I wrote 'el fin de la semana pasada' and it was corrected to 'el fin de semana pasado'. I can see why the definite article was dispensed with, but 'semana pasado'? Surely the adjectival form of 'pasado/a' is used, rather than the past participle?
I am not quite sure which question you are referring to. In the set of questions for this lesson on the articles el/la, we are not testing "el fin de semana pasado". The adjective "pasado" is referring to "el fin", not "semana". This is why you need the masculine end -o for the adjective. If you said "last week" for example, then you'd need the feminine form "pasada", "la semana pasada".
I hope this clarified it for you.
I'm really struggling trying to understand how to use the El, la, un, une, los and Las
Here are our A0 lessons on definite articles and indefinite articles:
the = el, la, los, las
a = un, una, unos, unas
I hope this helps
I believe some words (such as turista y dentista) can be masculine orfemine depending on the subject.
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