2 Present tense verb BE (+) Full formI am your teacher.You are in room 13.He is James.She is Marta.It is a school.We are students.You are in Class two.They are teachers/tables.ContractionI’m your teacher.You’re in room 13.He’s James.She’s Marta.It’s a school.We’re students.You’re in Class two.They’re teachers/tables.
3 Present tense verb BE Use capital I. I’m your teacher. NOT i’m. You = singular and plural.Use he for a man, she for a woman and it for a thing.Use they for people and things. (plural)Use contractions in conversation.
4 Present tense verb BE (-) Full formContractionItalian.Spanish.teachers.I am notYou are notHe/She/It is notWe are notThey are notI’m notYou aren’tHe/She/It isn’tWe aren’tThey aren’t
5 Present tense verb BE (-) Put not after the verb to make negatives.You can also contract are not and is not like this:You are not Italian. You’re not Italian.She is not Polish. She’s not Polish.
6 Present tense verb BE (?) Am IAre youIs he / she / itAre weAre theyGerman?Russian?Polish?Yes,I am.you are.he/she/it is.we arethey are.No,I’m not.you aren’t.he/she/it isn’t.we aren’t.they aren’t.
7 Present tense verb BE (?) In questions, put be before you, he, etc.Are you Spanish? NOT You are Spanish?Where are you from? NOT Where you are from?Don’t use contractions in short answers.Are you Scottish? Yes, I am. NOT Yes, I’m.