In Spanish, distinction between ser and estar is critical. Both verbs translate as “to be” in English; however, their uses are very different, which can make learning and mastering the topic a challenge for students. Make learning fun these verbs fun with Storyboard That!
Spanish Ser vs Estar | Estar vs Ser | Conjugate Ser & Estar
Above is a scene in the library of a school with various characters and activities taking place. Use the images to describe the location, physical attributes, and identities of objects and people. Also include sentences describing personality, emotion, nationality, profession, material of an object, possession, time of day, and the date. Throughout your description, whether written or spoken, you must use complete sentences. It may be easier if you start by naming the characters. Remember: “For how you feel and where you are, always use the verb ESTAR!” Be creative and have fun!