Spanish Adjectives

An important step in learning how to speak Spanish conversationally, and then fluently, is mastering the use of Spanish adjectives. As in English, adjectives in Spanish are used to describe or modify a noun or noun phrase. However, where English adjectives are placed before the nouns they modify, in Spanish the adjectives typically comes after. For example, in English, you say “black horse”. In Spanish, you say “horse black” (caballo negro). Below we'll introduce you to the all the different types of Spanish adjectives, including descriptive, possessive, relative, short form and demonstrative ajdectives. We'll also teach you how to use adjectives as nouns and the ins and outs adjective placement.