Presentation on theme: "Tú vs.Usted. For most Spanish speakers there are two ways to say “you”: tú and usted."— Presentation transcript:
For most Spanish speakers there are two ways to say “you”: tú and usted.
Tú Use tú when speaking to friends family people your own age children pets
Usted (Ud.) Usted is formal Use it to show respect and when talking to people you don’t know well, older people, and people in positions of authority In writing, usted is almost always abbreviated Ud. with a capital U
Tú vs.Usted Here are some questions you have learned that change according to which you is being used. The questions have the same meaning but the verb changes depending on which you is being used.
Tú vs.Usted TúUsted (Ud.) ¿Cómo te llamas? ¿Cómo se llama? What is your name? ¿Cómo estás?¿Cómo está?How are you doing?
Would you use tú or Ud. when talking to the following people? 1.your brother 2.your teacher 3.your best friend 4.your friend’s mother 5.your cat 6.your principal
1.your brother tú 2.your teacher usted 3.your best friend tú 4.your friend’s mother usted 5.your cat tú 6.your principal usted