THE VERB TO BE

AFFIRMATIVE

NEGATIVE

a girl.

I

You are
We are
They are

a teacher
students.
boys.

You are NOT
a teacher
We are NOT students.
They are NOT boys.

He
She
It

a boy.
a girl.
a flower

He
She
It

I

am

is
is
is

EXERCISE

am NOT

is NOT
is NOT
is NOT

a girl.

a boy.
a girl.
a flower

Yes /NO QUESTIONS
Am I a girl ?
- Yes, I am / - No, I am not
Are you a teacher?
- Yes I am. / - No, I am not.
Are we
students ?
- Yes, we are / - No, we are not.
Are they boys?
Yes, they are. / No, they are not.
Is
he
a boy ?
- Yes, he is. / - No, he is not.
Is
she
a girl ?
- Yes, she is. / -No, she is not.
Is
it
a flower ?
- Yes, it is. / No, it isn´t.

A:

Complete with the correct form of verb TO BE: ( am/ is /are)
1.- She _____________ a secretary.

6.- The teacher ____________ happy?

2.- We _____________ tired.

7.- My chickens ____________ yellow.

3.- The boys ________________ sick.

8.- The table ____________ beautiful.

4.- I _____________ at the school.

9.- You and I _____________playing.

5.- They ______________ important.

10.- Maria ___________ my friend.

EXERCISE B:
Arrange the words to form correct sentences.
Model : at school - the - is – teacher. ___The teacher is at school

.

1.- in – the - class- students – are. ___________________________________________________________
2.- boys – happy – the – are.

___________________________________________________________

3.- girls – the – are – library – in – the. ________________________________________________________
4.- Peter – absent – not – is.

__________________________________________________________

5.- principal –not – the – is – tired. ___________________________________________________________

________It _______________? 4. I _______ ________ _________ EXERCISE D: TO BE + NOUN Example: She is a nurse A student a police officer 1. ___________________________________ ________________ 4. We __________ ___________. Example: He is angry cold rich strong beautiful tired happy 1. _____you _____ _________? 6. He ____________ _______ ________ 5. ___________________________________ ________________ . 1.. He ___________ ____________ 6. ___________________________________ ________________ 2. They _______ ________ ________ 3. We _________ _____________ 5. It _____ ______ _________ a champion footballers 2. (-) You / a saleman. She ________ _____________ 2. (-) You and Christine / tall. EXERCISE E: CONSTRUCT AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS Model : (+) math / difficult. _ Is math difficult? Yes. _________ he__________ ____________ singers a painter 3. it is. They _________ ____________ 4. ___________________________________ ________________ 3. (-) Ann and I / friends. (+) Yenny / happy.EXERCISE C: To be + Adjective.