Adults|Grammar|Elementary|1. Present Tense. To be. Positive

Present Tense. To be. Positive

Elementary

«To be» is a useful word.

It has different meanings and can help you to make simple sentences

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Examples

Full forms Short forms
I am a manager.

You are so kind!

He is a good guy.

She is fine.

It is OK.

We are the champions!

They are at work.

I’m a manager.

You’re so kind!

He’s a good guy.

She’s fine.

It’s OK.

We’re the champions!

They’re at work.


Forms‌

To BE in positives (+)

I am… He

She is…

It

You

We are…

They


Remember

  • You = for one person and many people
  • It = for one thing, NOT people (a city = it, a tomato = it)
  • They = for people and things (cities = they, children = they)

Usage‌

  • Jobs

She is an IT specialist.

  • Places

The kids are at school.

  • Ages

James is 36 years old.

  • States

My phone is new.

  • Qualities

I am not lazy.


Common mistakes

Your job are interesting.

Your sister here.

They from Italy.

✔️ Your job is interesting.

✔️ Your sister is here.

✔️ They are from Italy.


Present Tense. ‘To be’

Choose the correct form of the verb to be

Complete the sentences with the correct full forms of TO BE in the Present Simple (am, is, are)

Complete the sentences with the correct full forms of TO BE in the Present Simple (am, is, are)


Choose the correct form of the verb to be

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Complete the sentences with the correct full forms of TO BE in the Present Simple (am, is, are)

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Choose the correct form of the verb to be

Put the words in the correct order to make sentences

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Put the verb to be in a short form

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb be. Use contractions (‘m, ‘s, ‘re) if possible

Complete the sentences with a subject pronoun (I, They, etc.) and a short form of be

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If you open the lesson plan you will be able to assign separate pages as homework or all the homework pages at once.

Урок Homework Курс
  • Theory. To be - Positive
  • Choose the correct option
  • Complete the sentences
  • Complete the sentences
  • Choose the correct option
  • Complete the sentences
  • Choose the correct option
  • Put the words in the correct order
  • Verb 'to be'
  • Complete the conversations
  • Complete the sentences
  • Homework
  1. 1. Introductory lessons|Welcome! Your Personal Track
  2. 2. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|1. Present Tense. To be. Positive
  3. 3. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|2. Present. To be. Negative
  4. 4. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|3. Present Tense. To be. Questions
  5. 5. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|4. Possessive Determiners
  6. 6. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|5. Articles
  7. 7. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|6. Present Simple. All Verbs. Positive
  8. 8. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|7. Present Simple. All Verbs. Negative
  9. 9. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|8. Present Simple. Questions
  10. 10. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|9. Possessive's
  11. 11. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|10. Telling the time
  12. 12. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|11. Adverbs of frequency
  13. 13. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|12. Can/can't
  14. 14. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|13. Like doing
  15. 15. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|14. Object pronouns
  16. 16. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|15. Possessive pronouns
  17. 17. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|16. Past Simple (To be)
  18. 18. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|17. Past Simple: regular verbs
  19. 19. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|18. Past Simple: irregular verbs
  20. 20. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|19. There is/There are
  21. 21. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|20. There was/There were
  22. 22. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|21. Present Continuous
  23. 23. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|22. Present Simple, Present Continuous
  24. 24. Adults|Grammar|Elementary| 23. Countable / uncountable nouns
  25. 25. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|24. Quantifiers
  26. 26. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|25. Be going to (plans)
  27. 27. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|26. Be going to (predictions)
  28. 28. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|27. Comparative Adjectives
  29. 29. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|28. Superlative Adjectives
  30. 30. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|29. Adverbs
  31. 31. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|30. Present Perfect
  32. 32. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|31. Irregular Verbs
  33. 33. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|32. Prepositions
  34. 34. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|33. Am/is/are — questions
  35. 35. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|34. I am doing
  36. 36. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|35. Are you doing?
  37. 37. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|36. I do/work/like etc.
  38. 38. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|37. I don't...
  39. 39. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|38. Do you...
  40. 40. Adults|Grammar|Elementary|39. Am/is/are
  41. 41. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|1. First Conditional
  42. 42. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|2. Second Conditional
  43. 43. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|3. First & Second Conditional
  44. 44. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|7. Pr Perfect vs Past Simple
  45. 45. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|8. Used to or Didn't use to
  46. 46. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|9. To be + Past participle
  47. 47. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|10. Defining Relative Clauses
  48. 48. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|11. Past Simple
  49. 49. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|12. Past Continuous
  50. 50. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|13. Questions and Auxiliaries
  51. 51. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|14. Conjunctions
  52. 52. Adults|Grammar|Pre-Intermediate|15. Going to