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  • 1. Unit 1 Grammar Verb to Be
  • 2. Present form of verb to be
    • I am a student
    • He is a student
    • She is a student
    • It is a student
    • They are students
    • We are students
    • You are a students/ students
  • 3. Past form of verb to be
    • I was 13 last year
    • He was 13 last year
    • She was 13 last year
    • It was 13 last year
    • They were 13 last year
    • We were 13 last year
    • You were 13 last year
  • 4. Examples
    • I am 13 this year. I was 12 last year.
    • I was in first year prep last year but I am in the second year now.
    • My brother was in prep school last year but he is in secondary school this year.
    • My friends were only boys in primary school but they are boys and girls in prep school.
  • 5. The negative form of verb to Be
    • am not
    • is not (is n’t)
    • are not (are n’t)
    • Was not (wasn’t)
    • Were not ( weren’t)
  • 6. Examples
    • I am not a doctor. I am a teacher.
    • She isn’t a nurse. She is a secretary.
    • They aren’t actors. They are players.
    • Last year my sister wasn’t at prep school. She was at primary school.
    • My two older brothers weren’t in Kuwait but they are in Egypt now.
  • 7. Yes/ No questions
    • Are you Ahmed? Yes, I am Ahmed. No, I am not Ahmed. I am Ali
    • Is your father a teacher? Yes, He is No, he is not
    • Are Mona and Heba at 2 nd year prep? Yes, they are No, they aren’t
  • 8. Yes/ no questions
    • Were you born in Cairo? Yes, I was no, I was not
    • Was Salma happy with her meal? Yes, she was No, she was n’t
  • 9. Wh questions?
    • What is your name?
    • Where were you born?
    • How old are you?
    • How old were you when you started your school?