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					Gender Rules

          Grammar essential #8
        Gender Rules

• Gender means masculine and feminine.
• Gender does not always have to do with
  the person.
• All nouns have assigned gender
  – Some of the assignments make no sense
       Example el vestido = the dress = which is masculine
        Gender Rules

When do you use the masculine gender
 for agreement?
There are 3 rules for using masculine
 gender.
Masculine Gender Rules

1. Choose masculine
  gender to agree when
  all items are
  masculine.
Masculine Gender Rules

2. Choose masculine gender to
   agree when there are mixed
   gender. When there are
   masculine and feminine, no
   matter the ratio, it will always
   be masculine.
Masculine Gender Rules

3. Choose masculine
  gender to agree when
  items are unknown in
  gender.
Feminine Gender Rules

3. Choose feminine
  gender to agree when
  all items are feminine.
  It must be known
  feminine.

				
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