Adults|Grammar|Elementary|2. Present. To be. Negative

Present Tense. To be. Negatives & Questions

Elementary

Learn‌ how‌ you‌ can‌ ask‌ and‌ answer‌ simple‌ questions‌ with‌ «to‌ be»:‌ just‌ follow‌ a‌ certain‌ order

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Examples

— Hi! Are you Mia, our new manager? I am Emma.

— Nice to meet you, Emma! Is this my office?

— Yes, it is. This is your table and computer. But that shelf is not yours.

— OK. Are my colleagues here?

— Yes, they are. Let’s go and meet them.


Forms

Am I …?

+ Yes, you are.

No, you aren’t.

he …?

Is she …?

it …?

+ Yes, he/she/it is.

No, he/she/it isn’t.

you …?

Are we …?

they …?

+ Yes, we/they are.

No, we/they aren’t.


I am not He

She is not/ isn’t

It

You

We are not/aren’t

They


Usage

  • Jobs

Are you our new teacher? — Yes, I am.

  • Places

Are the folders on the table? — No, they are not.

  • Ages

Is your son 12? — No, he isn’t. He is 15. 

  • States

Are the PCs old? — No, they aren’t old. They are new.

  • Qualities

Am I right? — Yes, you are.


Common mistakes

You are from China?

The car not German.

✔️ Are you from China?

✔️ The car is not German.

Complete the sentences with the negative forms of to be in the present simple

Grammar


Choose the correct negative form of the verb to be

Complete the sentences with the negative forms of to be in the present simple


Choose the correct negative form of the verb to be

Complete the sentences with the negative form of the verb be in the present simple

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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 - Negative
  • Complete the sentences
  • Choose the correct option
  • Complete the sentences
  • Choose the correct option
  • 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