SER AND ESTAR - SER AND ESTAR 0. You have already learned...

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SER AND ESTAR 0. You have already learned that ser and estar both mean to be but are used for different purposes. Uses of ser 1. Nationality and place of origin Martín es argentino. Es de Buenos Aires. 2. Profession or occupation Adela es agente de viajes. Francisco es médico. 3. Characteristics of people and things José y Clara son simpáticos. El clima de Puerto Rico es agradable. 4. Generalizations ¡Es fabuloso viajar! Es difícil estudiar a la una de la mañana. 5. Possession Es la pluma de Maite. Son las llaves de don Francisco. 6. What something is made of La bicicleta es de metal. Los pasajes son de papel. 7. Time and date Hoy es martes. Son las dos. Hoy es el primero de julio. 8. Where or when an event takes placeEl partido es en el estadio Santa Fe. La conferencia es a las siete. 1. Note that de is generally used after ser to express not only origin ( Es de Buenos Aires. ) and possession ( Es la pluma de Maite. ), but also what material something is made of ( La bicicleta es de metal. ). Uses of
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2010 for the course SPN 312L taught by Professor Garrett during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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