SALC

Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

SALC - Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

“Ser” o “Estar”

Both Ser and Estar mean “to Be”, but in different ways. Let’s review the different uses of each verb.

Ser

Elements pertinent to your or others’ identity

  • physical description, personality and character, nationality, race, gender, profession, origin, What things are made of

Things which “Take Place” or “Occur” in Time:

  • Dates, days, seasons, time, events

Possession

  • “La casa es mia”

 

Estar is used for States of Being

Emotional, physical & mental states of (our bodies’) being:

  • Feelings/moods/emotions, physical conditions or appearances, civil state (married, single, divorced, dead)

Placement State of Being:

  • Location of things and people (but not events)

Motion State of Being

 

Remember:

SER ESTAR
Yo Soy Estoy
Eres Estas
Él / Ella Es Esta
Nosotros Somos Estamos
Ustedes Son Están
Ellos / Ellas Son Están

 

For more information see:

www.spanishdict.com

 

 

ser-y-estar

 

¿Listo para practicar?

http://www.studyspanish.com/practice/serest1.htm

http://www.spanishdict.com/topics/practice/41

https://www.quia.com/quiz/438253.html?AP_rand=1958197140

http://berks.psu.edu/spanish/serPractice/

http://www.studyspanish.com/practice/serest4.htm

Category: Español

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