To Be - Present Tense• The verb “ to be" is the most important verb to learn in English. Its also the most complicated one.• In the present tense it has three forms: am, is, are. The verb “To be" changes with the subject to am, is, or areFormation: Subject pronouns + form of the verb• Subjects pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, we, and they.• "You" is singular or plural.
Verb to be ( am / is / are ) - the Present Simple Tense Singular Plural I am We are You are You are He is She is They are It is
Exercise Match the imagine with the appropriate sentence of the form of the verb to be. I am a teacher You are a student. 2He is a man. 1 3 She is a woman. 4 It is an 4 apple. I YouWe are I + you = wepeople You are 5 students. They are 6 workers. 7
Chose the correct form of the verb to be.1. She ________ a student.2. We _________students.3. I _______ a worker.4. John and Mary _______ at home.5. You _________ a teacher. (singular)6. You _______ in the classroom. (plural)7. He _______ a good worker.8. My family ____ in Mexico. (family=singular)9. It ________ cold outside.10. They ________ in the car.
Exercises The verb to be - exerciseChose the correct form of the verb to be - am/is/are.• It __________cold today.• I __________at home now.• They _________Korean.• There_________ a pen on the desk.• My name __________ Nikita.• We __________from Ukraine.• That ________right.• I ________OK, thanks.• Clara and Steve __________ married.• She ________an English teacher.
Arrange the words in the correct order to make positivesentences with the verb to be. 1 . twenty-five old. am years I __________________________________________________ 2 . We from Venezuela. are _____________________________________________________ 3. name and a Im is Anton My student. ___________________________________________ 4. book. is This my ____________________________________________________________ 5. day a Its today. nice _________________________________________________________ 6. name Paul. brothers is Her ___________________________________________________ 7. is engineer. John an _________________________________________________________ 8. name My is Johansson. husbands ______________________________________________ 9. are class. in students my There twelve__________________________________________ 10. at of the is My top new letter. address the ______________________________________