Ser and Estar + A Mountain Rescue

Ser vs Estar Mountain Rescue Story

Free Spanish Verb Practice: Video clip + Gap Fill Exercise and downloadable worksheet. Contrasting examples of SER and ESTAR in the Present Tense:

SER      (Soy, eres, es, somos, sois, son)
ESTAR (Estoy, estás, está, estamos, estáis, están)

Free Downloadable Gap Fill Worksheet:

Ser and Estar Story Worksheet – Mountain Rescue

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Present Continuous form of the following verbs
Translate the verbs in brackets into Spanish + find a place for the following:
Trasladar   –   trasladando
Limpiar       –   limpiando
Nevar          –   nevando
Volar           –   volando
Poner         –   poniendo
Llover        –   lloviendo

Use SER to tell the time, say who/what you are, character/characteristics, Nationality + where you are from, Profession + Religious faith:
Time:
Es la una        – It is 1 o’clock
Son las diez  – It is 10 o’clock

Who you are:
Soy Pedro  – I am Peter

What you are:
Soy un hombre  – I am a man

Character/Characteristics:
Soy alto  – I am tall
Soy amable – I am friendly

Where you are from:
Soy de España  – I am from Spain
Somos de Valencia  – We are from Valencia

Nationality:
Soy español – I am Spanish
Somos Colombianos – We are Colombian

Profession:
Soy médico  – I am a doctor

Faith:
Soy + choice of religion
Soy religioso – I am religious

Use ESTAR for temporary things: Feelings, where you are, what you are doing/what is happening:
Temporary Feelings:
Estoy enojado     – I am angry

Where – Location:
Estoy en España  – I am in Spain
Madrid está en España – Madrid is in Spain
Estoy en casa  – I am at home

What you are doing/What is happening:
Estoy cantando  – I am singing

More Ser v Estar:  Spanish Verb Practice




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