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Ser and estar The verbs “ser” and “estar” are irregular in the preterite. Notice that the preterite forms of “ser” are identical to those of “ir.” SerEstar Yofuiestuve Túfuisteestuviste Ud., el, ellafueestuvo Nosotros(as)fuimosestuvimos Vosotros(as)fuisteisestuvisteis Uds., ellos, ellasfueronestuvieron
Ser You can use the preterite of ser to say where an event took place, how someone did, or to sum up what someone or something was like. La competencia de patinaje sobre hielo fue en el parque. The ice skating competetion was in the park. ¡La competencia de debate fue todo un éxito! The debate competition was a total success!
Estar You can use the preterite of estar to say where someone or something was or to say how someone felt for a certain period of time. Estuvimos en Miami por ocho días. We were in Miami for 8 days. Estuve enfermo toda la semana. I was sick all week.
Estar You can also use the preterite of estar to give your opinion on how something was. ¿Qué tal estuvo la competencia de gimnasia? How was the gymnastics competition? Estuvo buenísima. It was great.
Practica: Write and decorate a diary entry on your own paper. Describe the most rewarding or most disappointing moment in your lives. Explain in detail what happened, how you felt, and how the people around you reacted to the situation. If you prefer, you can write about a fictional moment.
Rubric Category4321 ContentCompleted all parts of the prompt. Completed some parts of the prompt. Completed very few parts of the prompt. Incomplete. ComprehensibilityDiary entry was comprehensible. Diary entry was somewhat comprehensible. Diary entry was somewhat incomprehensible. Diary entry was completely incomprehensible. OrganizationEntry was very well organized. Entry was somewhat organized. Entry was somewhat unorganized. Entry was completely unorganized. EffortStudent displayed excellent effort in writing of prompt and decorations. Student displayed sufficient effort in writing of prompt and decorations. Student displayed some efforts in writing of prompt and decorations. Student displayed minimal efforts in writing of prompt and decorations. Length10 sentences8 sentences6 sentencesLess than 6 sentences