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SER: to be. Most important verb in BOTH Spanish and English . CONJUGATIONS . To conjugate: to change the verb so that it makes sense in context. This could be to change it to the present, past, or future. She goes to the store yesterday. She went to the store yesterday.

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Ser to be

SER: to be

Most important verb in BOTH Spanish and English


Conjugations

CONJUGATIONS

  • To conjugate: to change the verb so that it makes sense in context.

  • This could be to change it to the present, past, or future.

    • Shegoesto the store yesterday.

    • She went to the store yesterday.

  • OR to change it to match (“agree with”) the subject.

    • I reads a lot in school.

    • I read a lot in school.


Complete sentences

COMPLETE SENTENCES

  • The two basic elements of a complete sentence are:

    • Subject

    • Verb

  • Complete sentences ?

    • Yeah, us.

    • Yesterday.

    • I went.

    • I went yesterday.

¡No!

¡No!

¡Sí!

¡Sí!


Subject verb agreement

SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

  • The subject and verb must always “agree” or match in a sentence.

    - I goes 

  • SUBJECT: the person, place, animal, etc. that does the action. The focus of the sentence.

  • VERB: the action of the sentence. What the subject is doing.

I go


Subject verb agreement cont

SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT CONT…

  • Subject-verb agreement is EXTREMELY important in Spanish.

  • In English, verb conjugations can match multiple subjects which is not the case in Spanish.

    - I went to school yesterday.

    - We went to school yesterday.

    - My brothers went to school yesterday.


Subject verb agreement cont1

SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT CONT…

  • In Spanish, each verb has its own ending for each corresponding subject.

    - Yocomo cereal en la mañana.

    - I eat cereal in the morning.

    - Ella comecereal en la mañana.

    - She eats cereal in the morning.

    - Nosotroscomemoscereal en la mañana.

    - We eat cereal in the morning.


Our conjugation charts

OUR CONJUGATION CHARTS:

PLURAL SUBJECTS

SINGULAR SUBJECTS

I

We

1ST PERSON

You guys

You

2nd PERSON

He

She

You formal

They

They (all girls)

You guys

3rd PERSON


Ser irregular verb

SER: __________ IRREGULAR VERB

TO BE (am, is, are)

SOMOS

SOY

SOIS

ERES

ES

SON

1. Nosotros _________ hermanos.  ________________________________________

2. Yo_______ unamaestra.  ____________________

3. Ellos _________ mejores amigos.  _____________________________________

SOMOS

We are brothers.

I am a teacher.

SOY

SON

They are best friends.


Ahora t fill in the blank with the correct form of ser

¡AHORA TÚ! Fill in the blank with the correct form of SER

1. Yo _______ bonita. 6. Él _______ chistoso y guapo.

2. La escuela ______ grande. 7. Ella ______ alta.

3. Tú ______ muyamable. 8. Julian y Matt ______ los

mejoresjugadores del equipo.

4. Juan ______ bajo y chistoso.9. La manzana ________ verde.

5. ¿De dónde __________?10. Nosotros ___________ alumnos de Infinity H.S.

ES

SOY

ES

ES

ERES

SON

ES

ES

ERES

SOMOS


Ahora t cont

¡AHORA TÚ! Cont…

¿Cómo eres? ¿Quién eres? Writefive complete sentencesaboutwho/howyou are.

Yosoy…

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.


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