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36 Cards in this Set

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nationality or place of origin
ser
results of actions (past participles)
estar
profession or occupation
ser
characteristics of people, animals, things
ser
generalizations
ser
possession
ser
material of composition
ser
time, date, or season
ser
where and when an event takes place
ser
location or spatial relationships
estar
health
estar
physical states or conditions
estar
emotional states
estar
weather
estar
Identification/Definition
ser
Impersonal Expressions
ser
traits
ser
ongoing actions (progressive tense)
estar
(Ser/estar) is used before most phrases beginning with de, such as expressing origin, possession, and composition.
Ser
(Ser/estar) is used before adjectives to indicate a inherent and permanent condition.
Ser
(Ser/estar) is used to link two nouns, or a noun and pronoun, such as to indicate a profession.
Ser
(Ser/estar) is used to express, time, dates, days or the week, and where an event takes place.
Ser
(Ser/estar) is used to express location or position, whether permanent or temporary.
Estar
(Ser/estar) is used before adjectives to indicate a temporary condition or appearance.
Estar
(Ser/estar) is used with a gerund (-ing verb) to form the progressive tense: They are waiting, etc.
Estar
(Ser/estar) is used with the past participle to form the passive tense of a verb: The work was done by her.
Ser
(Ser/estar) is used with the past participle to express the result of an action: The work is done.
Estar
(Ser/estar) indicates opinion about something in general: Meat is delicious.
Ser
(Ser/estar) indicates opinion about something specific: The meat is delicious.
Estar
Ser is used to tell the _____ of _____ and the ______.
Time, Day, Date
It is two o' clock
Son las dos.
It is the third of August
El es tres de agosto.
None
Ser is used to tell where ________ or _________ comes from.
Someone, Something
The man is from the United States.
El hombre es de los Estado Unidos.
None
Ser is used to tell who ____________ is.
Someone
Carmen is a woman.
Carmen es una mujer.
None
Ser is used to tell what someone's _____________ or ___________ is.
Nationality, Profession
John is Puerto Rican.
Juan es puertorrqueño.
Archie is a missionary. Archie es un misionero.
None
Ser is used to describe __________________ usually associated with a certain _________ or _______.
Characteristic, Person or Thing
Trucks are big.
Los camiones son grandes.
None
Ser is used to describe ___________ or _____________.
Someone, Something
The car is yellow.
El auto es amarillo.
None
Ser is used to connect a _______ or pronoun to another noun or __________.
Noun, Pronoun
The girl is my friend
La muchacha es mi amiga.
None