Presentation on theme: "Repaso A. Spanish nouns are either masculine or feminine. Not all nouns end in –o or -a Most masculine nouns end in –o el curso el bolígrafo."— Presentation transcript:
Spanish nouns are either masculine or feminine. Not all nouns end in –o or -a Most masculine nouns end in –o el curso el bolígrafo Most feminine nouns end in –a La escuela La hoja de papel For those nouns, you have to memorize the el or la with it to decipher the gender.
To make a noun plural: add an –s if it ends in a vowel Add an –es if it ends in a consonant This is the same way you make adjectives plural as well.
There are definite and indefinite articles that are often used before nouns EEl, la, los and las are the definite articles TThey all mean “the” EEl goes with singular, masc. nouns LLos goes with plural, masc. nouns LLa goes with sing., fem. nouns. LLas goes with pl., fem. nouns. UUn, una, unos, and unas are indefinite articles. UUn and Una mean “a/an” UUnos and Unas mean “some/a few” UUn goes with sing., masc. nouns. UUnos goes with pl., masc. nouns. UUna goes with sing., fem. nouns. UUnas goes with pl., fem. nouns.
Agreement Remember articles and adjectives must ALWAYS agree with the noun they are describing. If a noun is sing., masc. the article/adjective must also be sing. masc.,etc.