Ser and Estar Hedgehog Story
This short story illustrates the difference between SER and ESTAR.
It includes a video, worksheets + an Online Quiz:
SER – soy, eres, es, somos, sois, son
ESTAR – estoy, estàs, està, estamos, estàis, estàn
SER – for what something is, stating facts and more permanent ‘things’
ESTAR – for WHERE, temporary feelings and situations.
Es un erizo
It is a hedgehog
Está en el jardín
It is in the garden
Es un problema
It is a problem
El perro está preocupado
The dog is worried
Ser v Estar Gap Fill Worksheet
Ser v Estar English to Spanish Translation Worksheet
This quiz is also available on its own separate page here:
#1. They are my dogs
#2. They are in the garden.
#3. This is a hedgehog
#4. Where is it?
#5. It is in the garden
#6. Billy is worried
#7. The dogs are very worried
#8. It is a very pretty hedgehog
#9. The hedgehog is very interesting
#10. Hedgehogs are not for dogs
Use the verb SER for more permanent things, and the verb ESTAR for more temporary things.
Here is some useful practice:
SER and ESTAR Story Practice
Have another go!
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