Spanish Language Game: Estar - Present Tense

Quick Spanish Language Game
: estar (to be) - present tense
Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time:
4 minutes

Play this fun interactive Spanish language game online, to learn and practice the present tense of the Spanish verb "estar".
You'll practice the personal verb forms, then put together easy sentences with them.
The sentences illustrate 3 basic uses of the verb "estar" (see below).
Note that personal pronouns (yo, tú, él, etc.) are often dropped in Spanish, except when they are needed for clarity or emphasis.
In this game, we first include the pronouns, then drop them in some of the sentences.

Present Tense of the Verb "estar"

• yo estoy - I am
• tú estás - you are (familiar)
• él, ella está - he, she is
• Usted está - you are (formal)
• nosotros/as estamos - we are (m/f)
• vosotros/as estáis - you are (m/f) [Spain]
• Ustedes están - you are (pl) [Latin America]
• ellos/as están - they are (m/f)

3 Basic Uses of "estar":

1. to express a condition or state
¿Estás cansado? (Are you tired? [familiar])
• ¿Está seguro? (Are you sure? [formal))

2. to indicate a location
• No está aquí. (He isn't here.)
• ¿Dónde estáis? (Where are you-all? [Spain])
• ¿Ustedes están en casa? (Are you-all at home? [Latin America])
• Estamos en España. (We're in Spain.)

3. to form the progressive tense
• Estoy buscando ... (I'm looking for ...)
• Ellos están caminando. (They're walking.)

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Posted 16:54PM on October 18 2021 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: Spanish | Tags: Estar, Spanish game, Spanish language game