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Ser and Adjectives
The verb “ser”
• In English, “ser” is translated to mean “to be.”
• Ser is used with adjectives to describe people,
places, and things. It can be physical or
personality.
• It is also used to state a person’s occupation.
• Ser is also used to say what something is made
of or to say where an event will take place.
Conjugating “ser”
Yo soy.
Nosotros somos.
Tu eres.
Vosotros sois.
Ud. es
El es.
Ella es.
Uds. Son.
Ellos son.
Ellas son.
Practice
Write the correct form of “ser” for each sentence.
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somos
Nosotros _________
es
Mi mama __________
son
Los estudiantes ____________
soy
Yo __________
es
La srta. Thomas _________
somos
Maria y yo _________
son
Carmen y Mariela __________
sois
Vosotros __________
eres
Tu __________
es
Juan no __________
Adjectives
• Adjectives are words used to describe nouns.
• Adjectives are either masculine or feminine and
can be singular or plural
• Adjectives must agree in gender and number
with the noun in modifies.
• An adjective usually follows the noun it modifies
Adjectives
• Since most adjectives are found in the masculine from,
you have to change it to make it agree.
• If the adjective ends in –o, change to –a to make it
feminine, -as to make it feminine-plural, and –os to
make it masculine-plural.
• Adjectives that end in a consonant usually requires that
you add –a to make it feminine. Simply add –s to make
it plural.
• If the adjective ends in a consonant and you want to
make it masculine-plural, just add –es.
Ser and Adjectives
Ejemplos
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El chico es inteligente.
La mujer es bonita.
Los estudiantes son estudiosos.
Las profesoras son artisticas.
More Practice
Circle the adjective in each sentence and underline
the noun it modifies. State the classification of
the adjective.
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Mi mama es contenta.
Mis hermanos son bien educados.
Maria y Alberto son trabajadores.
La abogada es reservada.
Mi mejor amigo y yo somos atrevidos.
Nationalities
• Nationalities are
adjectives and must agree
in gender and number.
• They follow the rules for
changing other
adjectives.
Nationalities
Country
Masculine
Feminine
MasculinePlural
FemininePlural
Mexico
mexicano
mexicana
mexicanos
mexicanas
Puerto Rico
puertorriqueno
puertorriquena
puertorriquenos puertorriquenas
Gualtemala
gualtemalteco
gualtemateca
gualtematecos
gualtemaltecas
Costa Rica
costarricense
costarricense
costarricenses
costarricensces
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