2 AdjectivesAdjectives 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
3 AdjectivesAdjectives 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
4 AdjectivesIf 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….
5 adjectivos 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
6 Adjectives the interesting boy el chico interesante the interesting boyslos chicos interesantesthe interesting girlla chica interesantethe interesting girlslas chicas interesantes
7 Adjectivos Nationalities If the nationality is gendered, -o = masculine-a = feminineIf the nationality is genderless, leave for masculine. – add –a for feminine.