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Les Adjectifs
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Adjectives
In French adjectives must agree
in number and gender with what
they are describing.
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Feminine Adjectives
 Typically to make an adjective
feminine, add an e
 Examples:
grand (masculine)
grande (feminine)
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Feminine Adjectives
 Some adjectives in French are
irregular…
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Irregular Adjectives
Note these ending changes:
if  ive
eux  euse
ier  ière
é  ée
eau elle
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
BEAU
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
BEAU
MASCULINE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
HEUREUX
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
HEUREUX
MASCULINE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PARESSEUSE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PARESSEUSE
FEMININE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ACTIVE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ACTIVE
FEMININE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
SPORTIF
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
SPORTIF
MASCULINE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
MERVEILLEUSE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
MERVEILLEUSE
FEMININE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PREMIER
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PREMIER
MASCULINE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ORGANISÉE
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ORGANISÉE
FEMININE
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Irregular Adjectives
Note these plural ending changes:
ifs  ives
eux  euses
iers  ières
és  ées
eaux elles
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MASCULINE, PLURAL OR
FEMININE, PLURAL?
ORGANISÉES
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MASCULINE, PLURAL OR
FEMININE, PLURAL?
ORGANISÉES
FEMININE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
BEAUX
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
BEAUX
MASCULINE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
HEUREUX
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
HEUREUX
MASCULINE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PARESSEUSES
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PARESSEUSES
FEMININE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ACTIVES
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ACTIVES
FEMININE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
SPORTIFS
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
SPORTIFS
MASCULINE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
MERVEILLEUSE
S
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
MERVEILLEUSES
FEMININE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PREMIERS
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
PREMIERS
MASCULINE,
PLURAL
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ORGANISÉES
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MASCULINE OR FEMININE?
ORGANISÉES
FEMININE,
PLURAL
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Adjectives

  1. 1. + Les Adjectifs
  2. 2. + Adjectives In French adjectives must agree in number and gender with what they are describing.
  3. 3. + Feminine Adjectives  Typically to make an adjective feminine, add an e  Examples: grand (masculine) grande (feminine)
  4. 4. + Feminine Adjectives  Some adjectives in French are irregular…
  5. 5. + Irregular Adjectives Note these ending changes: if  ive eux  euse ier  ière é  ée eau elle
  6. 6. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? BEAU
  7. 7. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? BEAU MASCULINE
  8. 8. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? HEUREUX
  9. 9. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? HEUREUX MASCULINE
  10. 10. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PARESSEUSE
  11. 11. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PARESSEUSE FEMININE
  12. 12. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ACTIVE
  13. 13. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ACTIVE FEMININE
  14. 14. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? SPORTIF
  15. 15. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? SPORTIF MASCULINE
  16. 16. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? MERVEILLEUSE
  17. 17. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? MERVEILLEUSE FEMININE
  18. 18. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PREMIER
  19. 19. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PREMIER MASCULINE
  20. 20. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ORGANISÉE
  21. 21. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ORGANISÉE FEMININE
  22. 22. + Irregular Adjectives Note these plural ending changes: ifs  ives eux  euses iers  ières és  ées eaux elles
  23. 23. + MASCULINE, PLURAL OR FEMININE, PLURAL? ORGANISÉES
  24. 24. + MASCULINE, PLURAL OR FEMININE, PLURAL? ORGANISÉES FEMININE, PLURAL
  25. 25. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? BEAUX
  26. 26. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? BEAUX MASCULINE, PLURAL
  27. 27. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? HEUREUX
  28. 28. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? HEUREUX MASCULINE, PLURAL
  29. 29. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PARESSEUSES
  30. 30. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PARESSEUSES FEMININE, PLURAL
  31. 31. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ACTIVES
  32. 32. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ACTIVES FEMININE, PLURAL
  33. 33. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? SPORTIFS
  34. 34. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? SPORTIFS MASCULINE, PLURAL
  35. 35. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? MERVEILLEUSE S
  36. 36. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? MERVEILLEUSES FEMININE, PLURAL
  37. 37. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PREMIERS
  38. 38. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? PREMIERS MASCULINE, PLURAL
  39. 39. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ORGANISÉES
  40. 40. + MASCULINE OR FEMININE? ORGANISÉES FEMININE, PLURAL
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