You are on page 1of 2

VERBS Teacher: Lisieux Beviláqua


THE VERB “TO BE” AND CONTRACTIONS The verb “to be” express existence, action, or occurrence. C !"u#a$i ! % “$ &e” C !$rac$i ! % “$ &e” I a) I’m You are You’re He/ She/ It is He’s / She’s/ It’s We are We’re They are They’re Ne#a$ive % r) % “$ &e” I a) ! $ You are ! $ He/ She/ It is ! $ We are not They are ! $ Ne#a$ive C !$rac$i ! “$ &e” I,) ! $ - u,re ! $ or you’re are!,$ He,s . She,s. I$,s ! $ or Is!,$ We’re not or We aren’t The/,re ! $ or They are!,$

'se ( exa)*les I a) a teacher You are a student He is a student We are students They are students +ues$i ! A) I a teacher AreYou a Student Is He a student !re We students Are They students

0RESENT SI10LE OR SI10LE 0RESENT We use the present simp"e #or$ thin%s that are true in %enera"& thin%s that happen sometimes or a"" the time& to describe re%u"ar actions, events or habits. 0rese!$ si)*le a%%ir)a$ive 0rese!$ si)*le !e#a$ive 0rese!$ si)*le ques$i !s I 2 r3 I 4 !,$ 2 r3 D ' I ' Wor( ... You 2 r3 You 4 !,$ 2 r3 D ' You ' Wor( ... He/ She/ It 2 r3s He/She/It 4 es!,$ 2 r3 D es ' He/She/It ' Wor(... We 2 r3 We 4 !,$ 2 r3 D ' We ' Wor( ... They 2 r3 They 4 !,$ 2 r3 D ' They ' Wor( ... Ex: I )or( everyday. I don’t )or( everyday. *o I )or( everyday

+, -erb endin% in - a#ter a consonant, chan%e Y #or IES$ .x$ ST/*Y, 01Y, 2!33Y. Studies, 0"ies, 2arries6 8, -erb endin% in - a#ter vo)e" 5ust add S. .x$ SAY, .9:OY, ;'Y. Says, .n5oys, ;uys6 4, -erb endin% in O, )e 5ust add ES. .x& *6, 76. *oes, 7oes <, -erb endin% in CH/SH/S/7/8 )e add ES6 .x$W!TCH, W!SH, =!SS, ;/77, 0I86 Watches, )ashes, passes, bu>>es, #ixes.

0rese!$ c !$i!u us
We use the present continuous tense )hen somethin% is happenin% no)/ at the moment o# spea(. A%%ir)a$ive Ne#a$ive I You a) are is 2 r3i!# 2 r3i!# 2 r3i!# I a) ! $ 2 r3i!# You are ! $ 2 r3i!# He/She/It is ! $ 2 r3i!#


x$ .She.or 2 9i$h v 9el s u!4 "us$ a44 IN:6 .n5oyi!# / !nno/ B !nnoyi!# Sno9 D Sno)i!# .x$ Hel* B He"pi!#/ Wor3 B Wor(i!# C. "us$ a44 IN:. "us$ a44 IN:. Writi!#. 2ome.x$ 9ee4 B 9eedi!#/ Wai$ B Waiti!# E. -erbs that end in E.x$ Happen B HA0Dpen B Happeni!# -isit B VISDit B -isiti!# 3emember B reD1E1Dber B 3ememberi!# .n5o/ B . .She. .She. -erbs that end in IE B 2han%e IE to -IN: *ie and 1ieG *ie B *yin% / 1ie D 1yin% 1ieG H the verbs GAdeitar e mentir tem a mesma #orma I97. "us$ a44 IN:. *anci!# 8. I% $he las$ *ar$ is ! $ s$resse4. I am not? Is He. 2omi!#. 4. 4 u&le4 $he las$ le$$er.I$ # i!# to )or( Are $he/ ru!!i!# What are 9e 9ai$i!# #or Are 9e 9ai$i!# #or 1isa IN: Rules +. The "etters are not doub"ed i# the )ord ends in t)o 2onsonant AC ( C. I# the )ord end in .We They are are 2 r3i!# 2 r3i!# We are ! $ 2 r3i!# They are ! $ 2 r3i!# +ues$i !s A) I 9 r3i!# today Are / u # i!# no) Yes. Write. *ance6 @a(i!#.” and add IN:. drop the “. B =re#errin% . I am? / Are / u %eeli!# o( 9o.I$ 9 r3i!# What are / u 4 i!# / What is He.e%in B beD:IN Astress at the end.x$ @a(e. . B . -erbs that end in a vo)e" ' a consonant AV ( C. I# the )ord ends in t)o vo)e" "etters ' a 2onsonant "etter AV ( V ( C. In "on%er )ords A$9 s/lla&les r ) re.I$ 4 i!# / Is He.e%i!!in% F.x$ St * B Sto**in% / 3un B 3u!!in%/ 7e$ B 7e$$in% / S)im B S)i))in% <. . ./T$ =re#er B preD<ER Astress at the end.