Ser vs estar

When to use ser vs estar

Level AchievementScore Lesson Feedback  
B1 : Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser de (not estar) to indicate ownership
B1 : Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (not ser) + de for a temporary job
B1 : Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (not ser) + preposition a with fluctuating quantities and prices
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar in Spanish (not ser) when talking about locations
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to express an essential or permanent characteristic
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to say when / where something takes place
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (not ser) when talking about feelings and emotions
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to talk about time, days, dates and seasons
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (not ser) when talking about physical condition of something, someone or a place
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to introduce people
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (and not ser) to express relationship statuses
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to say what you do for a living
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Using es bueno/malo or está bien/mal in Spanish
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to describe relationships
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Using ser de un/una [noun]
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to express origin or nationality
B1 : Intermediate   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Use estar (not ser) to talk about dates, days of the week and seasons (colloquial)
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Some adjectives change meaning in Spanish when used with ser or estar
A1 : Beginner   Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using ser in Spanish (not estar) to identify things
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Using ser (not estar) with the preposition para, to indicate a purpose
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