Definite and Indefinite Articles

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Definite and Indefinite Articles

  1. 1. Definite and Indefinite Articles<br />
  2. 2. Spark- Articles for a Party<br /> In Spanish, feminine nouns are usually accompanied by definite articles. Definite articles are equivalent to the English word the and point out something specific. In Spanish, use:<br />El with singular masculine nouns<br />La with singular feminine nouns<br />Los with plural masculine nouns<br />Las with plural feminine nouns<br /> Imagine you’re organizing a surprise birthday party for your friend. Write a list of foods you need. Be sure to include the correct definite articles.<br />
  3. 3. Meta<br />Learn about definite and indefinite articles. Then practice using these articles to identify people and things.<br />
  4. 4. English Grammar Connection<br />Definite articles (in English, the) are used with nouns to indicate specific persons, places, or things. Indefinite articles (a, an) are used with nouns to indicate nonspecific persons, places, or things.<br />The boy is a friend. El chicoes un amigo.<br />The= definite article El= definite article<br />A= indefinite article un= indefinite article<br />
  5. 5. In Spanish, articles match nouns in gender and number.<br />Here’s how: All Spanish nouns, even if they refer to objects, are either masculine or feminine. <br />Nouns ending in –o are usually masculine.<br />Nouns ending in –a are usually feminine.<br />
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  7. 7. Matches<br />Los libros son para la maestra.<br />The books are for the teacher.<br />To form the plural of a noun, add –s if the noun ends in a vowel. Add –es if the noun ends in a consonant.<br />Estudiante -> estudiantes<br />Mujer-> mujeres<br />
  8. 8. Animated Grammar<br />Video<br />
  9. 9. Actividad 5<br />Complete the sentences with the correct definite article.<br />P. 62 en los libros<br />
  10. 10. Actividad 7<br />Identify these foods using indefinite articles.<br />
  11. 11. Los Cuadernos<br />P. 27<br />
  12. 12. Ticket<br />La a. libro<br />Unasb. hombres<br />El c. television<br />Unosd. frutas<br />
  13. 13. Tarea<br />Sheet<br />

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