By B.A Roberto PesantesEnglish Language Consultant
We use «be» to describe something or someone. TIP: AM FOR I IS FOR HE, SHE, IT ARE FOR WE, YOU, THEY Example: He is tall. Mike is intelligent. Nancy and Sussan are pretty. The house is big.Subject + to be + complement (adjective)
We use «be» to say that someone orsomething is in a specific place. TIP: AM FOR I IS FOR HE, SHE, IT ARE FOR WE, YOU, THEY Example: He is in the house. Mike is at the airport. Nancy and Sussan are in the building. The house is in Lima.Subject + to be + complement (place)
We use «have» to express possession. TIP: HAVE FOR I, WE, YOU, THEY HAS FOR HE, SHE, IT Example: He has a new car. Mike has a pretty girlfriend. Nancy and Sussan have homework. The house has a big garden.Subject + have + complement (noun) hasSubject + have + complement (adjective + noun) has
More examples: is 1. Tom ______ a very good student. has 2. Sarah __________ an older brother. is 3. Steve __________ in 3rd grade. is 4. My family __________ big. have 5. I _______________ a big family. is 6. Melissa ____________ in Italy. is 7. The dog __________ small. is 8. My car ___________ new. are 9. Your friends ______________ in my house. are 10. The students ______________ in class.
More examples: is 1. The children _____________ in the garden. has 2. Sarah ___________ long hair. is 3. Steve __________ in the bedroom is 4. The electric razor __________ in the bathroom. have 5. I ______________ a red toothbrush. has 6. Melissa ____________ a new hair drier. is 7. The cat __________ in the street. is 8. The washcloth ___________ new. are 9. The cotton buds _____________ in the cabinet. is 10. My head ___________ very big.
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