Monday, November 6th, 2011GRAMMAR: The verb ‘to be’
I. The conversation (2.1 P12).- Listen to the conversation.
- Read and answer the questions.1. Where is the meeting room? It’s in room 102. Where is Ms. Watson? She is over there3. Where are Mr and Mrs Smith from? They are from Canada
The verb ‘to be’: is, am, are‘s = is ‘m = am ‘re = are ‘m (am) here. I m not ’s (is) from Vietnam. HE/SHE/IT isn’t (is not) ’re (are)WE/YOU/THE in room 10. Y aren’t (are not)
The verb ‘to be’: is, am, arePositive S + am/ is/ are… . (+) ’m/ ’s/ ’re… .Negative S + am/ is/ are + not… . (-) ’m not/ isn’t/ aren’t… .Question S + Am/ Is/ Are + s…? (?)
II. Change these sentences into negative and question. 1. I’m from The USA.I’m not from The USA.Are you from The USA 2. The meeting is here.The meeting isn’t hereIs the meeting here? 3. They are in room 10.They aren’t in room 10Are they in room 10?
III. Answer these questions.Exercise 1. Complete the conversations with the correct form of “to be”a. Are you Ms Watson? – No, I’m …….. notb. Are Mr. and Mrs. Smith from America? - No, they ………… aren’tc. Is the meting here? - No, It ……….. Isn’td. Are you Ms Watson? – Yes, I …….. ame. Are Mr. and Mrs. Smith from America? - Yes, they ………… aref. Is the meting here? - Yes, It ……….. is
Exercise 2. Work with partner. Ask and answer about the people in your classA: Is ….. from Hai Phong ?B: Yes, he/she is. No, he/she isn’t. He/she’s from…..A: Are ….. from Ha Noi?B: Yes, they are. No, they aren’t. They’re from…..