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Unformatted text preview: Qualifiers There are two main types of qualifiers: adjectives and adverbs. You can hardly write a sentence in French (or English) without using qualifiers, therefore you need to study this section carefully. Adjectives An adjective always describes a noun to tell us more about that noun. The main thing is to remember that an adjective always agrees in number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine) with the noun that it describes: if the noun is feminine singular, then the adjective must also be in the feminine singular form. General rule Feminine singular ending: add -e to the masculine singular form petit , e.g., petite . Feminine plural ending: add -es to the masculine singular form, e.g., petites . Masculine plural ending: add -s to the masculine singular form, e.g., petits . Note: If a masculine singular adjective already ends in -e, (e.g., Rouge) no change occurs in the feminine form....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course FRE 1120 taught by Professor Celiaroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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