Saber versus Conocer Español  Pamela M. Robinson Resource: ¡Ven Conmigo!
Saber <ul><li>Saber  means to know  </li></ul><ul><li>something </li></ul><ul><li>or  to know how  </li></ul><ul><li>to do...
Sabes que mañana no hay clase?  Do you know that there is no school tomorrow?
¿Sabes chino?  Do you know Chinese?
¿Sabes patinar?  Do you know how to skate?
Conocer <ul><li>Conocer  means  </li></ul><ul><li>to be acquainted  </li></ul><ul><li>with somebody   </li></ul><ul><li>or...
¿Conoces a Alicia? Do you know Alicia?
¿Conoces Madrid? Do you know Madrid?
Conocer  is followed by the personal “ a”  when it takes a person  and pets, as the object
Saber <ul><li>Yo sé </li></ul><ul><li>Tú sabes </li></ul><ul><li>El sabe </li></ul><ul><li>Ella sabe </li></ul><ul><li>Ust...
[The “yo” form of saber is “sabo”] <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
Conocer <ul><li>Yo conozco </li></ul><ul><li>Tú conoces </li></ul><ul><li>El conoce </li></ul><ul><li>Ella conoce </li></u...
[The “yo” form of conocer is “conozco” <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
[What does “saber” mean:] <ul><li>[to save] </li></ul><ul><li>[to know] </li></ul>
When it comes to using “saber” or “conocer”, it does not matter which verb I use?] <ul><li>Yes, it does not matter. </li><...
[Because the verbs mean the same thing, you do not have to conjugate the verb.] <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li>...
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Saber Versus Conocer

  1. 1. Saber versus Conocer Español Pamela M. Robinson Resource: ¡Ven Conmigo!
  2. 2. Saber <ul><li>Saber means to know </li></ul><ul><li>something </li></ul><ul><li>or to know how </li></ul><ul><li>to do something. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sabes que mañana no hay clase? Do you know that there is no school tomorrow?
  4. 4. ¿Sabes chino? Do you know Chinese?
  5. 5. ¿Sabes patinar? Do you know how to skate?
  6. 6. Conocer <ul><li>Conocer means </li></ul><ul><li>to be acquainted </li></ul><ul><li>with somebody </li></ul><ul><li>or something : </li></ul>
  7. 7. ¿Conoces a Alicia? Do you know Alicia?
  8. 8. ¿Conoces Madrid? Do you know Madrid?
  9. 9. Conocer is followed by the personal “ a” when it takes a person and pets, as the object
  10. 10. Saber <ul><li>Yo sé </li></ul><ul><li>Tú sabes </li></ul><ul><li>El sabe </li></ul><ul><li>Ella sabe </li></ul><ul><li>Usted sabe </li></ul><ul><li>Nosotros sabemos </li></ul><ul><li>Vosotros/as sabéis </li></ul><ul><li>Ellos saben </li></ul><ul><li>Ellas saben </li></ul><ul><li>Ustedes saben </li></ul>
  11. 11. [The “yo” form of saber is “sabo”] <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conocer <ul><li>Yo conozco </li></ul><ul><li>Tú conoces </li></ul><ul><li>El conoce </li></ul><ul><li>Ella conoce </li></ul><ul><li>Usted conoce </li></ul><ul><li>Nosotros/as conocemos </li></ul><ul><li>Vosotros conocéis </li></ul><ul><li>Ellos conocen </li></ul><ul><li>Ellas conocen </li></ul><ul><li>Ustedes conocen </li></ul>
  13. 13. [The “yo” form of conocer is “conozco” <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  14. 14. [What does “saber” mean:] <ul><li>[to save] </li></ul><ul><li>[to know] </li></ul>
  15. 15. When it comes to using “saber” or “conocer”, it does not matter which verb I use?] <ul><li>Yes, it does not matter. </li></ul><ul><li>No, it is important to choose the correct verb. </li></ul>
  16. 16. [Because the verbs mean the same thing, you do not have to conjugate the verb.] <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>

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