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Spanish Grammar Book 6-7: Gender and Number (Enrique Yepes, Bowdoin)

Spanish Grammar Book 6-7: Gender and Number (Enrique Yepes, Bowdoin)

A. GENERAL GUIDELINES / GENERAL TRACKS

1. Nouns referring to males and / or ending in -o are masculine : the male, the lover , the and .

2. Referring to females and / or ending in -a -ción-sión -tad -dad -tud feminine :
a Woman, the lover, the a a the b b b b

Different endings can be of either gender: the the the the glass, the the glass, the B> airplane .

4. To refer to females, many nouns change the last vowel or add -a to the last consonant:
compañer or , compañer a , a teacher, the teacher a .

5. Many nouns, particularly those ending in -ista ​​i>, have the same form and differ only by the article: the / the Student, the indigenous the la artist, athlete, tourist, etc. >

6. hand , hand hand hand hand Motorcycle.

7. day day day and day day B> map the sofa the planet .

8. Many nouns ending in -ma (most of Greek origin) are masculine : the ma / B>, the ma , the ma , the cli ma ma , the dile
(BUT: bed, the flame , and other non-Greek words ending in -ma are feminine).

9. The names of days, colors, languages ​​and cardinal points are masculine : the B> French, north .

Write the correct article (male "the" or "female" before each word, and then write down the corresponding "general clue" number (1-10 in "A. General Guidelines




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She wakes up early in the morning with a smile and she holds up my head up Do not you ever let anybody ... you Coz you're little Then makes warm me drink it's out , thinks she to school, I no I think Mom amazing / She me Like can anything when she's me There's where else, I'd be. .

A problem: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ The dentist: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ > _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ B. CERTAIN GENDER PECULIARITIES / CERTAIN PECULIAR ASPECTS OF GENDER

1. Feminine nouns that begin with stressed a has use a masculine article in the singular only, such as: hunger, water, eagle, weapon, The ax, etc. But they remain feminine in every respect: water but The water cleaned - the eagle but the eagles

2. The meaning of some nouns changes according to their gender:

the capital (money)
the short story I> tomorrow (future)
the order (order, organization)
the policeman The Pope

vs.

the capital (city)
the account ( Check, bill)
morning (morning)
order (command)
police Policewoman)
potato (potato)

PRACTICE 6B. Match each sentence on the left with the right noun on the right.

() We need to start a new company. () Tegucigalpa is _ Honduras

I like to write _ García Márquez '
() I prefer to pay _ in time.
() Children are a promise to _.
() The general gave _ to attack.
() Write the words in _ correct.

PRACTICE 6C. Type the correct article (masculine "the" or feminine "la"). Example : We must know what is _

_ area of ​​the country.

a. _ Capital water is contaminated. Police detectives investigate reason.
b. The present Pope gave an order to preserve the traditional order in the Church. _ The company does not have enough capital to pay _ electricity account. For tomorrow we study the tale of a Peruvian author, and for the afternoon we saw the film.

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1. Ending in vowel, add - s : the man or, the problem a

2 d , the d , the d → endings in a consonant or an accented vowel, add n is the n rub the n image Ending in an unstressed vowel + s, no change is

: the lune s , the crisis → on Monday, the crisis
but stressed vowel + s, add -en is is is . In z -ces : the pencil z

Change the following nouns into the plural and add the correct article or las) .

day: _
pencil: _
car: _


university: _ windshield: _ analysis: _

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