2 Spanish IntensifiersIn Spanish, there are a number of words as well as one suffix that can be used to intensify the meaning of other words.
3 Spanish IntensifiersIntensifiers can be used with adjectives, adverbs, nouns, and verbs. They include words like muy (very), mucho (much, a lot), and sumamente (extremely).Es muy bonita. She is very pretty.Tenemos mucho dinero.We have a lot of money.
4 Spanish IntensifiersThe suffix “–ísimo” is an intensifier that can be attached to the end of many adjectives. It changes for gender and number:If the adjective ends in a vowel, drop it before adding the ending.-ísimo, -ísimos, -ísima, -ísimasbello (a) ¡Esta cocina es bellísima!This kitchen is very (extremely) beautiful.
5 Spanish IntensifiersWhen the last consonant in the adjective is c, g or z, spelling changes are required before adding –ísimo (a, os, as).c > qurico > riquísimog > gulargo > larguísimoz > cfeliz > felicísimo
6 Spanish Intensifiers Now translate these sentences: The homework is really easy.La tarea es facilísima.Ana is absolutely beautiful.Ana es bonitísima.They are super rich.Ellos son riquísimos.