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This 9 page handout and worksheet explains the differences between the use of conocer and saber. It has photo illustrations and many practice exercises.

This 9 page handout and worksheet explains the differences between the use of conocer and saber. It has photo illustrations and many practice exercises.

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    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 1 of 9 Conocer y saber Es un placer conocerlo. Yo conozco a Sara. Betty conoce Madrid. Conocer is used when you Conocer is used to say that Conocer is used with a meet someone for the first you know or are acquainted location. time. with someone. Yo conozco París. Alejandro conoce las cámaras Anita conoce los cuadros de No conozco París. digitales. Diego Velázquez. Conocer is used to say that Conocer is used to talk about Conocer is used to say that you have or have not being familiar, or acquainted, you recognize something. visited a place. with something.Conocer means to know, to be familiar with, to be acquainted with, or to recognize persons, places, orthings.Write the Spanish translation of these sentences.1. It’s a pleasure to meet you. ______________________________________________________________2. I know Sara. __________________________________________________________________________3. Betty knows Madrid. ___________________________________________________________________4. I’ve been to Paris. _____________________________________________________________________5. Alejandro is familiar with digital cameras. __________________________________________________6. Anita recognizes the paintings of Diego Velázquez. __________________________________________Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 2 of 9 Sé la respuesta. Sé tu dirección. Fernando sabe la matemática. Saber is used to talk about Saber is used to talk about Saber means to have what you have learned. facts and information. knowledge. Lisa y Gabriela saben Sabemos esquiar. Los estudiantes saben el español. poema de memoria. Saber is used to talk about Saber + infinitive is used to talk Saber is used to say that you knowing a language. about knowing how to do know something by heart. something. Sabemos que él es doctor. ¿Sabes si van a venir a la Bartolomé sabe los fiesta? cuadros de Velázquez. Saber is used before a Saber is used before a clause (He knows facts and clause beginning with que. beginning with si. information about the paintings.)Saber means to know facts and information. It means to have knowledge.Write the Spanish translation of these sentences.1. I know the answer. ___________________________ 7. I know you address. ____________________2. Fernando knows mathematics. _________________ 8. We know how to ski. ____________________3. Lisa and Gabriela know Spanish. ________________ 9. We know that he is a doctor. _____________4. The students know the poem by heart. ____________________________________________________5. Do you know if they are coming to the party? _______________________________________________6. Bartolomé knows the paintings of Velázquez. _______________________________________________Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 3 of 9Here is the present tense conjugation of conocer and saber. conocer yo conozco tú conoces él/ella/usted conoce nosotros/nosotras conocemos vosotros/vosotras conocéis ellos/ellas/ustedes conocen saber yo sé tú sabes él/ella/usted sabe nosotros/nosotras sabemos vosotros/vosotras sabéis ellos/ellas/ustedes sabenFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 4 of 9Practice 1Read the Spanish sentences and their translations. Mucho gusto en conocerlo. ¿Tú sabes qué hora es? ¿Sabe tocar el piano? (Its a pleasure to meet (Do you know what time (Do youknow how to play you.) it is?) the piano?) No conozco a tu madre. Yo sé que ella enseña en Ruby no conoce Bogotá. esta escuela. (I dont know your (Ruby hasnt been to mother.) (I know that she teaches Bogotá.) at this school.)Match the sentence with the correct verb.Example: __b__ Mucho gusto en _____. a. saberlo b. conocerlo1. _____ Mucho gusto en _____. a. conoce2. _____ ¿Tú _____ qué hora es? b. conozco3. _____ ¿_____ tocar el piano? c. conocerlo4. _____ No _____ a tu madre. d. sabes5. _____ Yo _____ que ella enseña en esta escuela. e. sabe6. _____ Ruby no _____ Bogotá. f. séFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 5 of 9Pracitice 2 Pedro conoce un restaurante itlaiano Pedro estupendo. (Pedro knows an excellent Italian restauant.) Paula sabe el Himno Nacional Mexicano de Paula memoria . (Paula knows the Mexican National Anthem by heart.) Jorge no sabe conducir. (Jorge doesnt know how to Jorge drive.) Elena no conoce París, pero sabe Elena que hay buena comida en Francia. (Elena dosent know Paris, but she does know that there is good food in France.) Sam conoce Portugál, pero no sabe portugués. Sam (Sam knows Portugal, but he doesnt know Portuguese.) Stella no conoce el museo, pero sabe dónde está. (Stella doesnt know the museum, Stella but she knows where it is.)Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 6 of 9Fill in the blank with the correct form of conocer or saber.1. Pedro _______________ un restaurante italiano estupendo.2. Paula _______________ el Himno Nacional Mexicano de memoria.3. Jorge no _______________ conducir.4. Elena no _______________ París, pero _______________ que en Francia hay buena comida.5. Sam _______________ Portugal, pero no _______________ portugués.6. Stella no _______________ el museo, pero _______________ dónde está.Answer these questions based on the information given in the sentences above. Write a completesentence.1.¿Quién conoce un restaurante italiano estupendo? ___________________________________________2. ¿Quién sabe el Himno Nacional Mexicano de memoria?