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English Grammar Connection: Definite Articles (In English, the) are used with nouns to indicate specific persons, places or things. Indefinite articles: (a, an) are used with nouns to indicate nonspecific persons, places, or things.
Example: The boy is a friend. El chico es un amigo. Definite article indefinite articleDefinite article indefinite article
In Spanish, articles match nouns in gender and number. Here’s how: All Spanish nouns even if they refer to objects are either masculine or feminine. Nouns ending in –o are usually masculine Nouns ending in –a are usually feminine
Definite Article NounIndefinite Article Noun el the chico boy un a chico boy los the chicos boys unos some chicos boys la the chica girl una a chica girl las the chicas girls unas some chicas girls Feminine Masculine
Los libros son para la maestra The books are for the teacher matches
To form the plural of a noun, add s if the noun ends in a vowel. Add –es if the noun ends in consonant. Estudiante ------ estudiantes Mujer----------mujeres
Important note: Él= he El= the What’s the difference? The accent mark!!!!!!!!
1.La tareathe homework 2.Unas bicicletas some bicycles 3.La comida the food 4.Unas amigassome friends (fem) 5.Un telefonoa telephone 6.Una pizza a pizza 7.Unos refescos some soft drinks 8.Un libroa book 9.Unos librossome books 10.Unas escuelas some schools 11.E l maestrothe teacher (mas)
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