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6.9: En contexto: Los colores/ Los adjetivos

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  • Objetivos

    • Describe things using the correct position, gender and number of adjectives
    • Describe the color of things


    a white roseCultivo una rosa blanca
    por (by) José Martí

    Cultivo una rosa blanca
    en junio como enero
    para el amigo sincero
    que me da su mano franca.

    Y para el cruel que me arranca
    el corazón con que vivo,
    cardo ni ortiga cultivo;
    cultivo la rosa blanca.

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    Preguntas

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    1. The first word is a verb: “cultivar”. Who is it conjugated for?
    2. Which word in the first sentence is an adjective?
    3. If the flower were “el narciso” (daffodil), how would you modify the adjective?
    4. In the third line, “para” means for. For whom is the poet growing a white rose?
    5. In the fourth line, “que” means “who.” “Da” is from the verb “dar,” to give. Who is “da” conjugated for?
    6. What did the friend give the poet?
    7. “El cruel” is a cruel person. What did this cruel person tear out (arrancar)?
    8. “Cardo ni ortiga” means “neither thistle nor nettle.” So the poet isn’t growing thistle or nettle “para el cruel” (for the cruel one). What is the poet growing?

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