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Adjective + Noun Agreement
What are adjectives? How are they different in Spanish? Why is a nouns gender and number so important?
What is an adjective? Adjectives describes nouns!!
Adjectives must match the noun that it describes in both gender and number.
Luis is tall = Luis es _______. Luisa is tall. = Luisa es ______.
Luis and Juan are tall. = Luis y Juan son __________. Luisa and Marta are tall. = Luisa y Marta son ___________.
Nouns cannot change gender without changing the meaning but…
Alto = tall Alta = tall Altos = tall Altas =tall Adjectives must change to match the noun!!!!!!!
Video Clip: The Standard Deviants XI XI
1.The boys are funny. 2. Maria is lazy. 3. Susana and Juana are serious.
Los chicos son __________________ (nice). La falda es ________________ (short). Maria y Juan son ________________ (short). Paco y yo somos __________________ (funny).
If the adjective and noun are side-by-side in the sentence, the __________ comes first.
In English we say… The white house
You would think that in Spanish you would say… La Blanca Casa
ENGLISH The tall girl The nice boys This is different from… The girl is tall. The boys are nice. SPANISH La chica alta. Los chicos simpáticos. This is different from… La chica es alta. Los chicos son simpáticos.
1. The ugly cats 2. A red T-shirt
1. The green shoes 2. The big house 3. A red blouse 4. Some pink pants 5. The nice boys
1. Maria has green eyes. 2. I wear a yellow T-shirt. 3. Carlos and Juan are tall. 4. Julia wears blue jeans and a white jacket.