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What does the verb "ser" mean?
the verb "ser" means "to be"
To be or not to be, that is the question
CONJUGATE the verb to be in English
I am you are he/she/it is
we are you are they are
Does English have different forms of you? Does Spanish?
English does NOT have different forms of you. But in Spanish you have to be careful: you can change its form depending on whether it is singular, plural, informal or formal.masculine or feminine.
Tu, vosotros, vosotras, Usted, Ustedes
yo
soy
YO soy means I am.
Yo soy "cool"!
tu
eres
Tu eres means you are.
el
es
El es means he is.
ella
es
Ella es means she is.
You use ____ to talk about yourself. You use ____ to address a friend. You use ---to talk about a boy and ---to talk about a girl.
You use yo to talk about yourself. You use tu to address a friend. You use el to talk about a boy and ella to talk about a girl. (Don;t forget the accent with el and with tu!)
an ACCENT is the little line over the u in tu or the e in el--my computer can't make them for these flashcards
Translate:
Soy Juan. Eres colombiano. Es un alumno serio. Es Maria.
I am Juan. You are Columbian. He is a good friend. She is Maria.
I am learning more Spanish than I thought possible!!
To make a sentence negative in
Spanish, put ---- in before the -----.
To make a sentence nagative in Spanish, put NO in front of the VERB.
Make negative: Yo soy americano. Ella es simpatico.
No soy amercano. No es simpatica.
yo
soy
tu
eres
el
eres
ella
eres
nosotros
somos
nosotras
somas
ellos
son
ellas
son
Uds (ustedes)
son
When do we use nosotros and nosotras?
We use nosotros and nosotras when we talk about ourselves and other people. It means WE.
When do we use ellas?
We use ellas when we refer to 2 or more girls or women. It means THEY.
When do we use ellos?
We use ellos to refer to 2 or more boys or men or to a group of men and women or boys and girls. It means THEY.
When do we use ustedes?
We use ustedes (Uds.) when we refer to more than one person. It means YOU (plural or formal),
tu
ustedes
tu eres
ustedes son
ella
ellas
ella es
ellas son
yo
nosotros
nosotras
yo soy
nosotros somos
nosaotras somos
el
ellos
el es
ellos son
name all of the singular forms of the verb ser
yo soy, tu eres, el es, ella es
name all of the plural forms of the verb ser
nosotros somos, nosotras somos, ellos son, ellas son, Uds. don