2 Spanish articlesEnglish often uses definite articles (the) and indefinite articles (a, an) before nouns.Spanish also has definite and indefinite articles—used much more!Spanish articles vary in form because they agree in gender and number with the nouns they modify.
3 Definite articlesSpanish has four forms that are equivalent to the English definite article the. You use definite articles to refer to specific nouns.MasculineSingularel diccionariothe dictionaryPlurallos diccionariosthe dictionariesFeminineSingularla computadorathe computerPlurallas computadorasthe computers
4 Indefinite articles unos amigos Singular Plural Singular Plural Spanish has four forms that are equivalent to the English indefinite article, which according to context may mean a, an, or some. You use indefinite articles to refer to unspecified persons or things.MasculineSingularun amigoa (one) friendPluralunos amigossome friendsFeminineSingularuna banderaa (one) flagPluralunas banderassome flags
5 ¿el, la, los o las? _____ chico _____ chica _____ maleta ¡INTÉNTALO! Provide a definite article for each noun in the first column and an indefinite article for each noun in the second column.¿el, la, los o las?_____ chico_____ chica_____ maleta_____ cuadernos_____ lápiz_____ mujeres¿un, una, unos o unas?_____ autobús_____ escuela_____ computadora_____ hombre_____ señoras_____ lápices
6 Los infinitivosAn infinitive (el infinitivo) is the most basic verb form in all languages.In English, it is always preceded by "to," as in "to run," "to love," and "to travel."In Spanish, infinitives consist of only one word and are separated into three different conjugations according to their endings:-ar, -er, or -ir.These endings are attached to the root of a verb to form the whole infinitivehablar, correr, compartirVerbs in the infinitive form indicate what the action is but nothing about who is doing the action at what point in time.
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