Presentación del tema: "GENDER AND ADJECTIVE AGREEMENT. Gender and Adjective Agreement Nouns and pronouns in Spanish are divided into genders. Nouns for men and boys are."— Transcripción de la presentación:
Gender and Adjective Agreement Nouns and pronouns in Spanish are divided into genders. Nouns for men and boys are masculine. Masculine: amigo, Juan, él Nouns for women and girls are feminine. Feminine: amiga, Maria, ella
Gender and Adjective Agreement Adjectives describe nouns. They have different forms that match or agree with, the noun or pronoun in gender. The masculine form of most adjectives ends in o, while the feminine form ends in a. Raul es romántico. Maria es romántica.
Which of the following adjectives would describe an unfriendly female? A. antipática B. simpática C. antipático D. simpático
How would you say “He is athletic”? A. Él es atlética. B. Él es atlético. C. Ella es atlética.
How would you say “She is pretty”? A. Ella es bonito. B. Él es bonito. C. Ella es bonita.
Gender and Adjective Agreement Adjectives that end in e have the same masculine and feminine forms. Rafael es inteligente. Carmen es inteligente.
Gender and Adjective Agreement Adjectives ending in consonants do not add an a unless they end in -or or are adjectives of nationality. Lorenzo es intelectual y trabajador. Gloria es intelectual y trabajadora. Sergio es español. Sara es española.
Which adjective would describe a hardworking female? A. trabajador B. trabajadoro C. trabajadora
Which of the following sentences would say “I am (female speaking) German.” A. Soy alemán B. Soy alemana C. Soy alemano
Gender and Adjective Agreement Adjectives also agree with nouns in number. An adjective that describes one person or thing is in singular form. When it describes more than one person or thing, its form is plural. If the singular form ends in a vowel add s to make it plural. If it ends in a consonant add es. Joaquin es alto. Paco y Luis son altos. Rosa es intelectual. Mis amigos son intelectuales.
Gender and Adjective Agreement To describe a mixed group of men and women or boys and girls, use the masculine plural form of the adjective. Carlos y Ana son románticos.
They (mixed gender) are outgoing. A. Ellos son extrovertidas. B. Ellos son extrovertidos. C. Ellas son extrovertidos.
Maria and Elena are shy. A. María y Elena son tímidas. B. María y Elena son tímidos. C. María y Elena son extrovertidas.
Which sentence says “We (all female) are friendly.”? A. Nosotros somos simpáticas B. Nosotros somos simpáticos C. Nosotras somos simpáticas
Exit Slip Page 51- Activity 12 Complete the paragraph with the correct form of the adjective in parenthesis. Then, translate the entire paragraph to English.
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