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Present tense of THE VERB SER with subject pronouns : 

Present tense of THE VERB SER with subject pronouns TO BE as in essence, being inherently

SUBJECT PRONOUNS : 

SUBJECT PRONOUNS Verbs express action while the subject expresses the PERSON, place or thing performing the action. Subject pronouns indicate who is performing the action and cover all possible subjects. Pronouns take the place of nouns, so subjects like ‘Paul’, ‘Joseph’, would be replaced by “he”, ‘the students’ by “they”, ‘Maria’ by “she” etc.

Persons : 

Persons In grammar, persons indicate the speaker. There are three possibilities, first, second and third persons. First person refers to ‘I’ in the singular form and ‘we’ in the plural. Second person is ‘you’ in both the singular and plural (or ‘both of you’, ‘all of you’, etc.) Third person refers to ‘he, she, it’, in the singular, and ‘they’ in the plural.

SPANISH EQUIVALENTS OF SUBJECT PRONOUNS : 

SPANISH EQUIVALENTS OF SUBJECT PRONOUNS Singular forms I - yo You - tú (familiar) You - usted = Ud. (formal) He - él She - ella

SPANISH EQUIVALENTS OF SUBJECT PRONOUNS : 

SPANISH EQUIVALENTS OF SUBJECT PRONOUNS Plural forms We - nosotros You all - vosotros (familiar) You all - Ustedes = Uds. (formal) They - ellos (all males or mixed) They - ellas (all females)

Forms of SER : 

Forms of SER Ser means “to be” the neutral form of the verb. It is called the infinitive. Each subject pronoun takes a different form of the verb, just like in English. I am - yo soy we are - nosotros somos You are - tú eres You all are - vosotros sois - usted es You all are - ustedes son He is - él es They are - ellos son She is - Ella es They are - ellas son

HERE THEY ARE AGAINSee if you can recall their English equivalents : 

HERE THEY ARE AGAINSee if you can recall their English equivalents yo soy nosotros somos tú eres vosotros sois usted es ustedes son él es ellos son ella es ellas son

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ : 

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ 1. To identify people: ¿Quién eres tú? by name: Yo soy María. ¿Quién soy yo? Tú eres Juan. ¿Quién es él? Él es Pablo by profession or occupation: ¿Quién es ella? Ella es profesora. ¿Quiénes son Uds.? Nosotros somos estudiantes ¿Quién es él? Él es conductor, y ella es turista.

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ : 

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ 2. To identify objects or animals or things: ¿Qué es? - Es un libro. Es una maleta. ¿Qué son? - Son unos mapas. Son lápices. 3. To express origin it is followed by ‘de’: ¿De dónde eres tú? Yo soy de Connecticut. ¿De dónde son Uds.? Nosotros somos de los Estados Unidos

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ : 

HOW TO USE ‘SER’ 4. To express possession, it is used with the ‘de’ ¿De quién es el libro?: Whose is the book? Or for whom is the book? El libro es del estudiante, or es de la estudiante. When ‘de’ is followed by ‘el’, we drop one ‘e’ and combine the two words to “del”, not “de el”. ¿De quién(es) son las fotos?: Whose are the the photographs? Las fotografías son de los turistas.

WORDS USED WITH ‘SER’ TO ASK QUESTIONS : 

WORDS USED WITH ‘SER’ TO ASK QUESTIONS ¿Qué? – what? ¿Quién? – who? (referring to one person) ¿Quiénes – who?(referring to more than one person) ¿De quién?, or ¿de quiénes? – whose? ¿De dónde? - from where?

Assignment : 

Assignment Now please write a brief conversation in which three Hispanic friends meet and greet each other and, through questions and answers, discuss who they are, where they are from, what they do. Please be creative in stating who they are and what they do, such as cantante, doctor, profesor, escritor, conductor, deportista, actor/actriz, etc. Please have them ready to hand in on Tuesday in class. ¡¡¡GRACIAS!!!

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