How to say I in Spanish = Yo [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say I in Spanish.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say I in Spanish
  • how I in Spanish is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to say I in Spanish
  • how to practice with flashcards on how to say I in Spanish

Please refer to the Spanish A1 Page to get a better overview of Spanish grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of Spanish A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say I in Spanish!

Table of Contents

Table of Spanish Subject Pronouns

yoI
you [singular and informal]
élhe
ellashe
ustedyou [singular and formal]
nosotros/nosotraswe
vosotros/vosotrasyou [plural and informal]
ellosthey [masculine or mixed]
ellasthey [feminine]
ustedesyou [plural and formal]

I in Spanish = Yo

In order to say “I” in Spanish you will say:

  • I = Yo

Now it may seem pretty simple, but there’s one thing that you should be aware of.

In Spanish you can omit the subject pronouns and use the verb on its own.

Take a look at the following examples:

Yo soy rubio.

I am blond.

Soy calvo.

I am bald.

Yo soy alto.

I am tall.

Soy bajo.

I am short.

Yo tengo dos perros.

I have two dogs.

Tengo un coche.

I have a car.

All sentences are correct.

However there is a key difference between some sentences.

In some sentences, the subject pronoun yo (I) is missing.

Because the verb is already conjugated in the I form, people know that you are talking about yourself.

In Spanish, the subject pronouns tend to be omitted.

Example Sentences on How to say I in Spanish

This section of the lesson on the how to say I in Spanish is about seeing the subject pronoun in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of how to say I in Spanish through examples.

Yo soy rubio.

I am blond.

Soy calvo.

I am bald.

Yo soy alto.

I am tall.

Soy bajo.

I am short.

Yo tengo dos perros.

I have two dogs.

Tengo un coche.

I have a car.

Quiz Yourself on How to say I in Spanish

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

How to say I soy rubio.

I am blond.
 
How to say I tengo dos perros.

I have two dogs.
 

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