Sunday, March 24, 2013

LESSON 30 SABER Y CONOCER

Do you know what the verbs saber and conocer means? well both means to know but we use them in a different way, we use the verb conocer when you know a person or a place  and the verb saber when you know information or you know how to do something.

PRESENT

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Yo...................................sé................conozco
Tú....................................sabes..........conoces
El.....................................sabe...........conoce
nosotros/as.......................sabemos.....conocemos
Vosotros/as......................sabéis.........conocéis
Ellos/as............................saben...........conocen

Let's go to see some examples

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yo la lección...........I know the lesson (Information so we use the verbo saber)
el sabe mi nombre......he knows my name (Information so we use the verbo saber)
Conozco a tu amigo...I know your friend (to know a person so we use the verbo conocer)
ella sabe conducir muy bien.....she.knows how to drive very well (how to do something so verbo saber)
ellos conocen la lección pero no la saben......they know the lesson but they do not know it...(here they know the lesson which they should memorize but they do not memorizet yet)


Sabes qué hora es?......do you know what time is it?
Ha sido un placer conocerte.....Has been a pleasure to meet you
conozco algún detalle pero no los en profundidad.....I know some detail but do not know in depth
no sabe cómo lo hago.....he/she does not know how I do it
saben cocinar muy bien...They know how to cook very well

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