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02 Ser vs Estar – Test 1

Hola. In this video, we’ll be practicing the verbs ser (to be) and estar (to be) in the present tense a little more. In this video you’ll be taking a test over using both.

To download the test before watching the video, click here.

Leave any questions or comments below! 🙂

Verb charts:

01 present tense - ser
01 present tense - estar

General rules:

Ser vs Estar (both)

Vocabulario:

verbos (verbs):

  • beber – to drink
  • dormir – to sleep
  • haber – to be
    • hay – there is/are
  • hacer – to do
  • estudiar – to study
  • estudiando – studying
  • jugar – to play
    • jugando – playing
  • llover – to rain
    • lloviendo – raining
  • poder – to be able
    • puedo – I can
  • querer – to want
    • quiere – s/he wants
  • saber – to know
    • sabe – s/he knows

sustantivos (nouns):

  • dónde – where
  • el café – the coffee
  • el campo – the field, the countryside
  • el examen – the test
  • el fútbol – soccer
  • (el) jueves – Thursday
  • ellos – they; them
  • el papá – the dad, father
  • hoy – today
  • la mañana – the morning
  • la nieve – the snow
  • la noche – the night
  • las cuatro – 4:00
  • lo – it (direct object)
  • los amigos – the friends
  • los guantes – the gloves
  • los hermanos – the brothers; the siblings
  • los juguetes – the toys
  • una chica – a girl
  • un mecánico – a mechanic
  • un policía – a policeman

otro (other):

  • aburrido/aburrida – boring; bored
  • alto – tall
  • bien – well, fine
  • cada – each, every
  • contento(s) – happy
  • de – of
  • en – in, at
  • flaco – skinny
  • frío – cold
  • gracias – thanks
  • importante – important
  • nada – nothing
  • nervioso – nervous
  • nunca – never
  • mi(s) – my
  • muy – very
  • para – for
  • pobre – poor
  • ¿qué? – what?
  • rico – rich
  • simpático(s) – nice, kind
  • su(s) – his, her, their, your (formal), your (plural)
  • suficiente – enough
  • y – and
  • ya no – no longer, not anymore

Related videos:

  1. Ser vs. estar – Using estar
  2. Ser vs. estar – Estar practice
  3. Ser vs. estar – More estar practice
  4. Ser vs. estar – Using ser
  5. Ser vs. estar – Ser practice
  6. Ser vs. estar – More ser practice
  7. Ser vs estar – Test #2
  8. Ser vs Estar – Using Both with a change in meaning

5 Responses

  1. Muchísimas gracias por sus videos. Son un excelente recurso didáctico. Además de que no necesito hablar mucho en clase, saludos, gsr

  2. Jeremy,

    The link to the worksheet with this video takes you to the worksheet of the previous video; they are the same. I doubt you meant to do this.

    Love your work! Wish you were my instructor.

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