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Unit 1

Positive
Long
I am
You are
She is
He is
It is
We are
They are

Verb to be
Short
Im
Youre
Shes
Hes
Its
Were
Theyre

Date: _____________
Negative
Long
I am not
You are not
She is not
He is not
It is not
We are not
They are not

Question
Short
Im not
You arent
She isnt
He isnt
It isnt
We arent
They arent

Am I ?
Are you ?
Is she ?
Is he ?
Is it ?
Are we ?
Are they ?

Exercise 1
Complete the sentences using the correct forms of the verb to be (positive form).
1. I _________ a teacher.
11. They _________ my parents.
2. He _________ a policeman.
12. She _________ my Chinese teacher.
3. She _________ a doctor.
13. We _________ twins.
4. It _________ a cat.
14. He _________ Sallys father.
5. They _________ apples.
15. You _________ a student.
6. It _________ a dog.
16. They _________ my friends.
7. We _________ students.
17. It _________ a rabbit.
8. I _________ a boy.
18. We _________ happy.
9. She _________ my sister.
19. She _________ beautiful.
10. He _________ my friend.
20. I _________ your friends.

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Exercise 2
Fill in he, she, it, you, we, they as in the example.
1. Cat
it _
11. You and Peter
2. Mary
________
12. Cars
3. Tom
________
13. Bus
4. Books
________
14. My father
5. Dogs
________
15. Miss Lui
6. School
________
16. Uncle Tony
7. My friends
________
17. Their sister
8. Mr Lee
________
18. My brothers
9. Anna and May
________
19. Picture
10. My family
________
20. Milk

________
________
________
________
________
________
________
________
________
________

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Exercise 3
Complete the sentences using the correct forms of the verb to be.
1. I am not (-) a teacher.
11. They ___________ (+) my parents.
2. You _________ (+) Miss Luis student.
12. She ___________ (-) my P.E. teacher.
3. She __________ (+) a doctor.
13. We ___________ (-) twins.
4. They ___________ (-) my friends.
14. Sally and I ___________ (+) very happy..
5. Beijing _________ (+) a big city.
15. May ___________ (-) my cat.
6. I _________ (+) happy.
16. They ___________ (-) apples.
7. She _________ (-) beautiful.
17. Bobby ___________ (+) a dog.
8. John ____________ (-) a policeman.
18. Sam and Anna _________ (+) students.
9. Gary and Bob _________(-) my friends.
19. I ___________ (-) a boy.
10. She ___________ (-) Marys sister.
20. Peter ___________ (-)my friend.

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Exercise 4
Make questions for these answers.
1. __________________________________________________________________________?
No, I am not Chinese.
2. __________________________________________________________________________?
Yes, they are my friends.
3. __________________________________________________________________________?
No, we arent brother and sister.
4. __________________________________________________________________________?
Yes, she is Form 1 student.
5. __________________________________________________________________________?
No, they arent very happy.
6. __________________________________________________________________________?
No, you are not short.
7. __________________________________________________________________________?
Yes, he is very handsome.
8. __________________________________________________________________________?
Yes, she is very hard working.

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