Derivatives of the verb ser
Sometimes the combination of the verb’s proper meaning with the preterite changes the meaning so much that they look like different meanings that they are even translated with different verbs in English and give the sentence a different meaning:
Sometimes the imperfect, for example hablaba, is translated with ‘was talking’ or ‘used to talk’ in English. This can serve as a pointer when you don’t know whether it is the preterite or the imperfect that you have to use in a certain situation, but be careful because the -ing forms are much more popular and have a variety of meanings:
What is the verb ser or estar examples?
SER: is used to express essential qualities or permanent characteristics of the subject. Example: Juan is tall. ESTAR: used to express transitory characteristics or states that depend on circumstances. Example: Juan is sleeping.
What is the verb to be?
Ser is the copulative verb par excellence and its function is to affirm from the subject what the attribute means: Luisa is tall; Su padre es médico; Soy de Madrid. For the differences between ser and estar when the attribute is an adjective expressing quality, → estar(se), 2.
What type of verb is será?
Será | Conjuga ser in Spanish. Future tense for the subject él/ella/usteddel verboser.
Verb ser or estar
dress (a black dress) the adjective is attributive, while in her dress was black the adjective is predicative (it appears in the predicate of the sentence, after a copulative verb). In English, many nouns are used attributively, modifying another noun, which they precede: age difference, kitchen unit. See Predicative.AugmentativeWord formed with a suffix indicating augmentation: grandote;
-er: cheap (cheap -a), cheaper (cheaper -a), clever (clever), cleverer (cleverer). Longer adjectives and adverbs form the comparative using more: interesting (interesting), more interesting (more interesting).See Superlative.Direct complementSee Direct objectSee Indirect objectSee Indirect objectSee Circumstantial complementCompletes the meaning of a verb, expressing a circumstance of the action: compré un libro
I bought a book yesterday.ConcordanceMorphological correspondence between an adjective and the noun it modifies, between the form of a verb and the subject of the sentence, etc.: the red pencil, the red pencils, the red pencils, the red pencils.
Forma correcta de ser
Otros verbosir – cantar – haber – estar – comer – hacer – tener – decir – amar – saltar – vivir – ver – estudiar – leer – hablar – poder – caminar – venir – escribir – jugar – dar – saber – querer – coger – dormir – andar – salir – correr – bailar – beber – amajadar – sollozar – desinflar –
cantar amar salir decir bailar ver correr venir saber dormir hacer ser saltar vivir andar estar estudiar comer leer querer hablar haber escrito dar jugar poder
Spanish verb ser and estar exercises
Didactic use of Luis Fonsi’s song No me doy por vencido to practice the present simple, narrate and describe situations and attitudes, both real and hypothetical, in the present time frame.
Didactic exploitation of the song Assumpta by Siniestro Total whose objectives are to practice the morphology of the imperfect past tense of indicative and to reflect on the combination of past tenses in the same text.
Activities based on the title song to approach functional exponents of the type le da miedo / fastidia / molesta…+ subjunctive; necesita una persona que… + subjunctive in the expression of feelings and moods.
Task addressing structures for the expression of hypotheses and the use of past tenses. From the work on the song mentioned above, all skills are worked on with emphasis on connoted values and colloquial vocabulary.
From the theme of environmental preservation, ironic language samples are presented to activate pragmatic knowledge and express attitudes and intellectual states: to persuade, to invite a group that includes the speaker to do something.