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    • Page 158 Realidades 1 The Verb SER
    • SER VS. ESTAR
      • You already know the verb ESTAR. It means “to be”
    • SER VS. ESTAR
      • There is another verb in Spanish that means “to be.” It is the verb SER.
    • SER VS. ESTAR
      • SER is an irregular verb, just like ESTAR, so you must memorize all its forms.
    • SER VS. ESTAR
      • There are certain occasions in which you will use either SER or ESTAR.
      • Let’s review ESTAR first!
    • ESTAR
      • Used for telling LOCATION.
      • For example:
    • ESTAR
      • El libro está en la mesa.
      • The book is on the table.
      • Yo estoy en Guatemala.
      • I am in Guatemala.
    • ESTAR
      • Used to tell CONDITION.
      • For example:
    • ESTAR
      • Eduardo está ocupado.
      • Eduardo is busy.
      • Ana y Luisa están enfermas.
      • Ana and Luisa are sick.
    • TO BE (In English)
      • I am
      • You are
      • He
      • She is
      • It
      • We are
      • They are
    • ESTAR
      • Yo estoy
      • Tú est ás
      • Ud.
      • Él est á
      • Ella
      • Nosotros est amos
      • Vosotros est áis
      • Uds.
      • Ellos est án
      • Ellas
    • Ok, now let’s see what the verb SER looks like. Remember, all it’s forms are totally irregular and they follow NO pattern. You must memorize them!
    • SER
      • Yo soy
      • Tú eres
      • Ud.
      • Él es
      • Ella
      • Nosotros somos
      • Vosotros sois
      • Uds.
      • Ellos son
      • Ellas
    • SER
      • Used to tell TIME and DATE.
      • Son las dos y media.
      • It is two thirty.
      • Es el veinte de noviembre.
      • It is the twentieth of November.
    • SER
      • Used to tell NATIONALITY.
      • For example:
      • Yo soy americana.
      • Él es puertorriqueño.
    • SER
      • Used to tell WHERE SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS FROM.
      • Tú eres de Nicaragua.
      • Ellas son de Costa Rica.
    • SER
      • Used to connect a noun or pronoun to another noun or pronoun.
      • Eduardo es un hombre.
      • Coquí y Sultán son gatos.
    • SER
      • Used to describe CHARACTERISTICS.
      • Rebeca es alta.
      • Enrique y yo somos guapos.
    • SER
      • You CANNOT use “un or una” with SER when describing someone’s profession.
      • Yo soy profesora.
      • Tú eres estudiante.
    • LET’S REVIEW AGAIN!
    • SER
      • Yo soy
      • Tú eres
      • Ud.
      • Él es
      • Ella
      • Nosotros somos
      • Vosotros sois
      • Uds.
      • Ellos son
      • Ellas
    • SER
      • Used to tell TIME and DATE.
      • Son las dos y media.
      • It is two thirty.
      • Es el veinte de noviembre.
      • It is the twentieth of November.
    • SER
      • Used to tell NATIONALITY.
      • For example:
      • Yo soy americana.
      • Él es puertorriqueño.
    • SER
      • Used to tell WHERE SOMEONE OR SOMETHING IS FROM.
      • Tú eres de Nicaragua.
      • Ellas son de Costa Rica.
    • SER
      • Used to connect a noun or pronoun to another noun or pronoun.
      • Eduardo es un hombre.
      • Coquí y Sultán son gatos.
    • SER
      • Used to describe CHARACTERISTICS.
      • Rebeca es alta.
      • Enrique y yo somos guapos.
    • SER
      • You CANNOT use “un or una” with SER when describing someone’s profession.
      • Yo soy profesora.
      • Tú eres estudiante.