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Subject Pronouns and Ser Español 1c
Subjects and Verbs The subject of a sentence tells us who is doing the action. The verb tells us what action is taking place in the sentence.
Subject Pronouns Subject pronouns are used to discuss people. A subject pronoun tells who is the subject of the sentence. Subject pronouns can replace names when talking.
These are the Subject Prounouns in Spanish Yo- I Tú- You Familiar Usted- You Formal Él- He Ella- She One Specific name- Juan Nosotros- We Nosotras- We (girls) Ustedes- You all Ellos- They Ellas- They (girls) 2 or more names(Juan y Miguel)
Tú- You FAMILIAR You use tú when talking to friends or people who you are on a FIRST NAME basis with. You use tú when you talk to each other, your friends or casual people.
Usted- you FORMAL You use USTED when talking to people who you are on a last name basis. The president, doctors, teachers, adults, etc…
Usted and Ustedes Usted refers to only one person. Usted is abbreviated as Ud. Ustedes refers to more than one person. Can be a formal and informal person. Ustedes is abbreviated as Uds.
¿Tú o Usted? 1. The dentist 2. Your best friend 3. Your sister 4. The police 5. The principal 6. The president 7. Miguel 8. Your teacher 9. Your mom or dad 10. Victoria
Subjects Pronouns and Verbs In Spanish a verb can tell the subject of the sentence all by itself! This happens when you conjugate the verb. However, it is often times necessary to use a subject pronoun to help clarify the conjugation of the verb. Now, lets learn a verb conjugation!
SER- TO BE Yo- SOY( I am) Tú- ERES (you fam are) Usted ÉlES(___ is/are) Ella One specific name Nosotros Nosotras SOMOS(we are) Ustedes Ellos SON (___ are) Ellas 2 or more specific names
Vamos a practicar… Choose the correct form of the verb ser for the following subject pronouns. 1. Ellos 2. Ella 3. Yo 4. Juan y María 5. Nosotras 6. Tú 7. José y yo 8. Ustedes 9. You familiar 10. Usted
Ser: to tell where you are from You use ser to tell where people are from. Here is the formula: Subject + Ser + de + country. Ex: Yo soy de Chile. Tú eres de Perú. Ellos son de Honduras.