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Adjective agreement in spanish

Adjective Agreement in Spanish

Por Señorita Bush

Start


In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide


In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide

Quiz


A person, place, or thing.

ex: Joe, forest, ball

In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide


A person, place, or thing.

ex: Joe, forest, ball

In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide

Quiz


Describes a noun

ex: round, blue, small

In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide


Describes a noun

ex: round, blue, small

In Spanish the adjective must

match the noun in both

gender and number.

Choose from either gender or number to explore this further.

Gender

Number

Back to title slide

Quiz


In Spanish all nouns have a gender, either feminine or masculine.

But how do you know if a noun is feminine or masculine?

Next


95% of the time a noun that ends in an “o” is masculine and a noun that ends in an “a” is feminine.

But what about the other 5 %?

Next


95% of the time a noun that ends in an “o” is masculine and a noun that ends in an “a” is feminine.

Back to Questions


95% of the time a noun that ends in an “o” is masculine and a noun that ends in an “a” is feminine.

Back to Questions


If a noun ends in a “d”, “ión”, “umbre”, or “z” it is most likely feminine.

If a noun ends in an “l” or “r” it is most likely masculine.

Back

Next


If a noun ends in a “d”, “ión”, “umbre”, or “z” it is most likely feminine.

If a noun ends in an “l” or “r” it is most likely masculine.

Back to Questions



Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

Sorry, try again.

Hint: it ends with “o”

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

Way to go!!

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

Way to go!!

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Sorry, try again.

Hint: it ends with “d”

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Way to go!!

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

Sorry, try again.

Hint: it ends with “a”

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

3. oreja

Sorry, try again.

Hint: it ends with “l”

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back


Now let’s try it! just a few:

Are the following nouns feminine or masculine?

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Way to go!!

3. oreja

4. papel

Feminine

Masculine

Feminine

Masculine

Back

Next


Now that we know whether a noun is feminine or masculine, let’s see how to match an adjective to it.

Back

Next


An adjective that ends in an “o” matches a masculine noun.

Example: un gato pequeño

(the small cat)

An adjective that ends in an “a” matches a feminine noun.

Example: una manzana pequeña

(the small apple)

Back

Next


An adjective that ends in an “o” matches a masculine noun.

Example: un gato pequeño

(the small cat)

An adjective that ends in an “a” matches a feminine noun.

Example: una manzana pequeña

(the small apple)

Back to Questions


An adjective that ends in an “o” matches a masculine noun.

Example: un gato pequeño

(the small cat)

An adjective that ends in an “a” matches a feminine noun.

Example: una manzana pequeña

(the small apple)

Back to Questions


An adjective that ends in an “o” matches a masculine noun.

Example: un gato pequeño

(the small cat)

An adjective that ends in an “a” matches a feminine noun.

Example: una manzana pequeña

(the small apple)

Back to Questions


An adjective that ends in an “o” matches a masculine noun.

Example: un gato pequeño

(the small cat)

An adjective that ends in an “a” matches a feminine noun.

Example: una manzana pequeña

(the small apple)

Back to Questions


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

Way to go!!

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the noun is masculine

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the noun is feminine

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

Way to go!!

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the noun is feminine

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

Way to go!!

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

Way to go!!

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Back

Next


Choose the correct adjective to match the noun. noun.

1. amigo

2. honestidad

bueno

buena

mucho

mucha

3. oreja

4. papel

pequeño

pequeña

sucio

sucia

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the noun is masculine

Back


An adjective that ends in an “e” or a consonant matches both feminine and masculine nouns.

Feminine example: una manzana verde

(a green apple)

Masculine example: un gato verde

(a green cat)

Back

Next


An adjective that ends in an “e” or a consonant matches both feminine and masculine nouns.

Feminine example: una manzana verde

(a green apple)

Masculine example: un gato verde

(a green cat)

Back to Questions


An adjective that ends in an “e” or a consonant matches both feminine and masculine nouns.

Feminine example: una manzana verde

(a green apple)

Masculine example: un gato verde

(a green cat)

Back to Questions


Let’s try some all together now! both feminine and masculine nouns.

Is the noun mariposa or ?

masculine

feminine


Let’s try some all together now! both feminine and masculine nouns.

Is the noun mariposa or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

bonita

bonito


Let’s try some all together now! both feminine and masculine nouns.

Is the noun mariposa or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

bonita

bonito

Nice Job!

Way to remember that adjectives ending in “a” match feminine nouns

Next


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.escritorio or ?

masculine

feminine


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.escritorio or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

larga

largo


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.escritorio or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

larga

largo

Nice Job!

Way to remember that adjectives ending in “o” match masculine nouns

Next


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.televisión or ?

masculine

feminine


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.televisión or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

aburrido

grande


Is the noun both feminine and masculine nouns.televisión or ?

masculine

feminine

Which adjective matches it?

aburrido

grande

Nice Job!

Way to remember that adjectives ending in “e” work for both feminine and masculine nouns

Next


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

La chica alto

This one

La chica alta

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

La chica alto

This one

La chica alta

This one

Way to go!!

Next


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

El gato negro

This one

El gato negra

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

Way to go!!

