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1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc.1.2-1 Ser and estar son dos verbos pequeños que tienes diferencias grandes Uds ya saben como.

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1 1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc Ser and estar son dos verbos pequeños que tienes diferencias grandes Uds ya saben como se conjuegan. Por ejemplo, soy eres es somos son y estoy estás está estamos están

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3 1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc Ser and estar both mean to be, but they are not interchangeable. Ser is used to express the idea of permanence, such as inherent or unchanging qualities and characteristics. Estar is used to express temporality, including qualities or conditions that change with time. ¡ATENCIÓN!

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5 1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc Ser and estar with adjectives Ser is used with adjectives to describe inherent, expected qualities. Estar is used to describe temporary or variable qualities, or a change in appearance or condition. La casa es muy pequeña.¡Están tan enojados! The house is very small.They’re so angry!

6 1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc With most descriptive adjectives, either ser or estar can be used, but the meaning of each statement is different. Julio es alto.¡Ay, qué alta estás, Adriana! Julio is tall. ( a tall person)How tall you’re getting, Adriana! Dolores es alegre.El jefe está alegre hoy. ¿Qué le pasa? Dolores is cheerful. a cheerful person) The boss is cheerful today. What’s up with him? Juan Carlos es un hombre guapo.¡Manuel, estás tan guapo! Juan Carlos is a handsome man.Manuel, you look so handsome!

7 1.2 Ser and Estar © and ® 2011 Vista Higher Learning, Inc Some adjectives have two different meanings depending on whether they are used with ser or estar. Estar, not ser, is used with muerto/a. Miguel de Cervantes, el autor de don Quijote, está muerto. ¡ATENCIÓN!

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