Capítulo 1
Los artículos
Hagan ahora:
Complete ex. I on p. 3 in your
workbook.
Apuntes de gramática:
Los artículos
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In Spanish, every noun has an assigned
gender (masculine or feminine). Most
nouns end in either an o or an a.
Almost all nouns that end in an “o” are
masculine
Almost all nouns that end in an “a” are
feminine.
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There are two types are articles.
The English word the is called a definite
article because it refers to a definite (or
specific) person or thing
(the girl)
(the school)
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The English word a/an is called an
indefinite article because it refers to
any person or thing in general (not a
specific one)
(a girl)
(a school)
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The definite articles in Spanish are el
and la.
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El ---> used with a masculine noun
La ---> used with a feminine noun
The indefinite articles in Spanish are un
and una.
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Un ---> used with a masculine noun
Una ---> used with a feminine noun
Practica:
Determine the gender of the noun.
1. El alumno
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2. La escuela
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3. El amigo
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4. La muchacha
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*5. La mujer
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*6. El hombre
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Practica: Complete with the
appropriate articles.
1)Juan es ______ muchacho inteligente y bueno.
Él es ________ alumno en una escuela
secundaria. Juan es _______ amigo de Ricardo.
2)Lorena es _______ amiga de Juan y Ricardo.
Ella también es ________ alumna en una
escuela secundaria. Lorena es _____ muchacha
muy bonita y graciosa.
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Capítulo 1