Read these examples attentively

:
 

• I´m from Lisbon, Portugal.
• My birthday is on 1st July.
• They are my friends
 
 

VERB TO BE - PRESENT SIMPLE
AFFIRMATIVE

NEGATIVE

Full form

Short form

Full form

I am

I´m

You are

You´re

You are not

She is

She´s

She is not

He is

He´s

He is not

It is

It´s

We are

We´re

We are not

You are

You´re

You are not

They are

They´re

They are not

I am not

It is not

INTERROGATIVE
Short form

I´m not

Am I?

You aren´t

Are you?

She isn´t

Is she?

He isn´t

Is he?

It isn´t

Is it?

We aren´t

Are we?

You aren´t

Are you?

They aren´t

Are they?

 

 

SHORT ANSWERS

Are you Portuguese?

Is she/he/it fat?

Are we/you/they French?

Affirmative

Affirmative

Affirmative

Yes, I am

Yes, he/she/it is.

Yes, we/you/they are

Negative

Negative

Negative

No, I´m not

No, he/she/it isn´t

No, we/you/they/ aren´t.

A) Fill in the blanks with am, is or are.

• My name _____ Mary. I _____ a teacher.
• My parents _____ Susan and Bill.
• My sister _____ 14 years old.

B) Write full sentences. Use isn´t aren't, etc. Follow the
example:

• My brother _____ a student.

• Mark and John / French.
Mark and John aren´t French.

• Susan and Kevin _____ my best friends.

• Their house/ big.

• Daisy _____ my dog.

________________________________

• My uncle and I _____ teachers.

• My sister and I / same class.

• My hands _____ very cold.

________________________________

• The cat and the dog _____ cute.

• You / from Greece?
________________________________

C) Write questions with these words: Use am , is or are. Follow the example:

• Your mother/ a teacher? - Is your mother a teacher?
• You / from Portugal? ______________________________________
• The children/ at school? ____________________________________
• It / hot outside? __________________________________________
• Mary and I/ good students? ________________________________
• You / my best friend? _____________________________________

D) Write short answers:

• Are you a good student? Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.
• Are they married?

Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.

• Is Mark your brother?

Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.

• Is it hot today?

Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.

• Are you and me actors? Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.
• Are they your cousins?

Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.

• Are we in the same class? Yes, ______________./ No, ________________.