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REFLEXIVE VERBS VERBOS REFLEXIVOS. Review: Reflexive Verbs: Review: Reflexive Verbs: Reflexive Verbs are used to talk about a person doing something that

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Review: Reflexive Verbs:Review: Reflexive Verbs:

Reflexive Verbs are used to talk about a person doing something that involves himself or herself.

I bathe (myself).

I shave (myself).

Reflexive PronounsReflexive Pronouns Reflexive verbs use reflexive pronouns

that refer to the person doing the action.

Me Nos

Te Os

Se Se

Reflexive Pronouns• Me = myself

• Te = yourself

• Se = him/herself

• Nos = ourselves

• Se = yourselves/themselves


Reflexive verb infinitives end in “se”

Levantarse = to get oneself up, to get

out of bed

Levantar = to raise up, pick up


*Levanto el libro.

*Me levanto de la cama a las siete.

How to use:How to use: 1)Take the “se” off the end of the

infinitive verb

2) Decide what pronoun to use:me, te, se, nos, os, se

3) Conjugate the verb like normal, and put the pronoun before the verb:

I get up. = Me levanto.

I got up. = Me levanté.


1) I wash my face. (lavarse)

Me lavo la cara.

2) I woke up at eight. (despertarse)

Me desperté a las ocho.

3) Julia got married. (casarse)

Julia se casó.

Infinitives:If there is an INFINITIVE in the sentence, you can put the pronoun on the end of the infinitive:

Voy a levantarme.


Me voy a levantar.

•No me gusta levantarme temprano.

•A mi abuela no le gusta bañarse.


We are going to get up early. (levantarse)

1) Vamos a levantarnos temprano.

2) Nos vamos a levantar temprano.

Are you going to get up early? 1) ¿Vas a levantarte temprano?

2) ¿Te vas a levantar temprano?

Vocabulario:• Write an original sentence using the word

you are given.

• You will then write your word on the board, and read your sentence to the class.

• As each student presents, you should add each word to your notes.

1.Aburrirse = to get bored

2.Cansarse = to get tired3. Cepillarse (los dientes) = to brush (your teeth)

4. Peinarse = to comb one’s hair5. Pintarse las uñas = to paint one’s nails

6. Ponerse = to put (something) on

7. Vestirse (ei)= to get dressed

8. Preocuparse de = to worry about9. Lavarse las manos = to wash your hands10. Lavarse = to wash11. Arreglarse = to get ready12. Maquillarse = to put on makeup

13. Secarse = to dry off

14. Acostarse(oue) = to go to bed, lay down

15. Casarse con = to get married to

16. Bañarse = to bathe

17. Ducharse = to shower

18. Afeitarse = to shave

19. Levantarse = to get up20. Despertarse (eie)= to wake up

21. Irse = to leave22. Divertirse (eie, ei)= to have fun, enjoy yourself

23. Lastimarse = to hurt (oneself)

24. Sentirse (eie, ei) = to feel25. Dormirse (oue, ou) = to fall asleep

26. Quemarse = to burn yourself

27. Enfermarse = to get sick

28. Quitarse = to take off, get rid of

29. Sentarse (eie) = to sit down

30. Caerse = to fall

Práctica1.I woke up at seven.

2.I put makeup on.

3.Did you shower?

4.I am going to shower.

5.I leave the house at 7:00.

6.I worry about my classes.

7.I fell asleep last night at 10:00.

Reflexive vs. Non-Reflexive

Me lavo la cara.


Lavo la cara de mi hermanito.

Me pongo una chaqueta.


Pongo la chaqueta en mi armario.

Divertirse = to have fun

Divertir = to entertain (others)

Dormirse = to fall asleep

Dormir = to sleep

Irse = to leave, to flee

Ir = to go

Vestirse = to dress yourself

Vestir = to dress other people

Levantarse = to get yourself up

Levantar = to raise up, lift up

Llamar = to call

Llamarse = to be called, call yourself

Many reflexive verbs can be used as a reflexive or non-reflexive:

• Quemar(se)

• Lavar(se)

• Maquillar(se)

• Duchar(se)

• Etc.

TAREA• 10 original sentences using reflexive verbs.

• Use different subjects (me, you, him/her…)

• In each sentence tell what the person does and where they do it.

Example: Me ducho en el baño.