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I can… Talk about what people like and dont like. Correctly use the four forms of the in Spanish. Change nouns from singular to plural and from plural to singular. Correctly use the word de to show possession, talk about types of things, and to tell where people and things are from.
Textbook. Page 60 1.All nouns in Spanish are either masculine of feminine. Masculine nouns usually end in –o (carro, helado) Feminine nouns usually end in –a ( fiesta, fruta)
2. Making singular nouns plural. To make a noun that ends in a vowel (a,e,I,o,u) plural, add –s. Estudiante-- Estudiantes, Elefantes To make nouns that end in consonants plural, add –es. Animal-- animales Tamal Tamales
3. The four forms of the in Spanish. Four Forms of THE SingularPlural Masculine Ellos Feminine Lalas
4. Use definite articles to talk about a nouns as a general category or when saying what you like with gusta(n). ¿Cómo son los carros? Son interesantes. Me gustan los carros.
Uses of de The preposition de has many uses in Spanish. De means of for from in English.
First Use De can be used to show possession or relationship. El carro es de Janet. The car is Janets. El helado es de Mark. The ice cream is Marks. Never use an apostrophe in Spanish!! Spanish does NOT the apostrophe.
Second Use De can be used to indicate what type of thing youre describing. Me gustan los libros de aventuras. No me gustan los libros de amor. ¡Me gustan las películas de terror! El helado de chocolate es delicioso.
¡Buenas tardes! Copy: There will be a test next Tuesday on Unit 3. What I do in my free time Where I go in my free time Sports and activities Inviting someone to go somewhere Telling what people are going to do. Telling what people know how to do. (Yo sé/sabes) Time/date/weather/and location of events Weather reports(giving information and understanding.)
Third Use The word de can be used to tell where people and things are from. La mochila es de China. The bookbag is from China. Los lápices son de Los Estados Unidos. The pencils are from the United States.
Special Note: De + THE The preposition de followed by el, makes the contraction del. El carro del profesor es azul. El carro de la profesora es rojo. Los carros de los estudiantes son viejos. Los carros de las estudiantes son nuevos.