Verbo Ser

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6.¿Cómo es el presidente de Estados Unidos? ____________________________________________________________________ 7.¿Cómo es su familia aquí en Costa Rica? _____________________________________________________________________

VOCABULARIO Grande (big) Clara(Light) Pequeña/o (small) Oscura/o (dark) mediana/o(medium) alta /o(tall) Bonita /o(pretty) baja/o(short) Fea/o(ugly) Delgado/a (slim) cómoda/o (comfortable) flaca(skinny) Incómodo/a (umconfortable) Gordo/a (fat) sencilla/o (simple) Guapa/o (handsome) moderna/o (modern) joven(young) Vieja/o (old) nueva/o(new) Antigua/o (old) Interesante (interesting)

b) Elija siete palabras de la lista anterior y forme oraciones.

1.__________________________________________________________________ 2.__________________________________________________________________ 3.___________________________________________________________________ 4___________________________________________________________________ 5.__________________________________________________________________ 6.___________________________________________________________________ 7.___________________________________________________________________

Otros usos de ser:

1.SER + adjetivo Para expresar las características de un sustantivo Ejemplo: El profesor es alto The professor is tall. 2.SER DE Para expresar: propiedad, origen y material. Ejemplo: Es el libro de Gloria. It’s Gloria’s book 3.Para expresar: nacionalidad, religión o afiliación política

Ejemplo:María Laura es italiana. Es católica y republicana. María Laura is Italian. She is catholic an republican. 4.Para expresar la fecha y la hora Ejemplo:¿Qué hora es? ¿Es tarde? What time is it? Is it late? Hoy es Martes dos de abril Today is Tuesday, April 2.


a) Complete las siguientes frases utilizando el verbo SER. Use la congujación correcta.

1.María Jorge_______________venezolanos. 2.¿Qué hora____________? __________las diez menos quince. 3.Rodrigo trabaja en el hospital. El_______________doctor. Esa película__________ideal para niños.

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There's no such thing as job security!

Written by Jer Strausser

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It's time to wake up! This IS reality people!

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