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In Spanish, there are two kinds of articles. Definite Articles Indefinite Articles *Don’t worry about what they are called… just make sure you know how to use ARTICLES correclty!
Definite Articles in Spanish: ellos lalas What do the definite articles mean? THE
Indefinite Articles Indefinite articles have several meanings in English. A An Some A few
Spanish Indefinite Articles SingularPlural Masculine Un Unos Feminine UnaUnas
Just like with definite articles, the indefinite articles will let you know if the noun is masculine or feminine. So…what should you do? Memorize!!!
Indefinite articles correspond to the definite articles… DEFINITEINDEFINITE ElUn LaUna LosUnos Lasunas
A backpack. Una mochila. The backpacks. Las mochilas. Some backpacks. Unas mochilas.
Translate the following into Spanish 1.The boy___________________ a boy ________________________ 2.The desk ______________________ a desk ________________________ 3.The chairs _____________________ some chairs _____________________ 4.The posters ___________________ some posters _____________________ 5.The clock _____________________ a clock __________________________ 6.The teacher ___________________ a teacher _______________________ 7.The window ___________________ a window ________________________ 8.The books _____________________ some books ______________________ 9.The computer __________________ a computer _____________________ 10.The girls ______________________ some girls ________________________
Cuánto Cuánta Cuántos Cuántas = How much = How many
mucho mucha muchos muchas = a lot of, much = a lot of, many
poco poca pocos pocas = A Little, not much = few, not many