Ser Spanish 1

To Be
(yo) I am (Nosotros) We are
(tú) You are (Vosotros) You-all are
(el/ella/usted) He/She/It is (ellos/ellas/ustedes) They are

SER- To Be
(1) How is something?
(2) Describing physical characteristics (i.e. short, tall, skinny, strong, weak, etc.)
(3) Describing personality (i.e. shy, smart, cheap, generous, kind, friendly, etc.)
(4) Describing a profession (i.e. I am/ he/she/it is, we are/they are, "doctors, teachers, dentists, etc.)

(yo) soy (Nosotros) somos
(tú) eres (Vosotros) sois
(el/ella/usted) es (ellos/ellas/ustedes) son

* The vosotros form is commonly used in Spain, and is does not exist in Latin America*

(1) Soy profesora de inglés.
I am an English teacher/professor.
(2) Juan es estudiante de comunicaciónes en la universidad de Texas.
John is a Communications student at Texas University.
(3) Eres muy intelegente.
You are very smart/intelligent.
(4)María y Marisol son amigas.
Mary and Marisol are friends.
(5) El hombre es más alto que la mujer.
The man is taller than the women.



Jennifer D.

UNC graduate, B.A. Spanish, B.A. Communications, Duke TESL

5+ hours
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