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When to use SER
When the verb "to be" is followed by a noun.
-same as equal sign.
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When followed by an adjective, When referring to an essential characteristic (big) , use ser
When to use ESTAR
When followed by an adjective AND When referring to a state or condition (cold), use estar.
to be (followed by a noun- to be a doctor)
ser
to be (followed by an adjective describing the condition) - to be cold)
ser
to be (followed by an adjective describing a state or feeling characteristic) -- to be ok
estar
I am (a doctor; )
soy
You are (a doctor; )
eres
He, She, It is (a doctor; )
es
We are (doctors;
somos
You are (doctors;)
sois
They are (doctors;
son
I am (fine)
estoy
You are (fine)
estás
He, She is (fine)
está
We are (fine)
estamos
You (plural) are (fine)
estáis
They are (fine)
están
congugate present tense of ser
soy, eres, es
somos, sois, son
conjugate present tense of estar
estoy, estás, está
estamos, estáis, están
Q:conjugate ser, using the correct pronoun
yo soy nosotros (as) somos
tú eres vosotors (as) sois
usted es ustedes son
él, ella es ellos (as) son
Q: I am (ser -with subject pronoun)
yo soy
Q: You are (ser- with subject pronoun)
tú eres
Q: You (formal) are (ser -with subject pronoun
usted es
Q: He is (ser 0with subject pronoun)
él es
Q: She is (ser -with subject pronoun)
ella es
Q: We are (ser-with subject pronoun)

(we= male; we= female)
nosotros somos

nosotras somos
Q: You (formal - plura) are (ser -with subject pronoun
ustedes son
Q: They are (ser -with subject pronoun)

(they = male; they - female).
ellos somos

ellas somos
ser
verb -- to be.
when following a noun.
when used as adjective describing an essential fact (like an equal sign).