Present simple - exercise 1
Verb to be - positive, negative and question forms.
A: Are you hungry? Have something to eat.
B: Yes, I ___ a little bit hungry.
A: Is your sister at school? I must talk to her.
B: No, she ___ at school.
Present simple exercises for beginners and elementary learners.
Present simple - verb to be
Positive, negative and question forms of to be.
- Positive statements: I am, you are, he - she - it is, we are, they are
Short forms: I'm, you're, he's, she's, it's, we're, they're
I am very happy. He is over there. They are crazy.
- Negative statements: I am not, you are not, he - she - it is not, we are not, they are not
Short forms: I'm not, you aren't (you're not), he - she - it isn't (he's not, she's not, it's not), we aren't (we're not), they aren't (they're not)
I am not from India. He is not in the office. They are not our neighbours.
- Questions: Am I? Are you? Is he - she - it? Are we? Are they?
Negative questions: Am I not? Are you not? Is he - she - it not? Are we not? Are they not?
Short forms: Aren't you? Isn't he - she - it? Aren't we? Aren't they?
Why am I so angry? Is he your husband? Are they OK?
Am I not your best friend? Is he not ill? Are they not classmates? (Isn't he ill? Aren't they classmates?)