________________________________________3. ¿Quién conoce Portugal? ________________________________________________________________4. ¿Quién no conoce París? ________________________________________________________________5. ¿Quién sabe dónde está el museo? ________________________________________________________6. ¿Quién no sabe conducir? _______________________________________________________________7. ¿Quién no sabe portugués? ______________________________________________________________8. ¿Quién no conoce el museo? _____________________________________________________________Answer these questions about yourself.1. ¿Conoces tú un restaurante italiano estupendo? _____________________________________________2. ¿Sabes tú el Himno Nacional Mexicano de memoria? __________________________________________3. ¿Conoces tú Portugal? __________________________________________________________________4. ¿Sabes tú conducir? ___________________________________________________________________5. ¿Conoces tú París? _____________________________________________________________________6. ¿Sabes tú dónde está un museo? ______________________________________________________7. ¿Sabes tú portugués? __________________________________________________________________8. ¿Conoces tú un museo? _________________________________________________________________Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 7 of 9Practice 3 ¿Tú sabes dónde vive la Yo conozco a Pedro pero, Él sabe el número de abuela de Miguel? no conozco a su familia. teléfono de Consuelo. (Do you know where (I know Pedro, but I dont (He knows Consuelos Miguels grandmother know his family) telephone number.) lives?) ¿Usted conoce usted este Ella sabe divirtirse. Nosotros conocemos a libro? (She knows how to enjoy Juliana. (Are you familiar with this herself.) (We know Juliana.) book?) Nosotras no sabemos Vosotros sabéis dónde ¿Vosotras concéis historia dónde queda la parada está el restaurante. antigua? de metro. (All of you know where (Are all of you familiar (We dont know where the restaurant is.) with ancient history?) the metro stop is.) Ellos saben el poema ¿Ustedes conocen a “The Raven” de Ellas saben bailar salsa. Javier? memoria. (They know how to salsa (Do all of you know (They know the poem dance.) Javier?) "The Raven" by heart.)The sentences above have been split into 2 pieces. Match the pieces.Example: _b_ ¿Tú a. sabe divirtirse _a_ Ella b. sabes dónde vive la abuela de Miguel?1. _____ Yo a. sabéis dónde está el restaurante.2. _____ Él b. saben bailar salsa.3. _____ ¿Usted c. conocen a Javier?4. _____ Nosotros d. conocéis historia antigua?5. ______ Nosotras e. saben el poema “The Raven” de memoria.6. ______ Vosotros f. conozco a Pedro pero no conozco a su familia.7. _____ ¿Vosotras g. conocemos a Juliana.8. _____ Ellos h. no sabemos dónde queda la parada de metro.9. _____ Ellas i. conoce este libro?10. _____ ¿Ustedes j. sabe el número de teléfono de Consuelo.Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 8 of 9¿Practice 4Read these Spanish and English sentences. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of either conocer orsaber. You might find some of these sentences a little bit tricky. The answers are on page 9.1. Agustín _______________ a la abuela de Miguel. (Agustín knows Miguel’s grandmother.)2. Aldonza y Carmelita _______________ las novelas de Cervantes. (Aldonza and Carmelita are familiar with the novels of Cervantes.)3. ¿Usted _______________ cuántas personas van a venir a la fiesta? (Do you know how many people are coming to the party?)4. Yo lo _______________ de vista. (I know him by sight.)5. El taxista _______________ bien las calles de Guadalajara. (The taxi driver knows the streets of Guadalajara well.)6. Yo no ________________ llegar a la carretera. (I don’t know how to get to the highway.)7. Yo _______________ que Rubén Darío es poeta nicaragüense. (I know that Ruben Dario is a Nicaraguan poet.)8. ¿_______________ tú jugar al ajedrez? (Do you know how to play chess?)9. ¿_______________ usted cuántas habitantes tiene Madrid? (Do you know what the population of Madrid is?)10. Eldora _______________ hacer una paella deliciosa. (Eldora knows how to make delicious paella.)Free Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred
    • English-Spanish Helpful Handouts – For English Speakers Who Want To Learn Spanish Page 9 of 9Answers to page 81. Agustín conoce a la abuela de Miguel. (Agustín knows Miguel’s grandmother.)2. Aldonza y Carmelita conocen las novelas de Cervantes. (Aldonza and Carmelita are familiar with the novels of Cervantes.)3. ¿Usted sabe cuántas personas vienen a la fiesta? (Do you know how many people are coming to the party?)4. Yo lo conozco de vista. (I know him by sight.)5. El taxista conoce bien las calles de Guadalajara. (The taxi driver knows the streets of Guadalajara well.)6. Yo no sé llegar a la carretera. (I don’t know how to get to the highway.)7. Yo sé que Rubén Darío es poeta nicaragüense. (I know that Ruben Dario is a Nicaraguan poet.)8. ¿Sabes tú jugar al ajedrez? (Do you know how to play chess?)9. ¿Sabe usted cuántas habitantes tiene Madrid? (Do you know what the population of Madrid is?)10. Eldora sabe hacer una paella deliciosa. (Eldora knows how to make delicious paella.)English-Spanish Helpful Handouts provides free bilingual printable handouts for Spanishstudents. These handouts are designed especially for English speakers who want to learnSpanish. Get more free handouts at our website. http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandoutsFree Handout – http://sites.google.com/site/englishspanishhelpfulhandouts Photos: www.flickr.com (Creative commons License) My Tudut, Michael Sarver,Nney, Unlisrted Sightings, aleonmail, AJamison, Paulo J.S. Ferraz, jamesjustin, deflam, austinhk, Guide Gunnar-Artic Norway, bamalibrarylady, Zellaby,Laura4Smith, Steve Appleton Official, Lon&Queta, Jason Pier in DC, LatinaPower2009, CharlesFred