Saber y Conocer

Saber y Conocer - conozco conoces conoce conocemos conocis...

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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 días de la semana? Yo   el número de teléfono de Consuelo.
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Yo   tocar la  guitarra. ¿ Sabes  cocinar? Los niños 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  quién es Plácido Domingo. ¿ Sabes  dónde está la oficina de correos? No   cuándo 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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Unformatted text preview: conozco conoces conoce conocemos conocis 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 s quin es Plcido Domingo, pero no conozco al seor Domingo personalmente. Sabemos dnde est Tegucigalpa, pero no conocemos la ciudad. Julia sabe que Rigoberta Mench recibi el premio Nobel, pero no conoce sus obras. Notice the contrast between saber and conocer in the following sentences. I know who Plcido Domingo is, but I dont know Mr. Domingo personally. We know where Tegucigalpa is, but we arent familiar with the city. Julia knows that Rigoberta Mench received the Nobel prize, but she isnt acquainted with her works. FIN...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course SPAN 110 taught by Professor Mcateer during the Summer '10 term at South Carolina.

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