Ser vs Estar, what’s the deal with these Spanish verbs that create so much stress for new learners of the language?
Here at the Homeschool Spanish Academy blog, we have discussed the ser vs estar situation in a series of posts. One of them even focuses on All the ways to say “I am” in Spanish, which details the peculiarities of these two verbs.
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I’m sure you’re having tons of fun learning Spanish…. but conjugating verbs might make you want to rip your hair out! Most notable for beginners is the fact that two verbs exist in Spanish to express what one verb (“to be”) does in English: ser and estar. How do you know which one to use? Arguably, irregular verbs are one of the most difficult aspects of learning Spanish, but the good news...Read More
In English, whenever you are happy, at home, or cold, you use the verb to be (am, are, is) to refer to all three things. However, in Spanish, we say estoy feliz (or in some cases soy feliz), estoy en la casa, and tengo frío! Three different verbs are equivalent to the English verb “to be.” Today, we will discuss when it is most appropriate to use each verb! If you’d like to learn more about...Read More