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Vocabulary Lists Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners

Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners

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Spanish: 10 patrones de enunciados para principiantes
English: Top 10 Sentence Patterns for Beginners
In this lesson, you will learn the Top 10 Spanish Sentence Patterns for Beginners. Even though you may already know some Spanish vocabulary, perhaps you’re finding it difficult to string together coherent sentences. This lesson will break down the key components of 10 basic Spanish sentence patterns, while also giving you an example of each one. Take your Spanish to the next level by formulating clear, well-organized Spanish sentences!

P.S. Be sure to click on the links below to take relevant lessons to learn even more about each sentence pattern!
¿Dónde está [A(noun: singular)]?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: ¿Dónde está [A(noun: singular)]?
- English: Where is [A(noun)]?

■ Example

- Entry: ¿Dónde está el baño?
- English: Where is the the bathroom?
¿Dónde están [A(noun: plural)]?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: ¿Dónde están [A(noun: plural)]?
- English: Where are [A(noun: plural)]?

■ Example

- Entry: ¿Dónde están los chocolates?
- English: Where are the chocolates?
Me llamo [A].
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Me llamo [A].
- English: My name is [A].

■ Example

- Entry: Me llamo Luis.
- English: My name is Luis.
¿Puedes [A(verb)]
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: ¿Puedes [A(verb)]
- English: Can you [A(verb)]

■ Example

- Entry: ¿Puedes cocinar?
- English: Can you cook?
Soy [A (noun or adjective)]
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Soy [A (noun or adjective)]
- English: I am [A (noun or adjective)]

■ Example

- Entry: Soy guapo.
- English: I am handsome.
¿De dónde [A (verb)] [B (noun/pronoun)]?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: ¿De dónde [A (verb)] [B (noun/pronoun)]?
- English: Where [A (verb)] [B (noun/pronoun)] from?

■ Example

- Entry: ¿De dónde son ellos?
- English: Where are they from?
Yo vivo en [A(noun)], en [B(noun)].
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Yo vivo en [A(noun)], en [B(noun)].
- English: I live in [A(noun), in [B(noun)].

■ Example

- Entry: Yo vivo en Chihuahua, en México.
- English: I live in Chihuahua, in Mexico.
Yo [A(verb) en [B (noun:place)].
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Yo [A(verb) en [B (noun:place)].
- English: I [A(verb)] in [B(noun:place)]

■ Example

- Entry: Yo enseño en la universidad.
- English: I teach in the university.
¿Tú [A(verb)] [B(noun)]?
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: ¿Tú [A(verb)] [B(noun)]?
- English: Do you [A(verb)] [B(noun)]?

■ Example

- Entry: ¿Tú cantas ópera?
- English: Do you sing opera?
Me gusta [A(verb)] [B(noun)].
■ Target Pattern

- Entry: Me gusta [A(verb)] [B(noun)].
- English: I like to [A(verb)] [B(noun)].

■ Example

- Entry: Me gusta cocinar comida mexicana.
- English: I like to cook Mexican food.
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SpanishPod101.com
Tuesday at 10:25 am
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Can you make sample sentences using these patterns?

SpanishPod101.com
Thursday at 7:51 pm
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Hola Alan Ian,


It's nice to meet you! I hope to see you often at SpanishPod101.com!👍


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Cristiane

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Alan Ian
Saturday at 5:23 pm
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Hola!

me nombre es Alan Ian

Yo tengo Kerugoya ,en Kenya

gracias

SpanishPod101.com
Sunday at 5:16 am
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Hola Abuelo Pepe,


Gracias por participar

Muy bien!

Solo una corrección con la palabra "salsa", esta no utiliza "z".

Sigamos practicando!


Saludos,

Carla

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Abuelo Pépe
Monday at 3:56 pm
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¿Dónde está la puerta?

¿Dónde están mis maletas?

Me llamo Abuelo Pépe.

¿Puedes ayudarme?

Soy ciego.

¿De dónde es usted?

Yo vivo en Phoenix en el estado de Arizona en los estados unidos.

Yo tengo sesenta y siete años.

¿Tú bailas salza?

Me gusta aprender español.


SpanishPod101.com
Monday at 1:45 pm
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Hola Champ,


Gracias por tu comentario.

Espero los pongas en practica.

Sigamos estudiando.


Saludos,

Carla

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Champ
Sunday at 3:52 pm
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Están muy útiles 👩‍🌾

SpanishPod101.com
Tuesday at 1:44 pm
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Hola Alisdair,


Thank you for your feedback.

We will fix it ASAP.

Please let us know if you have more questions.


Saludos,

Carla

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Alisdair Steer
Thursday at 12:37 pm
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Eeek. Also the link for Soy is missing...

Alisdair Steer
Thursday at 12:35 pm
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The link for Puedes is incorrect... Thanks for getting it changed....

SpanishPod101.com
Sunday at 11:17 am
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Hola sayvar44,


Thank you for your comment.

Yes, every country has their own accent and the easiest to understand are Mexican and Peruvian.

Hope you're enjoying the lessons, please let me know is you have any question.

Good luck with your Colombian friend.


Saludos,

Carla

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