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Page 7 Realidades 3 – Para Empezar Reflexive Verbs
Reflexive verbs are used to tell that a person does something to or for him- or herself.
Reflexive Verbs Reflexive verbs have two parts: 1. a reflexive pronoun (me, te, se, nos, os, se) 2. and a verb form.
Reflexive Verbs LAVARSE(to wash oneself) Verb Form Reflexive Pronoun
Reflexive Verbs In English, we really dont identify with reflexive verbs. So these will seem strange to you.
Reflexive Verbs In English, sentences using a so called reflexive verb might be… Ex. Lauren brushes her hair. Scott bathes himself.
Reflexive Verbs You must remember that these are actions being done to oneself, by oneself. Ex. I wash my (my own) hair.
Reflexive Pronouns me(to or for myself) te(to or for yourself) se (to or for himself, herself, itself) nos(to or for ourselves) os (to or for you all) se (to or for themselves, you all, or each other)
TO WASH ONESELF I wash myself You wash yourself He, She, It washes himself, etc. We wash ourselves They wash themselves
LAVARSE me lavo te lavas se lava nos lavamos os laváis se lavan
Reflexive Pronouns Reflexive pronouns can either go before a conjugated verb or attached to an infinitive.
Reflexive Pronouns Before the verb: Me voy a lavar el pelo. After the infinitive: Voy a lavarme el pelo.
Reflexive Verbs Lets do more verbs!
CEPILLARSE me cepillo te cepillas se cepilla nos cepillamos os cepilláis se cepillan
DUCHARSE me ducho te duchas se ducha nos duchamos os ducháis se duchan
Reflexive Verbs When using reflexive verbs to talk about parts of the body, use the definite article. (the el, la, los, las that mean the)
Reflexive Verbs Nos lavamos el pelo. ¿Te cepillas los dientes?