What is a reflexive verb ? 1) A verb where the person does as well as receives the action. 2) Verb that ends in -se Examples: levantar se peinar se lavar se
Reflexive Verbs In the reflexive construction, the subject is also the object A person does as well as receives the action… The subject , the pronoun and the verb are all in the same form…
Reflexive Verbs Let’s look at lavar as an example. LAVAR means TO WASH. What are some things that can be washed? lavar la ropa lavar el coche lavar los platos lavarse las manos lavarse el pelo lavarse la cara REFLEXIVE VERBS
Reflexive Verbs How do I get these forms in Spanish? <ul><li>The infinitive has –se attached to the end to show that the subject is doing and receiving the action. </li></ul><ul><li>To begin conjugating the verb, drop the –se . </li></ul>2) Conjugate the verb as usual. 3) Put the appropriate reflexive pronoun with the verb.
Reflexive Pronouns yo nosotros/as t ú é l ellos ella ellas usted ustedes me te se nos se
Ejemplos I wash my hair everyday. Yo me lavo el pelo todos los d í as. She washes her hands before eating. Ella se lava las manos antes de comer.
levanto levantamos levantas levanta levantan LEVANTAR me nos te se se SE
maquillo maquillamos maquillas maquilla maquillan MAQUILLAR me nos te se se SE
Vamos a practicar 1) lavarse, ella 2) ba ñ arse, nosotros 3) peinarse, ustedes 4) cepillarse, t ú ella se lava ustedes se peinan nosotros nos ba ñ amos t ú te cepillas