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Spanish Language Game: Ser - Present Tense

Quick Spanish Language Game: ser (to be) - present tense - "Sí, ella es alta!" (Yes, she is tall!)
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 "ser".
You'll practice the personal verb forms, then put together easy sentences with them.
The sentences illustrate 3 basic uses of the verb "ser" (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 "ser"

• yo soy - I am
• tú eres - you are (familiar)
• él, ella es - he, she is
• Usted es - you are (formal)
• nosotros/as somos - we are (m/f)
• vosotros/as sois - you are (m/f) [Spain]
• Ustedes son - you are (pl) [Latin America]
• ellos/as son - they are (m/f)

3 Basic Uses of "ser":

1. indicate origin, identity

• David es camarero. (David is a waiter.)
• ¿Vosotros sois de Madrid? (Are you from Madrid? [Spain])
• ¿Ustedes son de México? (Are you from Mexico? [Latin America])
• ¡Soy yo! (It's me!)

2. time, Dates, Mathematical equivalents, etc.

• Mañana es sábado. (Tomorrow is Saturday.)
• Son las diez en punto. (It's ten o'clock on the dot.)
• Cuatro y seis son diez. (Four and six are ten.)

3. indicate essential characteristics

• Eres alto. (You are tall.)
• Ella es joven. (She is young.)

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Posted 12:13PM on December 26 2021 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: Spanish