The difference between the verbs ser and estar is one of the biggest problems for foreign Spanish students.
Normally it is explained as follows; The verb "Ser" is used to describe permanent characteristics that define a person or thing. "Estar" is used to indicate transitory states.
Based on this rule (with some exceptions) we will show you a few tricks in this video, to help you on this matter. Remember to take the ser vs. estar FREE QUIZ from below, to check what you have already learned.
We use "estar" to talk about temporary states. This includes physical and mental conditions, emotions, actions, positions and the outcome of a process.
"Estar" is used to indicate a location or permanence in a certain place.
It is time to reinforce the concepts learned.
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Ser vs. Estar
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