Simple Present of "To Be"


Look at the pictures. What can you say? 

Grammar Chart:The verb “to be”
I
am
a student.  
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1.      Mary ________ a nice girls.
2.      My sisters _______ in Argentina right now.
3.      The book _______ is red.
4.      Tom, my brother _____ my best friend.
5.      I _______ a doctor.
6.      We _______ in Mexico now.
7.      Sara and Tom ________ good friends.
8.      My eraser and my pen ________ in my bagpack.
9.      You ______ my best friend.
10.      It ______ an animal.    

He
is
a teacher.
She
is
a journalist.
It
is
a book.
We
are
mechanics.
You
are
pilots.
They
are
policeofficers.
“TO BE”

It is very easy!

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Describe the picture only using the verb to be. Say as many sentences as it is possible.  


Examples:

1. They are friends. or They are good friends.
                                                          Adj.     N.                                                                             
2. They are from Manchester. They are on vacation now.   


Examples of yes/no questions

Are the children in the park now ?        Short answer:   Yes,  they are/ No, they aren’t.

Is Your sister at home?                         Short answer:   Yes,  she is / No, she isn’t.

Are you a student?                                Short answer:   Yes,  ______ / No, _________.

Look at the picture and answer the questions. Use short answer
  1. Is the horse hungry?                          yes, it is.
  2. Is the horse thirsty                            ___________
  3. Are the girls studious?                    ___________
  4. Is the man hot?                                ___________
  5. Are you cold today?                        ___________ 

Use:
  • am with the personal pronoun I
  • is with the personal pronouns he, she or it (or with the singular form of nouns)
  • are with the personal pronouns we, you or they (or with the plural form of nouns)
example: I am hungry.
affirmativenegativequestion
II am.I am not.Am I?
he/she/itHe is.He is not.Is he?
you/we/theyYou are.You are not.Are you?

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