2Repaso: ¿Qué es un verbo irregular? El verbo estar “to be” es un verbo irregular. So this means when conjugated, it doesn’t follow the normal conjugation pattern of an –ar verb.
3How do we use “estar”We use estar to tell how someone feels or where someone is.From what you already know, what do these two questions mean?¿Cómo estás?¿Dónde estás?
4estar Yo – estoy Tú – estás Él/ella/ud – está Nosotros – estamos Vosotros – estáisEllos/ellas/uds. – están(In writing, be sure to use the accent mark on all forms except estoy and estamos.)I amYou areHe/she is you areWe areYou all areThey are you all are
5Turn in your notes, and take out six flash cards. You have one minute to get this done.
15Draw! I will number you off into four groups. Team 1 will be competing against team 2.Team 3 will be competing against team 4.
16Draw!The first two people will stand back to back and will be given a card with one of the pronouns on it (yo, nosotros, ellos, etc.) Hold it so the other person can see what is written on it.Each person will take three steps away from each other and then turn around, showing the card to the other person.The first person to say the correct conjugation for estar for the pronoun on the card wins.