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THE VERB "TO BE"

 

  1. The verb "to be"
  2. Forms of "to be"
  3. Positive / negative
  4. Question

 

 

I am = I'm
we are = we're
you are = you're
you are = you're
he is = he's
they are = they're
she is = she's
it is = it's

 

 

FORMS OF TO BE:

 

1. POSITIVE
I am a taxi driver.
subject + verb
2. NEGATIVE
You are not happy.
subject + verb + not
3. QUESTION
Is he at home?
verb + subject

 

 

POSITIVE

 

I am Eva
I'm Eva
You are so smart
You're so smart
He is busy
He's busy
She is nice
She's nice
It is small
It's small
We are at home
We're at home
You are welcome
You're welcome
They are boys
They're boys

 

 

NEGATIVE

 

I am not alone
I'm not alone
You are not old
You aren't old
He is not ready
He isn't ready
She is not tall
She isn't tall
It is not cheap
It isn't cheap
We are not French
We aren't French
You are not friends
You aren't friedns
They are not rich
They aren't rich

 

 

QUIESTIONS

 

Am I right?
Am I not right?
Are you late?
Aren't you late?
Is he your friend?
Isn't he your friend?
Is she married?
Isn't she married?
Is it ok?
Isn't it ok?
Are we all here?
Aren't we all here?
Are you at work?
Aren't you at work?
Are they coming?
Aren't they coming?

 

 

REMEMBER

 

"I" is always a capital letter!