USING THE PLURAL FORMS ELLOS/ELLAS IN SPANISH

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USING THE PLURAL FORMS ELLOS/ELLAS IN SPANISH

Today we will talk about when to use the plural forms ellos/ellas.

ELLOS-Used when talking about a mixed group of boys and girls.

EXAMPLES: Pedro, Paco y Mónica son Mexicanos-  Ellos son Mexicanos.  They are Mexicans.

Raúl, Eduardo, Ricardo y Eva son Mexicanos también- Ellos son Mexicanos también.  They are also Mexicans

Julio Iglesias, Rickie Martin, Juan Gabriel y Talía cantan muy bien- Ellos cantan muy bien.  They sing very well.

ELLAS-Used when talking about a group of girls or females only.

EXAMPLES: María, Eva, y Elena comen pizza- Ellas comen pizza. They are eating pizza.

Angélica, Magdalena, y Marisol son muy simpáticas- Ellas son muy simpáticas. They are very nice.

Josefina, Mónica y Lupe son muy delgadas y altas- Ellas son muy delgadas y altas. They are  verytall and  very thin.

TIPS:  Listen to the audio recording several times until you have the information memorized.  Make flashcards and put a picture next to each to help you remember the information better.  Happy Study!

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