives : come after the noun must agree with noun in number and gender.So each adjective that ends in an “o” has four forms: masculine, feminine, singular and plural. Ex. tall = alto, alta, altos, altasAdjectives that end in an “e” or a consonant have two forms: singular and plural. Ex. big = grande, grandes
Adjectives that end with “O” Adjectives that end in Singular Plural “O” have four forms. Masculine Alto Altos Masculine, Feminine, Feminine Alta Altas Singular, and Plural.Examples: Notice that the article, The tall boy = noun, el muchacho alto and adjective The tall girl = must match in gender and number. la muchacha alta Don’t forget that the adjective The tall boys = comes AFTER the noun los muchachos altos in Spanish! The tall girls = las muchachas altas
Adjectives that end with “E” or consonants • Adjectives that end in Singular Plural “e” or a consonant Adjectives that Inteligente Inteligentes end in “e” have only two forms – Consonant Popular Populares singular and plural. *If an adjective ends in a VOWEL,Examples: add an “s” to make if plural. The popular boy = *If it ends in a CONSONANT, el muchacho popular add an “es”. The popular girl = la muchacha popular Examples: The popular boys = The intelligent boy = el muchacho inteligente los muchachos populares intelligent girl = la muchacha inteligente The The popular girls = The intelligent boys = los muchachos inteligentes las muchachas populares The intelligent girls = las muchachas inteligentes Remember: ARTICLE, NOUN, and ADJECTIVE have to agree!