Reflexive Verbs: Reflexive Verbs are used to talk about a person doing something that involves himself or herself. I bathe (myself). I shave (myself).
Reflexive Pronouns Reflexive verbs use reflexive pronouns that refer to the person doing the action. Me Nos Te Os Se
Reflexive Pronouns Me = myself Te = yourself Se = him/herself Nos = ourselves Se = yourselves/themselves
“Se” Reflexive verb infinitives end in “se” Levantarse = to get oneself up, to get out of bed Levantar = to raise up, pick up something *Levanto el libro. *Me levanto de la cama a las siete.
How to use: 1)Take the “se” off the end of the infinitive verb 2) Decide what pronoun to use: me, te, se, nos, os, se 3) Conjugate the verb like normal, and put the pronoun before the verb: I get up. = Me levanto. I got up. = Me levanté.
Práctica: 1) I wash my face. (lavarse) Me lavo la cara. 2) I woke up at eight. (despertarse) Me desperté a las ocho. 3) Julia got married. (casarse) Julia se casó.
Infinitives: If there is an INFINITIVE in the sentence, you can put the pronoun on the end of the infinitive: Voy a levantarme. OR Me voy a levantar. No me gusta levantarme temprano. A mi abuela no le gusta bañarse.
Práctica: We are going to get up early. (levantarse) 1) Vamos a levantarnos temprano. 2) Nos vamos a levantar temprano. Are you going to get up early? 1) ¿Vas a levantarte temprano? 2) ¿Te vas a levantar temprano ?
Vocabulario: Write an original sentence using the word you are given. You will then write your word on the board, and read your sentence to the class. As each student presents, you should add each word to your notes.
1.Aburrirse = to get bored 2.Cansarse = to get tired 3.Cepillarse (los dientes) = to brush (your teeth) 4.Peinarse = to comb one’s hair 5.Pintarse las uñas = to paint one’s nail 6.Ponerse = to put (something) on 7.Vestirse = to get dressed
8. Preocuparse de = to worry about 9. Lavarse las manos = to wash your hands 10. Lavarse = to wash 11. Arreglarse = to get ready 12. Maquillarse = to put on makeup 13. Secarse = to dry off 14. Acostarse(o ue) = to go to bed, lay down 15. Casarse con = to get married to 16. Bañarse = to bathe
17. Ducharse = to shower 18. Afeitarse = to shave 19. Levantarse = to get up 20. Despertarse (e ie)= to wake up 21. Irse = to leave 22. Divertirse (e ie, e i)= to have fun, enjoy yourself 23. Lastimarse = to hurt (oneself)
24. Sentirse (e ie, e i) = to feel 25. Dormirse (o ue, o u) = to fall asleep 26. Quemarse = to burn (yourself) 27. Enfermarse = to get sick
Práctica 1.I wake up at seven. 2.I put makeup on. 3.Did you shower? 4.I get myself ready at eight o’clock.
TAREA 10 GOOD sentences using reflexive verbs. and house vocabulary. Use different subjects (me, you, him/her…) Tell what you do and where you do it. Example: Me ducho en el baño.