Capítulo A Preliminar Gramática 6 - Present tense of ser

Capítulo A Preliminar Gramática 6 - Present tense of ser

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The Present Tense of ser (to be) (El tiempo presente del verbo ser )
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somos (sois) son soy eres es Ser (Its conjugation) Ser is an verb irregu lar ( yo ) ( ) ( usted ) ( él ) ( ella ) ( nosotros ) ( vosotros ) ( ustedes ) ( ellos ) ( ellas ) *( it )
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S er is one of the “to be” verbs Ser is used to express: What someone or something is Who someone is The origin of someone or something The inherent qualities of someone or something
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SER tells what someone is Ella es profesora. in terms of profession or occupation
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Mark. SER tells what someone is Yo soy el profesor Vargas. ¿ Quién eres ? Yo soy With ser , as with all verbs in Spanish, the form of the verb must “flip” to its “opposite” form when it applies to someone within the conversation. soy somos eres sois es son
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mi teléfono celular. SER tells what something is ¿ Qué es en la mano ? E s Conversely, if the verb form refers to someone or something
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Unformatted text preview: outside the conversation, it does not flip. soy somos eres sois es son SER tells what something is Este es un diccionario. ( This is a dictionary.) Esta es una pluma. ( This is a pen.) SER tells who someone is Quin es usted? Yo? Yo soy Manuel Ortiz. SER also tells our origin De dnde eres t ? La seorita es de Nueva York. Yo soy de . . . Be aware that de must be used in the response as well as in the question. Notice that de means from and must be placed before the question word dnde when asking where someone is from: literally, From where are you? El monstruo es muy feo. Los perros son obedientes. SER is used with inherent qualities Somos una familia grande. FIN...
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Capítulo A Preliminar Gramática 6 - Present tense of ser

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