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Saber y Conocer - conozco conoces conoce conocemos...

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The Verbs saber and conocer (Los verbos saber y conocer ) The “to know” verbs
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Saber vs. conocer saber sabes sabe sabemos sabéis saben Its conjugation The verb saber is irregular in its yo form.
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Saber = to know a fact, to know information Sabemos  que Rodolfo y Luisa son estudiantes. ¿ Sabes  los d í as de la semana? Yo   el n ú mero de tel é fono de Consuelo.
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Yo   tocar la  guitarra. ¿ Sabes  cocinar? Los ni ñ os no  saben   nadar. Saber + infinitive* = to know how to do something * Conocer is never followed by an infinitive.
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Saber is often followed by a question word.* Sabemos  qui é n es Pl á cido Domingo. ¿ Sabes  d ó nde est á  la oficina de correos? No   cu á ndo sale el tren para  Tegucigalpa. * Conocer is never followed by a question word.
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Saber is also used when we know something from memory (de memoria) Abuela Marta sabe el Himno Nacional Mexicano. ¡Mexicanos, al grito de  guerra . . . !
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conozco conoces
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Unformatted text preview: conozco conoces conoce conocemos conocéis conocen The verb conocer is irregular in its yo form. Saber vs. conocer conocer Its conjugation Conocer = to know a person, or to be acquainted or thoroughly familiar with a person, place or thing Yo sé quién es Plácido Domingo, pero no conozco al señor Domingo personalmente. Sabemos dónde está Tegucigalpa, pero no conocemos la ciudad. Julia sabe que Rigoberta Menchú recibió el premio Nobel, pero no conoce sus obras. Notice the contrast between saber and conocer in the following sentences. I know who Plácido Domingo is, but I don’t know Mr. Domingo personally. We know where Tegucigalpa is, but we aren’t familiar with the city. Julia knows that Rigoberta Menchú received the Nobel prize, but she isn’t acquainted with her works. FIN...
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