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Reflexive Verbs


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Reflexive Verbs

  1. 1. Reflexive Verbs
  2. 2. <ul><li>Reflexive verbs are used to tell that a person does something to or for him- or herself . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>They have 2 parts: </li></ul><ul><li>1 - a reflexive pronoun </li></ul><ul><li>(me, te, se, nos, os, se) </li></ul><ul><li>2 - verb form. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>LAVAR SE (to wash oneself) </li></ul>Verb Form Reflexive Pronoun
  5. 5. <ul><li>In English, we really don’t identify with reflexive verbs. So these will seem strange to you. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In English, a sentence using a “so called” reflexive verb might be… </li></ul><ul><li>Lauren brushes her hair. </li></ul><ul><li>Scott bathes himself. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>You must remember that these are actions being done to oneself, by oneself . For example: </li></ul><ul><li>I wash my (my own) hair. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>me (to myself) </li></ul><ul><li>te (to yourself) </li></ul><ul><li>se (to himself) </li></ul><ul><li>(to herself) </li></ul><ul><li>(to itself) </li></ul><ul><li>nos (to ourselves) </li></ul><ul><li>os (to you all) </li></ul><ul><li>se (to themselves) (to you all) (to each other) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>I wash myself </li></ul><ul><li>You wash yourself </li></ul><ul><li>He, She, It washes himelf, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>We wash ourselves </li></ul><ul><li>They wash themselves </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>me lav o </li></ul><ul><li>te lav as </li></ul><ul><li>se lav a </li></ul><ul><li>nos lav amos </li></ul><ul><li>os lav áis </li></ul><ul><li>se lav an </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>They can either go before a conjugated verb or after an infinitive. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Before the verb : </li></ul><ul><li>Me voy a lavar el pelo. </li></ul><ul><li>After the infinitive : </li></ul><ul><li>Voy a lavar me el pelo. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Let’s do more verbs! </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>me cepill o </li></ul><ul><li>te cepill as </li></ul><ul><li>se cepill a </li></ul><ul><li>nos cepill amos </li></ul><ul><li>os cepill áis </li></ul><ul><li>se cepill an </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>me duch o </li></ul><ul><li>te duch as </li></ul><ul><li>se duch a </li></ul><ul><li>nos duch amos </li></ul><ul><li>os duch áis </li></ul><ul><li>se duch an </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>When using reflexive verbs to talk about parts of the body, use the definite article. (the el, la, los, las that mean “the”) </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Nos lavamos el pelo. </li></ul><ul><li>Te cepillas los dientes? </li></ul>