2AdjectivesAdjectives are words that describes people, places, and things.In Spanish descriptive adjectives are used with the verb ser to point out the characters such as nationality, size, color, shape, personality, and appearance.Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns.In Spanish, adjectives agree in number and gender.In Spanish, adjectives follow the noun or pronoun which they modify.In English we say, the red wagons.In Spanish we say, the wagons reds
3AdjectivesAdjectives that end in –o have four different forms. The feminine singular is formed by changing –o to –a. The plural is formed by adding –s to the singular forms.Example:the tall boyel chico altothe tall boyslos chicos altosthe tall girlla chica altathe tall girlslas chicas altas
4AdjectivesIf the noun is singular, the adjective must be singular to match.If the noun is plural, the adjective must be plural to match.If the noun is feminine, the adjective must be feminine to match.If the noun is masculine, the adjective must be masculine to match.However….
5adjectivos gendered – pequeño genderless – grande There are some adjectives called genderless or neutered.Genderless or neutered adjectives can show number but not gender.Example:gendered – pequeño genderless – grandegendered- alto genderless – inteligentegendered – viejo genderless - joven
6Adjectives the interesting boy el chico interesante the interesting boyslos chicos interesantesthe interesting girlla chica interesantethe interesting girlslas chicas interesantes
7Adjectivos Nationalities If the nationality is gendered, -o = masculine-a = feminineIf the nationality is genderless, leave for masculine. – add –a for feminine.