Saying where you are from in Spanish
To say where you are from in Spanish, you use (Yo) soy de + [city/country/region]. Read and listen to these examples:
Yo soy de Barcelona.I am from Barcelona.
Soy de Argentina.I am from Argentina.
To ask where are you from? you can use either the informal tú form (eres), or the formal usted form (es).
¿De dónde eres?Where are you from? [informal]
¿De dónde es usted?Where are you from? [formal]
In Spanish, you can omit the pronoun yo (I) and use the verb on its own, e.g. Soy de Madrid.
GRAMMAR: Yo soy
is the first person singular of the verb ser
in El Presente
= I am
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