Spanish: Forms of Adjectives and Agreement of Articles - Presentation 
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This lesson explains Forms of Adjectives and Agreement of Articles.
English: Another characteristic of the Spanish language is the way in which words affect one another. When we describe one or several people (or one or several things) in Spanish, we normally use adjectives to form these descriptions. These descriptive adjectives are adapted to the person or persons, or the thing or things that they describe, altering their endings to agree with the number of people or things about which we are speaking. It is in this way that Spanish descriptive adjectives have singular and plural versions.
Furthermore, in a manner similar to how subjects in Spanish can be masculine or feminine (this is known as gender), adjectives modify their endings to indicate this differentiation, depending on whether we are talking about something or someone that is masculine or feminine.
This lesson will be your introduction to the topic of the coordination of gender and number in Spanish. This coordination gives cohesion and flexibility to sentences in Spanish, and makes it easy always to know about whom and about what we are speaking. (More text below video...)
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(Continued from above)
Spanish: Otra característica de la lengua española es el modo en que las palabras se afectan unas a otras. Cuando describimos a una o a varias personas (o una o varias cosas) en español, normalmente usamos adjetivos para hacer estas descripciones. Estos adjetivos descriptivos se adaptan a la persona o personas, o a la cosa o cosas que describen, alterando sus terminaciones de acuerdo al número de personas o cosas de las que hablamos. Es así que los adjetivos descriptivos españoles tienen versiones singulares y plurales.
Además, de manera similar que los sujetos en español pueden ser masculinos o femeninos (a esto se le conoce como ‘género’), los adjetivos modifican sus terminaciones para indicar esta diferenciación, dependiendo de si hablamos de algo o alguien que es masculino o femenino.
Esta lección será tu introducción al tema de la coordinación de género y número en español. Esta coordinación da cohesión y flexibilidad a las oraciones en español, y hace fácil saber siempre de quién o de qué estamos hablando.

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English: Hello! How are you? I hope you have lots of energy to learn more Spanish today!
Spanish: ¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? Espero que con mucha energía para aprender más español este día!
English: Do you remember the vocabulary from our previous lesson? I hope you do!
Spanish: ¿Te acuerdas del vocabulario de nuestra última lección? ¡Espero que sí!
English: Today, not only we are going to review the vocabulary, but also we are going to describe many people and things.
Spanish: Hoy, no solamente vamos a repasar el vocabulario, pero también vamos a describir a muchas personas y cosas.
English: For example, right now I am going to describe a person. Pay attention,
Spanish: Por ejemplo, ahora yo voy a describir a una persona. Pon atención.
(image of a male elegant professor)
English: The professor is ELEGANT. It’s very easy, isn’t it?
Spanish: EL profesor es ELEGANTE. Es muy fácil, no?
(image of a tall female lawyer)
English: THE lawyer is TALL.
Spanish: LA abogada es ALTA.
(image of a young male doctor)
English: THE doctor is YOUNG.
Spanish: EL doctor es JOVEN.
(image of smart looking students)
English:  THE students are INTELLIGENT.
Spanish: LOS estudiantes son INTELIGENTES.
(image of a few big houses)
English: THE houses are BIG.
Spanish: LAS casas son GRANDES.
(image of a small kitchen)
English: THE kitchen is SMALL.
Spanish: LA cocina es PEQUENA.
(image of a nice dining room set)
English:  and finally, THE dining room is PRETTY.
Spanish: y finalmente, EL comedor es BONITO.
English: Now I want you to repeat the words with me.
Spanish: Ahora quiero que tú repitas las palabras conmigo.
English: THE professor is ELEGANT.
Spanish: EL profesor es ELEGANTE.
English: THE lawyer is TALL.
Spanish: LA abogada es ALTA.
English: THE doctor is YOUNG.
Spanish: EL doctor es JOVEN.
English: Excellent! It was easy, right?
Spanish: Excelente! Fue fácil, verdad?
English: Now you need to practice! Describe people you know and also things inside your house!
Spanish: Ahora tú necesitas practicar! Describe a personas que tú conoces y también las cosas dentro de tu casa!
English: See you soon!
Spanish: Hasta pronto!
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