Spanish: Verb 'To Be' Acronym

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
An understanding of the verb ‘to be’ in Spanish.
An overview of ‘ser’ and ‘estar’ in third person singular.
How to translate sentences that use the verb ‘to be’.
Felix CastrillonHost: Felix is a professional translator and interpreter with a PGCE in secondary education awarded by the University of Manchester. Felix has taught languages for over 20 years and Mathematics for the last 5. He started his career in his native country, Colombia.

Some verbs are essential for success in Spanish and 'to be' is one of them. In this class, students will explore the verb ‘to be’ and the two meanings it has in Spanish. Students will use the acronym DOCTOR PLACE to identify the differences and will translate different sentences into Spanish by using this useful tool. This class covers key skills in grammar which students will revisit time and time again throughout their Spanish studies, so they can continue building on the knowledge they have learnt in this lesson.

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students in Years 7-9 or S1-S3.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:
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