Ser y estar (Part 1)

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Ser and Estar are the two Spanish equivalents of Verb To be. In this presentation, general differences are shown to later focus on SER and its use to introduce oneself and others.

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Ser y estar (Part 1)

  1. 1. SER Y ESTAR thetwoSpanishequivalentsofverb To Be<br />Class #1: Verb SER<br />Introducingoneself (andothers)<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  2. 2. Ser y estar<br />Ser and estar are the two Spanish equivalent forms of the English verb to be and French être<br />Generally speaking, we can say that Ser is used with permanent situations while Estaris used with more temporary ones.That is because, seris usedto describe the nature and characteristics of something while estar is used to describe the current state of something- how it is at that moment. <br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  3. 3. Both ser and estar are irregular verbs. Look at their conjugation<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  4. 4. Let’s focus on the differences between the two<br />Let’s start withthe uses ofverbSER<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  5. 5. SER is used, as we have seen, to express characteristics (or traits or features) about people or things.<br />Andrés es guapo. <br />María Luisa es una actriz famosa. <br />Estos muchachos son algo introvertidos. <br />Es un niño muy cariñoso<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  6. 6. SER is also used to identify who or what people are:<br />Ezequiel es abogado. <br />Soledad es mi hermana mayor.<br />Nosotros somos musulmanes<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  7. 7. SER is used to tell where someone (or something) comes from, and its nationality<br />Héctor es de Costa Rica.<br />Karina y Rosario son ecuatorianas<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  8. 8. SER is used to tell the time, date or season<br />Son las diez y cuarto.<br />Hoy es 14 de junio.<br />Este es el invierno más frío de la década.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  9. 9. SER is used to tell the time and place of an event<br />La próxima clase es a las 12.30.<br />La fiesta es en casa de Laura.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  10. 10. SER is used to expression possession<br />Aquel libro es de Marta<br />Estos teléfonos celulares son de Jorge y Andrés respectivamente<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  11. 11. SER is used to tell the material something is made of<br />Esta mesa es de hierro fundido.<br />La camisa blanca de Lucía es de seda.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  12. 12. Using the verb SER you can talk about yourself and others<br />Name: <br />Yosoy ELISANDRA<br />TúeresOSCAR, ¿no?<br />Él es ANTONIO, y ella esRITA<br /> Nosotros somosESTEBAN <br /> y BALTAZAR <br />Ellos son NORMA y TOMÁS<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  13. 13. Profession or occupation:<br /> <br />Yo soy PROFESORA <br />Ellos son mis ESTUDIANTES<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  14. 14. Origin:<br />Él es de Nicaragua.<br />Nosotros somosde Brasil. <br />Yosoy de Catamarca, Argentina.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  15. 15. Marital Status:<br />Claudio esunhombre casado (*)<br />Marianelaessoltera (*)<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  16. 16. Some characteristic or feature :<br />Tú eres muy estudioso. <br /> Daniel es tímido.<br /> Héctor y Federico son altos y delgados.<br /> Pedro es joven y apuesto.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  17. 17. Cuéntanos de tí<br />YosoyMarianela. Soy de Túcuman, Argentina.<br />Soy modelo.<br />Y soysoltera.<br />5<br />3<br />4<br />2<br />1<br />6<br />8<br />11<br />9<br />12<br />10<br />7<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  18. 18. Cuéntanos de un/a compañero/a<br />ÉlesVangelis. Es de Nafplio, Grecia.<br />Élesactor.<br />Y esunhombre casado.<br />5<br />3<br />4<br />Ella es...<br />2<br />1<br />6<br />11<br />9<br />8<br />12<br />10<br />7<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  19. 19. Hoyaprendimos<br />Las diferencias entre los verbos SER y ESTAR<br />Los usos del verbo SER<br />Cómopresentarnos y hablar de nosotros<br />Cómopresentar a uncompañero o una compañera y hablar de él o ella.<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  20. 20. Continuará... <br />Thiswasjustthefirst part. Ifyouwant to followthetopic, checkonthesameclasstitle, followingnumberclass.<br />¡Muchasgracias!<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />
  21. 21. Note:<br />www.spanishsouthamerica.org<br />

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