To be funtions


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una forma eficas de entender el verbo to be en una sola lession sin tener que ver 100 lesiones del verbo to be. puede funcionar como resumen del verbo to be.

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To be funtions

  1. 1. FUNCTIONS OF THE VERB TO BE Juan Fernando blandon [email_address]
  2. 2. “ La forma mas eficas de comprender el verbo to be de una vez y para siempre es conocer sus funciones. Verb To Be (presente) am, is, are
  3. 3. REMEMBER: Conjugation. I He She It Mary John we You They Mary, John and Eddi. am... is... are...
  4. 4. Function One.  Descriptions Con el verbo to be podemos describir. Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + (description) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + (adjective) Examples: She is beautiful, sexy and athletic. She's Hot and intelligent. Adjectives:
  5. 5. Function Two.  Occupations Podemos nombrar ocupaciones o profesiones de alguien Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + (occupation) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + (adjective) Examples: She is  a model. He's  a singer and actor. Occupations and Professions doctor, nurse, mechanic, teacher, student, barber, engineer, dentist, priest, director, nun, waiter, waitress, baker, butcher, seller, receptionist, manager, boss, employee, tutor, learner, boxer, footballer, basketball player, cheerleader, assistant, leader, guide, actor, actress, singer, dancer, driver, cook, chef, maid, aid...
  6. 6. Function Three.  Locations Tambien decir la hubicación de algo o alguien Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + (preposition) (place) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + (preposition) (place) Examples: The lap top is on the desk . The briefcase is under the desk . The trash can is beside the desk
  7. 7. Function Four.  Procedences O de donde viene Examples: Where are you from? He's  from medellin. I come from av. Colombia. Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + from +(occupation) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + from + (adjective) Tambien puedo expresar nacionalidad o gentilicios con el verbo To be. (person) + (to be) + (nacionality) Example: I’m colombian, I’m paisa.
  8. 8. Function Five.  names or mentions Podemos nombrar o mencionar algo . Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + (name) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + (mention) Examples: Hi, we are dave and christal . We are friends, we are the kesler siblings.
  9. 9. Function Six.  time, day, hour, month, year... Decir la hora, los dias, el tiempo, el mes el año , etc Formation: (it, time expression) + (to be) + (complement) Examples: Today is Friday. Next week is the exam It’s four oh four
  10. 10. Function Seven.  states or sensations O decir como nos sentimos Formation: (Person) + (tobe) + (feeling) (Pronoun) + (tobe) + (feeling)
  11. 11. This is an apple Function Eight.  Demonstratives Enseñar, mostrar o indicar cosas. Formation: (demonstrative) + (tobe) + (a/an/the/nada) + (object) Example: That is an apple These are apples Those are apples Usamos this y that para singulares this para indicar cuando algo esta cerca o that cuando esta lejos y these si es cerca y those si es lejos para plurales. Singular This… is Cerca Singular That… is Cerca Plural These… are Lejos Plural Those… are Lejos
  12. 12. Function Nine. Express quantities Expresar cantidades We are seventeen students They are two teachers These are two strawberries. Those are many different fruits. Es importante conocer que es contable y que no, y como usar cada uno. Esto lo haremos en una nueva lección.
  13. 13. Function Ten.  Existences There is /there are Tambien podemos expresar lo que hay y lo que no hay en algun lugar. There are 3 bedrooms in this house. Are there three cats in this picture? No, there aren’t , there are four cars in this picture. There is Singular o cosas incontables There are Plural
  14. 14. REMEMBER: to be negative Para negar cualquiera de las funciones anteriores solo tienes que agregar “not” al verbo to be. Ya sea extentida o contraidamente. Asi: I… Am Not = I am not He… She… It … George … Lisa… Is Not = He is not…/ he isn’t / he’s not = She is not…/she isn’t /she’s not = It isn’t / it’s not = george isn’t We… They… You… Mark and lisa… The car and the house… Are Not = we aren’t / we’re not = they’re not / they aren’t Cualquier forma expresa lo mismo todo depende de donde quieras hacer énfasis.
  15. 15. REMEMBER: to be Question Para preguntar en cualquiera de las funciones anteriores solo tienes que invertir la position del verbo to be con respecto al sujeto. Asi: Am I… = am I… crazy? Is He… She… It … George … Lisa… = is He… sick? = is She… at the hospital? = is it… a robot? = is george a doctor? Are We… They… You… Mark and lisa… The car and the house… = Are we… friends? = are they… 30 students? El verbo To Be a diferencia de los otros verbos no necesita del uso de un auxiliar para negar o preguntar en presente ni pasado.
  16. 16. hope you liked it. Thank you!!! Juan Fernando Blandon Guerra [email_address] 04/28/2010