Welcome to the fifth Spanish lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Spanish to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.
|Grammar + Rules - Spanish|
|my son is a student|
[masculine + noun] mi hijo es un estudiante
|her daughter is a student|
[feminine + noun] su hija es una estudiante
|he has a tall brother|
[adjective + masculine] él tiene un hermano alto
|she has a tall sister|
[adjective + feminine] ella tiene una hermana alta
|his brothers are young|
[plural masculine + adjective] sus hermanos son jóvenes
|his sisters are young|
[plural feminine + adjective] sus hermanas son jóvenes
The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.
Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Spanish, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.
|English - Spanish|
|What do you mean? ¿qué quieres decir?|
|I don't understand ¡no comprendo!|
|I don't know ¡no sé!|
|What is that called in Spanish? ¿cómo se llama eso en castellano?|
|What is this? ¿qué es esto?|
|What does that word mean in English? ¿qué significa esa palabra en inglés?|
|Sorry (if you made a mistake) perdona|
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