Lesson 1: Be – Present Tense

Lesson 1: Be – Present Tense

 

Singular
Plural
I am
We are
You are
You are

He is

She is

It is

They are

Write in your notebook. Whenever you see a chart like this,

write it out in your notebook by hand

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Subjects: I, you, he, she, it, we, and they.

“You” is singular or plural.

After the subject, the verb “be” changes to am, is, or are.

I am a teacher
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You are a student.
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He is a man.
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She is a woman.
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It is an apple.
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We arepeople

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you

I + you = we

You arestudents.
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They areworkers.
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The verb “be” is the most important verb to learn in English. It’s also the most complicated. In the present tense it has three forms: am, is, are. In the past tense, it has two forms: was and were. The verb “be” is also used to make the passive voice.

Quiz

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.

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source: http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/

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