Present Simple To Be

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Present Simple To Be

  1. 1. PRESENT SIMPLE Verb To BE Copyright © 23/9/2009   Brigita B.-Vnek Adapted by Neus Puig
  2. 2. Affirmative <ul><li>LONG FORM SHORT FORM </li></ul><ul><li>Singular I am I ’m </li></ul><ul><li>you are you ’re </li></ul><ul><ul><li>he/she/it is he ’s/ she ’s/ it ’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plural we are we ’re </li></ul><ul><ul><li>you are you ’re </li></ul></ul><ul><li>they are they ’re </li></ul>
  3. 3. Negative <ul><li>LONG FORM SHORT FORM </li></ul><ul><li>Singular I am not I ’m not </li></ul><ul><li>you are not you aren’t </li></ul><ul><li>he/she/it is not he/she/it isn’t </li></ul><ul><li>Plural we are not we aren’t </li></ul><ul><li>you are not you aren’t </li></ul><ul><li>they are not they aren’t </li></ul>
  4. 4. Questions and short answers <ul><li>Am I…? Yes, I am. / No, I am not. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you…? Yes, you are. / No, you are not. </li></ul><ul><li>Is he…? Yes, he is. / No, he is not. </li></ul><ul><li>Is she…? Yes, she is. / No, she is not. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it…? Yes, it is. / No, it is not. </li></ul><ul><li>Are we…? Yes, we are. / No, we are not. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you…? Yes, you are. / No, you are not. </li></ul><ul><li>Are they…? Yes, they are. / No, they are not. </li></ul>
  5. 5. REMEMBER!!! <ul><li>We don’t say ‘I amn’t’ </li></ul><ul><li>We don’t use short forms in positive short answers. (NOT: Are they here? Yes, they’re .) </li></ul><ul><li>In speech, we usually use the short forms: </li></ul><ul><li>She’s my sister. He’s my brother. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m from Italy. They’re German. </li></ul>
  6. 6. We use the verb to be: <ul><li>1. To say who we are: </li></ul><ul><li>- I’m Steve and this is my friend Bill. We’re from Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>- I’m Janet and these are my sisters. This is Sandra and this is Patricia. Sandra and Patricia are doctors. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>2. To talk about the weather: </li></ul><ul><li>It’s cold today. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a beautiful day. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s usually hot here </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t very warm today. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>3. To talk about the time: </li></ul><ul><li>It’s ten o’clock. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s half past four. </li></ul><ul><li>You’re late! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>4. To talk about places: </li></ul><ul><li>Milan is in the north of Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>John and Mary are in Yorkshire. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>5. To talk about people’s ages: </li></ul><ul><li>My sister is six years old. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Escola Alfred Mata </li></ul>

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