Adjective Endings - Exercises

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Exercises

Type in the adjectives in the correct form.

  1. ¿Dónde están los calcetines ?[Where are my red socks?]|The masculine plural form is constructed with the ending s.
  2. Ayer vi una película .[Yesterday I saw a fantastic film.]|The feminine singular form is constructed with the ending a.
  3. Claudia y Pilar son mis primas .[Claudia and Pilar are my Spanish cousins (f.).]|The feminine plural form is constructed with the ending as.
  4. El fin de semana de abril nos vamos de viaje.[We’re going away over the first weekend in April.]|Primer often comes before the noun and loses its masculine ending in the singular.
  5. Los antibióticos ya no son .[The antibiotics aren’t working anymore.]|For adjectives ending in z, the plural form ends in ces.

Type in the adjectives in the correct form. Pay attention to the exceptions.

  1. He encontrado un (bueno)  trabajo.[I’ve found a good job.]|bueno often comes before the noun and loses the masculine ending o in the singular.
  2. Nuestras hijas son muy (independiente) .[Our daughters are very independent.]|If the adjective ends in e, we often simply add an s in the feminine plural form.
  3. Nos hemos comprado un coche (amarillo)  .[We’ve bought a yellow car.]|coche is masculine
  4. Pedro y Marta están muy (contento)  con su nuevo piso.[Pedro and Marta are very pleased with their new apartment.]|If an adjective refers to several nouns, including at least one masculine noun, the adjective receives the masculine plural ending.
  5. La anfitriona de la fiesta fue muy (cortés) .[The hostess of the party was very polite.]|cortés is an exception to other adjectives ending in -és. It doesn’t receive any additional ending in the feminine form.

Type in the adjective in the correct form.

  1. Mañana vienen a verme unos amigos (irlandés) .[Tomorrow a few Irish friends are coming to visit me.]|If the adjective ends in a consonant, í or ú, we add es. In the plural, the accent is removed.
  2. Las palomas son (gris)  y (blanco) .[The doves are grey and white.]|If the adjective ends in a consonant, í or ú, we add es.
  3. Me he comprado dos camisas (marrón) .[I bought myself two brown shirts.]|If the adjective ends in a consonant, í or ú, we add es. In the plural, the accent is removed.
  4. El Guernica de Picasso es una (grande)  obra de arte.[Picasso’s Guernica is a great work of art.]|grande loses its final syllable in the singular (masculine and feminine) when it comes before the noun it is describing.
  5. Mi hermana está muy (triste)  desde que se escapó su gato.[My sister has been very sad since her cat ran away.]|Adjectives ending in e and a have only one form for both genders.