Spanish Grammar: The Verb [SER] with Personal Descriptions

Spanish Grammar: The Verb SER and Personal Descriptions

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Spanish Grammar: The Verb [SER] with Personal Descriptions
la gramática española: el verbo [ser] con las descripciones personales

  • The verb ser means to be, it is an irregular verb.
  • May be used to identify characteristics.


60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson


The Verb SER : TO BE
(Present Indicative Tense)
yo SOY I am
ERES you are
él / ella / usted ES he / she is – you are
nosotros SOMOS we are
vosotros SOIS y’all are 
ellos / ellas / ustedes SON  they / you all are

The verb SER means to BE(I am, you are, he/she is … )

The verb SER is used to describe physical descriptions and personality traits.

Mi amiga ES alta y inteligente.
My friend (fem.) is tall and intelligent.

Mis hermanos SON muy gordos.
My brothers are very fat.

Nosotros SOMOS muy bajos.
We are very short.

ERES muy alto para tu familia.
You (familiar) are very tall for your family.

Yo SOY alto y atlético.
I am tall and athletic.

Vosotros SOIS muy trabajadores y atentos.
Y’all are very hard-working and attentive



Quizlet Activity – The Verb [SER] – Personal Descriptions – Examples

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