Present tense of the verb SER

The verb ser

There are two ways to say "to be" in Spanish. One is Ser. The other is Estar. Here are some links to learn more about Ser, and you can also explore the difference between Ser and Estar.

The verb SER means "to be". We use it to describe things and people, to tell time, to say where someone is from, etc. The conjugations are:

soy - eres - es - somos - son.

Use the resources and your textbook to learn more:

Realidades Textbook

Online activities from the Realidades textbook

Book 1 Chapter 3B p. 158

The verbs SER and HACER
Exprésate Textbook Resources

Online activities from the Exprésate textbook

Book 1 Chapter 1 p. 24

Book 2 Chapter 2 p. 54 (Review of Ser with adjectives of nationality)

Practice with the Present tense of the verb SER - Review with nationality

StudySpanish.com Online Grammar Practice

Grammar explanations with self-correcting exercises

Ser and Estar

Practice The Big Four

SER is one of The Big Four. Practice them on Quizlet.

Spanish Grammar Lessons

The verb Ser with worksheets for practice

Señor Jordan's Spanish Videos

Excellent grammar explanations with video

Ser and physical descriptions

Describing personality 1-2

Spanish Proficiency Exercises from the University of Texas at Austin

Video interviews, podcasts, and grammar explanations

Ser as a linking verb

Music videos to help you learn!

Ser - Senor Wooly