ADJECTIVES ENDING IN E, L, Z
• To describe how something is done, you should use
ADVERBS
_______________
E
L
Z
• When an adjective ends in ______,
______,
or ______,
MENTE
simply add ______________
to the end.
ADJECTIVES ENDING IN E, L, OR Z
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•
•
•
•
•
reciente recent recientemente recently, lately
frecuente frequent frecuentemente frequently, often
fácilmente easily
fácil easy
normal normal normalmente normally
especial special especialmente especially
felizmente happily
feliz happy
ADJECTIVES ENDING IN O, A
O or _______,
A
• When an adjective ends in _______
you
MENTE
should add _____________ to the feminine form of
the word.
ADJECTIVES ENDING IN O, A
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•
•
•
cuidadoso(a) careful
rápido(a) fast, quick
lento(a) slow
tranquilo(a) calm
cuidadosamente carefully
rápidamente quickly
lentamente slowly
tranquilamente calmly
ACCENTS
ACCENT
• Notice that you must keep an __________________
when an adjective is changed to an adverb.
• Rápido
rápidamente
• Fácil
fácilmente
DROP the
• When you are using two adverbs, __________
FIRST adverb.
-mente from the __________
lenta y tranquilamente (slowly and calmly)
LA PRÁCTICA
1. Luis talks quickly.
Luis habla rápidamente.
2. Mercedes works frequently.
Mercedes trabaja frecuentemente.
3. Alvaro waits patiently.
Alvaro espera pacientemente.
4. Jorge finishes his homework slowly.
Jorge termina su tarea lentamente.
5. Beto and Marta sing carefully and happily.
Beto y Marta cantan cuidadosa y felizmente.
6. We run slowly and calmly.
Nosotros corremos lenta y tranquilamente.
WHITE BOARD PRACTICE
1. Enrique vacuums carefully.
Enrique pasa la aspiradora cuidadosamente.
2. Rocío and Ana dust normally.
Rocío y Ana quitan el polvo normalmente.
3. Manuela goes shopping frequently.
Manuela va de compras frecuentemente.
4. Pamela eats breakfast calmly.
Pamela desayuna tranquilamente.
5. We dance happily.
Nosotros bailamos felizmente.
WHITE BOARD PRACTICE
1. I should sweep the floor quickly.
• Yo debo barrer el suelo rápidamente.
2. You (singular/formal) should shower yourself.
• Usted debe ducharse.
3. You all (plural/familiar/Spain) should take out the
trash frequently.
• Vosotros debéis sacar la basura frecuentemente.
WHITE BOARD PRACTICE
1. I am running carefully.
 Yo estoy corriendo cuidadosamente.
2. We are talking easily and calmly.
 Estamos hablando fácil y tranquilamente.
3. I especially like (Especially I like) the appetizers in
this restaurant.
 Especialmente me gustan las tapas en este
restaurante.
WHITE BOARD PRACTICE – ANSWER THE QUESTION BY
SAYING THAT THE PERSON IS/ARE DOING IT/THEM
RIGHT NOW. YOU WILL HAVE A REFLEXIVE PRONOUN OR
DIRECT OBJECT PRONOUN IN THE ANSWER.
1. ¿Vas a bañarte hoy?
 Estoy bañándome. (Me estoy bañando.)
2. ¿Va a sacar la basura Elena?
 Ella está sacándola. (Ella la está sacando.)
3. ¿Vais a peinaros?
 Estamos peinándonos. (Nos estamos peinando.)
4. ¿Van a escuchar la música las chicas?
 Ellas están escuchándola. (Ellas la están
escuchando.)
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Adverbs that end in –mente