Describir una Persona – Verbo Ser (to be)

We usually use the verb ‘ser’ (to be) to describe people’s appearance and character.  This verb is a ‘key verb’ which means that it is very important and you need to learn it off by heart.  Always learn verbs in the order shown below (I, you, he/she/you polite, we, you pl., they/they/you polite pl.)

Learn the verb ‘ser’ and then translate the sentences below into Spanish:



1.      I am tall

2.      She is short

3.      We are young

4.      He is good-looking

5.      They are boring

6.      I am stupid

7.      You are funny (sing. friendly)

8.      You are funny (pl. friendly)

9.      We are intelligent

10.  I am thin


Click on the link to check the answers   verb-ser-tanslation-answers


February 25, 2009. Tags: , , , , . descriptions, verbs. Leave a comment.

Homework: Describir una Persona – Adjetivos (Test Monday 2nd March)


February 25, 2009. Tags: , , , , . adjectives, descriptions, family, homework, vocabulary. Leave a comment.

Describir una Persona (7y1 – homework – due 23 Feb 09)

You are going to prepare some short presentations describing Comberton Spanish teachers to send to our partner school in Figueres.  Look at the pictures of the three teachers.  Your homework is in 2 parts:

Part 1 – write a short description of each teacher (in Spanish).

Part 2 – write a minimum of 4 questions to ask each teacher to find out more about them (in Spanish).

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February 11, 2009. Tags: , , . descriptions, homework, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.