Present tense verb be + and -Full form(+) Contraction(+) Full form(-) Contraction(-)I am I´m I am not I ´m notYou are You ´re You are not You aren´t FrenchHe/ She/It is He/She/It ´s He/She/ It is not He/She/It isn´t SpanishWe are We ´re We are not We aren´t AmericanYou are You ´re You are not You aren´tThey are They ´re They are not They aren´t• You can also contract are not and is not like this:You are not Italian ---> You ´re not ItalianShe is not Canadian ---> She ´s not Canadian
Present tense verb beAm I I am I ´m notAre you you are you aren ´tIs he/she/ it Peruvian? he/She/ it is. he/she/ it isn´tAre we Russian? Yes, we are No, we aren´tAre you Chinese? you are you aren´tAre they they are they aren´t? x? In questions, put be before you, he , etc.Are you Spanish? NOT You are Spanish?Where are you from? NOT Where you are from?Don ´t use contractions in short answersAre you Korean? Yes, I am . NOT Yes, I´m.
MORE EXAMPLES…Is she Chinese?No she isn ´t . She ´s from KoreaAre they German?No they aren ´t . They ´re EnglishIs he Mexican?Yes he is . He ´s from MexicoAre you Australian?No I am not . I ´m Canadian
YOU HAVE TWO POSIBLES ANSWERS:I am from MexicoSubject fromVerb be(am/is /are)countryI am MexicanSubjectVerb be(am/ is /are)Nationality
We are from The UsaWe are AmericanEXAMPLE:Where are you from?
EXAMPLES: Where is he from?He is from KoreaHe ´s Korean Where is she from?She is from CanadaShe ´s Canadian Where are they from?They are from EnglandThey ´re English
COUNTRIES AND NATIONALITIESCOUNTRIES NATIONALITIESPeru PeruvianArgentina ArgentinianBrazil BrazilianMexico MexicanSpain SpanishGermany GermanItaly ItalianFrance FrenchCanada CanadianThe United States( the USA) AmericanChina ChineseKorea KoreanThailand ThaiJapan Japanese
Don’t Forget!• Use CAPITAL letters for countries andnationalities.• EXAMPLE:CanadaCanadian