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Unité 5 – Leçon C Adjectives. What are adjectives? Words that describe……. Words that describe……. nouns and pronouns. In French, adjectives usually FOLLOW.

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1 Unité 5 – Leçon C Adjectives

2 What are adjectives? Words that describe……. Words that describe……. nouns and pronouns. In French, adjectives usually FOLLOW the nouns they describe. In French, adjectives usually FOLLOW the nouns they describe. They are either masculine or feminine, singular or plural. They are either masculine or feminine, singular or plural. Masculine adjectives are used with masculine nouns and pronouns. Masculine adjectives are used with masculine nouns and pronouns. Feminine adjectives are used with feminine nouns and pronouns. Feminine adjectives are used with feminine nouns and pronouns.

3 Most feminine adjectives are formed by adding an e to the masculine form. Thierry est un élève diligent. Thierry est un élève diligent. Latifa est une élève diligente. Latifa est une élève diligente. Monsieur Dubois est un prof intelligent. Monsieur Dubois est un prof intelligent. Madame Thompson est une prof intelligente. Madame Thompson est une prof intelligente. If a masculine adjective ends in e, the feminine adjective is identical!!!!! Ex. Mon frère est timide. Ma sœur est timide.

4 What if the masculine adjective ends in -eux? THEN, the feminine adjective ends in -euse THEN, the feminine adjective ends in -euse Ex. Sébastien est généreux. Ex. Sébastien est généreux. Ex. Sandrine est généreuse. Ex. Sandrine est généreuse. Ex. George est paresseux. Ex. George est paresseux. Ex. Fatima est paresseuse. Ex. Fatima est paresseuse.

5 When do adjectives come BEFORE the noun? When they describe: When they describe: Beauty, Age, Goodness and Size. Beauty, Age, Goodness and Size. For the purposes of this chapter, only ONE adjective comes before the noun beau. For the purposes of this chapter, only ONE adjective comes before the noun beau. IMPORTANT NOTE: Beau is irregular. IMPORTANT NOTE: Beau is irregular. Beau – before masc. noun beginning with a consonant. Beau – before masc. noun beginning with a consonant. Bel – before masc. noun beginning with a vowel sound. Bel – before masc. noun beginning with a vowel sound. Belle – before a feminine noun. Belle – before a feminine noun.

6 Beau, bel et belle (beautiful or handsome) Beau Beau Ton frère est un beau garçon. Ton frère est un beau garçon. Marc est beau. Marc est beau. Bel Bel Simon Cowell est un bel homme. Simon Cowell est un bel homme. Cest un bel étudiant. Cest un bel étudiant. Belle Belle Leur mère est une belle femme. Leur mère est une belle femme. Cest une belle affiche. Cest une belle affiche. Elle est belle. Elle est belle.

7 What if the noun is plural? Does it have to agree? Of course! If an adjective describes a plural noun, the adjective must be plural too! JUST ADD AN S TO THE END OF THE ADJECTIVE TO MAKE IT PLURAL! Of course! If an adjective describes a plural noun, the adjective must be plural too! JUST ADD AN S TO THE END OF THE ADJECTIVE TO MAKE IT PLURAL! Ex. Ton cousin est bavard. Mes cousins sont bavards aussi. Ex. Ton cousin est bavard. Mes cousins sont bavards aussi. If the adjective already ends in s, do not change it – in this case it stays the same. If the adjective already ends in s, do not change it – in this case it stays the same. Ex. Le chat est gris. Les chiens sont gris aussi. Ex. Le chat est gris. Les chiens sont gris aussi. For beau – add an x to make it plural. For beau – add an x to make it plural. Ex. Jean a deux beaux chiens. Ex. Jean a deux beaux chiens.

8 Same form for both masculine and feminine nouns The masculine form of (most of) these adjectives already end in e, so the feminine form is the same! The masculine form of (most of) these adjectives already end in e, so the feminine form is the same! Timide = timid, shy Timide = timid, shy Super = super, terrific, great Super = super, terrific, great Sympa (short for sympathique) = nice Sympa (short for sympathique) = nice Égoïste = selfish Égoïste = selfish Bête = dumb, stupid Bête = dumb, stupid

9 timide = shy bavard(e) = talkative

10 méchant(e) = mean sympa = nice

11 généreux / généreuse = generous égoïste = selfish

12 intelligent(e) bête = dumb

13 diligent(e) = diligent/hard-working parasseux / paresseuse = lazy

14 Adjectives with different forms: Masculine Forms Masculine Forms généreux = generous paresseux = lazy intelligent = intelligent bavard = talkative diligent = hardworking méchant = mean beau, bel = handsome Feminine Forms Feminine Forms généreuse généreuse paresseuse paresseuse intelligente intelligente bavarde bavarde diligente diligente méchante méchante Belle = beautiful Belle = beautiful

15 BELLWORK Bellwork: To be turned in before you go! In Textbook: Bellwork: To be turned in before you go! In Textbook: Pg Ex 3 Pg Ex 3 Directions: Write the names of 5 of your family members and then write a sentence telling how they are related to you. Then write a sentence about them using one of the adjectives from the list. Directions: Write the names of 5 of your family members and then write a sentence telling how they are related to you. Then write a sentence about them using one of the adjectives from the list. Ex: Jennifer Ex: Jennifer Cest ma belle-fille. Cest ma belle-fille. Elle est bavarde. Elle est bavarde.


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