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Nota gramatical Spanish I Non-native Capítulo 1
Spanish punctuation Questions begin with and upside down question mark ¿ and an upside down exclamation mark ¡ Accent markings sometimes go over the vowels: á,é,í,ó,ú, The mark on the ñ is called the tilde. Example mañana, Sounds like ny as in canyon
Práctica Pg. 38, Act 1
Subject pronouns tú y yo
Tú y yo Yo me, is used to describe yourself. Yo (I), is not capitalized like in english unless it begins the sentence. Tú you, refers to someone that you are talking to. Notice that it carries an accent.
Práctica, Pg 38, Act 3
Soy, eres, and es
Soy, eres, and es are all forms of the word ser. Ser means to be. In Spanish the word ser is used when talking about someone is from.
Práctica, P , Act 5-6
Forming questions with questions words
Used these words to in front of a sentence when asking a question: ¿Como estás? How are you? ¿Cómo te llamas? Whats your name? ¿Cuántos años tienes? How old are you? ¿De dónde eres? Where are you from? The word ¿Cómo? can mean either how? or what? depending how you use it in context.
Práctica, P. 41, Act 7
Nouns and definte articles
Nouns are words used to name people, places, and things. All nouns in the Spanish language have a el and la (the) before them. el is used before masculine nouns la is used for femine nouns