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Adjective Agreement Unidad 1.2
What are adjectives? They are words that describe nouns. Examples: serious, short, funny, tall
Where are adjectives placed? English: In English, adjectives are placed before the noun. The serious students Spanish: In Spanish, adjectives are placed after the noun. Los estudiantes serios
Noun-Adjective Agreement In Spanish, adjectives match the gender and number of the nouns they describe.
Noun-Adjective Agreement Singular El chico alto The tall boy La chica alta The tall girl Plural Los chicos altos The tall boys Las chicas altas The tall girls
Adjectives ending in e Adjectives that end in e match both genders. El maestro inteligente. La maestra inteligente.
Adjectives Ending in Consonants Many adjectives ending in consonants match both genders. El amigo joven La amiga joven Some adjectives that end in a consonant add an a to form the feminine singular. El chico trabajador La chica trabajadora
Exception The adjective deportista is used to describe both men and women. Paula es deportista. Pablo es deportista.
Making Adjectives Plural Add an s if the adjective ends in a vowel. Las chicas trabajdoras Add es if the adjective ends in a consonant. Los chicos trabajadores