Español I – Sr. Johnstonjueves, el once de octubre del 2012 Thursday, October 11, 2012
Para empezar• Turn in completed poem “yo soy…”• Use tape to hang your poem on the wall.• Read your classmates’ poems. – What do you like? – What words do you not know?
Subject pronouns *notes• Replaces the name or title of a person or thing and acts as the subject of the verb.• Divided into three groups: 1st, 2nd, 3rd person singular plural 1st yo I nosotros/nos we/we (all otras girls) 2nd tú (fam) you ustedes you (plural) (fam) usted you ustedes you (plural) (formal) (formal) 3rd él/ella he/she ellos/ellas they/they (all girls)
¡Importante! *notes• In the Americas, ustedes is used as the plural for both tú and usted.• In Spain, however, vosotros/vosotras are used as the plural of tú, and ustedes is only used as the plural of usted.Usted = Ud. or Vd. Ustedes = Uds. or Vds.
• If you are still having trouble trying to figure out which pronoun you use for what, check this out:• anything + yo = nosotros• anything + tú = ustedes/vosotros• anything + él, ella = ellos/ellas• 2+ names = ellos/ellas• All you have to do is find one pronoun in the singular column, then slide straight across to the plural column!
The present tense of ser *notes• Ser = to be• Irregular verb that does not follow regular patterns that most verbs follow.• Conjugate: to write or say a verb in all its forms. singular plural 1st yo soy nosotros/nos somos otras 2nd tú (fam) eres ustedes son (fam) usted es ustedes son (formal) (formal) 3rd él/ella es ellos/ellas son