El gato negro

This one

El gato negra

This one

Next


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

La maestra inteligente

This one

La maestra estupendo

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? both feminine and masculine nouns.

Way to go!!

La maestra inteligente

This one

La maestra estupendo

This one

Next


Sorry! both feminine and masculine nouns.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.



The “number” of a noun refers to if there is one or more of the item.

One of the items makes the noun singular, more than one makes the noun plural

Next


The “number” of a noun refers to if there is one or more of the item.

One of the items makes the noun singular, more than one makes the noun plural

Back to Questions


The “number” of a noun refers to if there is one or more of the item.

One of the items makes the noun singular, more than one makes the noun plural

Back to Questions


The “number” of a noun refers to if there is one or more of the item.

One of the items makes the noun singular, more than one makes the noun plural

Back to Questions


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

Way to go!!

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Sorry, try again.

Hint: does it end in an “s”?

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

Way to go!!

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Sorry, try again.

Hint: does it end in an “s”?

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Way to go!!

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Way to go!!

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Back

Next


Can you figure it out on your own? of the item.

Are the following nouns singular or plural?

1. mesa

2. arboles

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

3. ciudades

4. bolígrafo

Singular

Plural

Singular

Plural

Sorry, try again.

Hint: does it end in an “s”?

Back


Before learning how to match an adjective by number, we need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

Back

Next


Adjectives either end in a vowel need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back

Next


Adjectives either end in a vowel need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back to Questions


Adjectives either end in a vowel need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back to Questions


Adjectives either end in a vowel need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back to Questions


Adjectives either end in a vowel need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back to Questions


A, E, I, O, U need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

Adjectives either end in a vowel

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back

Next


The letters that are not vowels. need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

Adjectives either end in a vowel

or a consonant.

To make an adjective that ends in a vowel plural just add “s”.

Example: rojo + s = rojos

To make an adjective that ends in a consonant plural add “es”.

Example: prometedor + es = prometedores

Back

Next


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the adjective ends in a vowel

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

Way to go!!

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the adjective ends in a consonant

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

Way to go!!

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Way to go!!

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Sorry, try again.

Hint: the adjective ends in a vowel.

Back


What is the correct way to make each adjective plural? need to first learn how to make an adjective plural.

1. gordo

2. azul

gordes

gordos

azuls

azules

3. inteligente

4. flaca

inteligentes

inteligentees

flaces

flacas

Way to go!!

Back

Next


Now that we understand the number of a noun and how to make an adjective plural, let’s see how to match an adjective to a noun in number.

Back

Next


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back

Next


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back to Questions


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back to Questions


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back to Questions


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back to Questions


A singular adjective matches a singular noun and a plural adjective matches a plural noun.

Singular example: manzana roja

(red apple)

Plural example: manzanas rojas

(red apples)

Back to Questions


Let’s try some all together now! adjective matches a plural noun.

Is the noun arbol or ?

singular

plural


Let’s try some all together now! adjective matches a plural noun.

Is the noun arbol or ?

singular

plural

Which adjective matches it?

verdes

verde


Let’s try some all together now! adjective matches a plural noun.

Is the noun arbol or ?

singular

plural

Nice Job!

Way to remember that singular adjectives match singular nouns

Which adjective matches it?

verdes

verde

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.estantes or ?

singular

plural


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.estantes or ?

singular

plural

Which adjective matches it?

grande

grandes


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.estantes or ?

singular

plural

Which adjective matches it?

grande

grandes

Nice Job!

Way to remember that plural adjectives match plural nouns

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.mesas or ?

singular

plural


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.mesas or ?

singular

plural

Which adjective matches it?

altas

alta


Is the noun adjective matches a plural noun.mesas or ?

singular

plural

Which adjective matches it?

altas

alta

Nice Job!

Way to remember that plural adjectives match plural nouns

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

El cuaderno blanco

This one

El cuaderno blancos

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

Way to go!!

El cuaderno blanco

This one

El cuaderno blancos

This one

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

Las flores bonita

This one

Las flores bonitas

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

Las flores bonita

This one

Las flores bonitas

This one

Way to go!!

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

Los ojos azuls

This one

Los ojos azules

This one


Which phrase is written correctly? adjective matches a plural noun.

Los ojos azuls

This one

Los ojos azules

This one

Way to go!!

Next


Sorry! adjective matches a plural noun.

That answer is incorrect, let’s go back to the material to see why.


In this quiz you will have to combine the knowledge from both sections.

For example:

Singular and Feminine: La manzana roja

Plural and Feminine: Las manzanas rojas

Singular and Masculine: El tomate rojo

Plural and Masculine: Los tomates rojos

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In the quiz on the following page you will be given what the adjective is in the singular, masculine form & you must determine the correct form based on the noun.

Retake the quiz until all of the answers are correct and show the teacher your results page.

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Ready? the adjective is in the singular, masculine form & you must determine the correct form based on the noun.

REMEMBER: an adjective ending in an “e” and in a consonant does NOT need to change to match feminine or masculine. It only changes from singular to plural by adding “es”

Example: camisa azul,NOT camisa azula

camisas azules, NOT camisa azulas

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