SIMPLE PRESENT (TO BE)

THE USE OF SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

  TO BE
   am   is     are
                                                          I      he    we
                                                                she  you
                                                                 it     they 

The verb to be and its conjugation


THE VERB TO BE 

FORM:

Affirmative sentence:             V + C   
                            
Negative sentence:                   V + NOT + C 
                             
Yes/ no Question:                     V +  C?      
                        
Information Question:          WH-WORD + V +  C?   






 

Conjugation of to be
I
am
You, we, you, they
are
He, she, it
Is
Example: Describe the picture only using the verb to be. Say as many sentences as it is posible.

 They are friends. or They are good friends.
                                                        Adj.     N.                                                                               
They are from Manchester. They are on vacation now.   




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More practice:

Examples of yes/no questions

Are the children in the park now ?

         Short answer:   Yes,  they are/ No, they aren’t.

Is Your sister at home?

Short answer:   Yes,  she is / No, she isn’t.

Are you a student?

Short answer:   Yes,  ______ / No, _________.

Other possibilities can be:    WelI, I (really) don’t know.
                                                      I think so / I don’t think.
                                                      I’m not sure.
MAKE UP QUESTIONS.


1. _________________________?         2. _______________________?
He is in Europe now.                                  Yes, I am a doctor.                                                  

3. _________________________?          4. _______________________?  
They are engineers.                                    No, she isn’t at the restaurant. She is in the park.   
  
Look at the picture and answer the questions. Use short answer
  1. Is the horse hungry?                          yes, it is.
  2. Is the horse thirsty                            ___________
  3. Are the girls studious?                    ___________
  4. Is the man hot?                                ___________
  5. Are you cold today?                        ___________ 
Look at the pictures and write affirmative and negative sentences using the verb to be.


1.Tom is not hungry. He is thirsty because he is exhausted. He is very busy working.

2.  …………………………………………………………………………………………

3.  …………………………………………………………………………………………

4.  …………………………………………………………………………………………

5.  …………………………………………………………………………………………

6.  …………………………………………………………………………………………





Now you!!!Write down sentences and questions on a notebook. For this kind of practice, handwriting is much better.



COMPLETE THIS INFORMATION ABOUT ME

My name ______    Isabel and my last name _____ López. I’____   your English teacher. This semester.  You _____  my students and I’____ really happy to be with you.  

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