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Spanish 203 Final Study guide Bingham 306 Ser and Estar Ser o To express inherent characteristics or the perceived norm with adjectives Eva Peron era una mujer elegante y sofisticada Ana es medica o With de to indicate origin Jose es de Costa Rica o With de to indicate possession Las flores son de Camila o To indicate time and date Eran las 11:00 cuando Sara llego Manana es el 15 de septiembre o To express where an event takes place Donde es el examen final? El concierto es en ese teatro Estar o To express the location of a physical entity Donde esta el boligrafo La foto esta en mi coche o To express a condition, such as health, mental state, or a change from the perceived norm La profesora no puede hablar porque esta cansada Los niños estaban mas animados ayer Mariola, esta lindísima hoy! o To form the progressive El atleta estaba sudando (sweating) profusamente Maria esta estudiando con Pepe Note how the use of ser or estar in the following sentences changes their meaning o La paella es muy rica (Paella is delicious – it always is) o La paella esta muy rica (The paella tastes delicious – this paella that I’m eating now) o Horacio es nervioso (Horacio is nervous – He is a nervous person) o Horacio esta nervioso (Horacio es nervous – Something must have happened to make him nervous) o Susana es guapa (Susana is pretty – She’s a pretty woman) o Susana esta guapa (Susana looks very pretty – She looks especially pretty today) o Ramon es aburrido (Ramon is boring – He’s a boring person) o Ramon esta aburrido (Ramon is bored – Right now)
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o Paco es listo (Paco is smart – He’s an intelligent person) o Paco esta listo (Paco is ready – He’s ready to begin/go) Saber and Conocer Saber o To know facts or pieces of information o When followed by an infinitive, saber means to know how to do something Examples No saben la direccion del jefe (They don’t know the boss’s
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