Lesson 9 - Opuestos (Opposites)
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Pages in this lesson: Opposites - Adjectives - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz
This page: Learn how to use adjectives in Spanish.
In Spanish adjectives that end in a letter O (indicating that they are in the masculine form) change to an A with feminine nouns. Adjectives that don't end in a letter O, generally don't change with feminine nouns. With adjectives that end in the letter R, however, add the letter A to the word to make it feminine.
If you use an adjective with a plural noun, change the adjective to the plural form by adding the letter S if the adjective ends in a vowel or ES if it ends in a consonant.
When you use an adjective together with a noun, the adjective generally goes after the noun it is modifying.
Use the words provided to write a sentence about the picture. Add a form of the verb ser (es/son) or estar (está/están) and make the adjective agree in gender and quantity (singular/plural) with the noun. Don't forget to use correct capitalization, accents and punctuation, or the computer will mark it as incorrect.
la tortuga/lento → La tortuga es lenta.
Add one of the adjectives you learned in the opposites lesson to the sentences below. Put the adjective after the noun and make it agree in gender and quantity (singular/plural) with the noun.
Es un caramelo. → Es un caramelo barato.
Find the mistake in the sentence and re-write it correctly in the space. Don't forget to use correct capitalization, accents and punctuation, or the computer will mark it as incorrect.
Write some sentences using the opposite words you learned.
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