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Demonstrative Adjectives? Qu’est-ce que c’est? Demonstrative Adjectives in English This That These Those Show which “one(s)” you’re referring to Examples: This shirt. Those socks. These bracelets. That tie.
In French…. Demonstrative Adjectives are TRUE adjectives. They show GENDER and NUMBER There is a masculine singular demonstrative adjective, one for plural, one for feminine, and one for masculine singular objects that begin with a vowel
Articles and Demonstrative Adjectives Article/ Adjective Masculine Singular Masculine Singular, before a vowel Feminine Singular Plural Indefinite articles (a, an, some) UnUneDes Definite articles (the) LeL’ (for masculine and feminine) LaLes Demonstrative Adjectives CeCet (for masculine only) CetteCes
Examples: Un classeur Ce classeur Un informatique Cet informatique Une trousse Cette trousse Des chaussettes Ces chaussettes
PRACTICE Show which demonstrative adjective would go for each object. Trousse Tee-shirt Baskets Stylo Chaussettes Bracelets Pull-over Jean Règle Sac-à-dos
CARD PRACTICE (formative assessment) When the teacher says an object, show which demonstrative object will be used by showing the correct colored card. BLUE- Masculine singular (ce) GREEN -Masculine singular before a vowel (cet) PINK- Feminine singular (cette) YELLOW- Plural (ces)
Your Turn Look at what you’re wearing. Describe each item of clothing (4-6 items) or things in your backpack (2-4 items) using the correct demonstrative adjectives and a color. You may write it down. You will share your items with the class. You will have 10 minutes to prepare. 25 points speaking in front of class 25 points vocabulary 25 points grammar 25 points for respecting other skits