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Title: Los sustantivos


1
Los sustantivos
  • Nouns

2
Gender of nouns
  • 1. Most nouns that end in o are masculine
    while most nouns that end in a are feminine.
  • Masculine Feminine
  • El perro La gatita
  • El gato La jirafa

3
Gender of nouns
  • 2. Many nouns that refer to male beings end in o
    or or. The feminine counterparts are a and
    ora.
  • Masculine Feminine
  • El chico La chica
  • El profesor La profesora

4
Gender of nouns
  • 3. Nouns that refer to people and end in e or
    ista are masculine and feminine. Gender can be
    specified by articles.
  • Masculine Feminine
  • El artista La artista
  • El estudiante La estudiante

5
Gender of nouns
  • 4. Nouns ending in ión, dad, and tad are
    usually feminine.
  • La lección
  • La comunidad
  • La libertad

6
  • 5. Nouns that end in ma or s are usually
    masculine.
  • El clima
  • El problema
  • El programa
  • El autobús
  • El país

7
Gender of nouns
  • 6. Nouns ending in e (that do not refer to
    people) may be masculine or feminine. You will
    have to learn these on a case by case basis.
  • Masculine Feminine
  • El elefante La serpiente
  • El arte La clase

8
Gender of nouns
  • Lets practice. Which of these nouns are
    masculine? feminine?
  • _____ zanahoria
  • _____ abuelo
  • _____ regla
  • _____ falda
  • _____ horario

9
Plural of nouns
  • 1. If a noun ends in a vowel, add s to form the
    plural.
  • Singular Plural
  • La jirafa Las jirafas
  • El perro Los perros
  • El elefante Los elefantes

10
Plural of nouns
  • 2. If a noun ends in a consonant, add es to form
    the plural.
  • Singular Plural
  • La actividad Las actividades
  • El autobús Los autobuses

11
Plural of nouns
  • 3. If a noun ends in z, change the z to c,
    then add es.
  • Singular Plural
  • El lápiz Los lápices

12
Plural of nouns
  • 4. You use the masculine plural form of the noun
    to refer to a group that includes both males and
    females.
  • 2 chicos 2 chicas 4 chicos

13
Plural of nouns
  • Lets practice. Can you say these nouns in the
    plural form?
  • Galleta
  • Papel
  • Muchacho
  • Noche
  • Nariz
  • 2 pasajeros 4 pasajeras ?

14
Definite articles
  • There are four definite articles in Spanish.
  • Use the definite articles to talk about specific
    nouns.
  • Each of these articles means the.

15
Definite articles
Singular Plural
Masculine El Los
Feminine La Las
16
Definite articles
  • Lets practice. Write the definite articles next
    to the nouns.
  • _______ pizarra
  • _______ hermanos
  • _______ tío
  • _______ camisetas
  • _______ queso
  • _______ abuela

17
Indefinite articles
  • There are four indefinite articles in Spanish
  • Use indefinite articles to refer to unspecified
    people or things.
  • Un and una can mean a or an.
  • Unos and unas can mean some or a few.

18
Indefinite articles
Singular Plural
Masculine Un Unos
Feminine Una Unas
19
Indefinite articles
  • Lets practice. Write the indefinite articles
    next to the nouns.
  • _______ carpeta
  • _______ plátano
  • _______ servilletas
  • _______ platos
  • _______ tíos
  • _______ prima
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