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To be someone’s turn to do something and to seem to be something Tocar and parecer
Tocar To say what you have to do, or whose turn it is to do something, use the verb TOCAR followed by an infinitive Example: Me toca leer (its my turn to read) Tocar is used like GUSTAR The verb does not change very much. You change the pronoun in front of the verb to indicate who is doing the action of the verb Remember ME gusta, but TE gusta?
How to conjugate TOCAR
Tocar is usually followed by an infinitive Me toca sacar la basura (Its my turn to take out the trash) Le toca cocinar Its his turn to cook Nos toca hacer las camas Its our turn to make the beds
PRACTICAMOS! Tell your sister that its her turn to do the chores, and then tell her that its your turn to do the second (fun) thing in the sentence. Example: Limpiar el bano, escuchar musica Te toca limpiar el bano. Me toca escuchar musica. Ready? Click to the next slide to begin. You will earn 1 point for every correct sentence (total 7)
Cortar el cesped, patinar Lavar los platos, ir de compras Cocinar, ver la television Limpiar el bano, leer Cuidar a los hermanos, salir con amigos Pasar la aspiradora, tocar la guitarra Hacer la tarea, jugar videojuegos
Parecer The verb PARECER means to seem and it conjugates like GUSTAR and TOCAR. Use this verb to express opinions
How to conjugate PARECER parece Me parece– it seems to me Nos parece– it seems to us Te parece– it seems to you Os parece– it seems to you (only in Espana) Le parece– it seems to him/her Les parece– it seems to them
For example: Siempre me toca lavar los platos. Me parece injusto I always have to wash the dishes. It seems unfair to me Siempre le toca cocinar. Le parece una lata! Its always her turn to cook. She thinks it’s a pain…
Como te parece? Parecer is usually followed by an adjective. These are common adjectives used with PARECER Me parece divertido (fun) Me parece dificil(difficult) Me parece facil (easy) Me parece aburrido (boring) Me parece muy bien (very good) Me parece fenomenal (awesome!) Me parece interesante (interesting) Me parece pesimo (terrible, awful…)
Como te parece? How do you feel about each of these people or things? Write a sentence about each of the people or things below. Each sentence should begin “me parece…” (8 points in total) La clase de matematicas Justin Bieber La musica clasica La clase de espanol Las aranas Los serpientes Ir a la playa Estudiar para los examenes
Y ahora, te toca! La familia Sanchez are discussing the chores they need to get done today. Translate their conversation into Spanish. (1 point for every sentence you translate correctly – remember, keep it simple!) Mom: Pepe, its your turn to cut the grass. Pepe: Its always my turn to cut the grass. I don’t like to cut the grass. Its not fair! Julia: I like to cut the grass. I think its awesome! I always have to cook and I don’t like to cook. Pepe: I love to cook! Mom, can I cook, please? Mom: Aaah! I need to rest.