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ESL Material: The Verb "To Be" Exercise
be" and the main verb.
In order to form questions the verb "to be" before the subject.
Present Simple Tense with the Verb "to be" Chart |
  | Subject | Auxiliary Verb |   |   |
+ | I | am |   | tall. |
| We | are |   | from New York. |
| She | is |   | a nice girl. |
- | I | am | not | tall. |
| You | are | not | funny. |
| He| is | not | happy. |
? | Am | I |   | tall or short? |
| Are | you |   | tall? |
| Is | she |   | a good runner? |

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ESL Verb Worksheet

Instructions: Write the sentence with the correct form of the verb “To Be”Escribe la forma correcta del verbo ser o estar
Ex. Sebastian ____is_____ a soccer player.
Sebastian is a soccer player.

1. The girls _______are___ studyingEnglish.
2. We ____are_____ planning a trip to Portugal.

3. Stephanie ____is_____ my daughter.

4. My parrot ______is___ squawking and making noise.

5. I _______am__ reading the recipe book now.

6. Tom and Sebastian ___are______ good friends.

7. You ____are_____ taking your driver’s test tomorrow?

8. Luis Figo _______is___ admired in his home country of Portugal.

9. Raul andMorientes _____are_____ famous soccer players.

10. The hurricane ______is___ growing stronger each day.

11. The soccer team ___is_______ playing for the championship in Helsinki, Finland

12. Sonia ___is______ borrowing my car for the weekend trip in Newfoundland.

13. I ___am______ designing a building for the project in Edmonton.

14. The architect ___is______ designing a building for theproject in Mississippi.

15. You ___are________ designing a building for the project in Invercargill.

16. Granddad Ted _____is____ watching Plymouth Argyll play soccer.

17. Batistuta _____is____ recognized as a great soccer player from Argentina.

18. Rugby ______is___ a rough sport to play.

19. The tiger ____is_____ only found in Asia.

20. Stephanie and Sebastian _____are____working hard at school in Manitoba. |


Positive Sentences with The Verb "to Be" |
1. Mary's hair brown. | |
2. I   from England.    | |
3. We 15 years old. | |
4. She very tall. | |
5. The dog brown. | |
5. The tables  very old. | |
6. The children in school. | |
8. The dogs black.   | |
9. You  a very good teacher. | |
10. The computer new. | |
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
Negative Sentences With The Verb "to Be" |
1. The cat  black. | |
2. My hair long. | |
3. You  short. | |
4. My computer new. | |
5. I rich. | |
6. You a policeman. | |
7. We  from the U.S.A. | |
8. The phone  broken. | |
9. I a good student. | |
10. The food very good. | |
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question With the Verb "to Be" |
1.  youtall or short? | |
2.  the dog black? | |
3. I strong? | |
4.  the food good? | |
5.  the dog big or small? | |
6. the doctor in his office? | |
7.   the children in school? | |
8.   the water cold? | |
9.   it hot outside? | |
10. the  floor clean? | |
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  Present simple
* Used for routines and habits
* Examples:
  | | | |
I go to school everyday | || |
I live in New York. | | | |
Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius | | | |
I love to go to my English class. | | | |
This is a pen. | | | |
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What is the structure of the Present Simple Tense?
Cuál es la estructura de presente simple?
Subject Sujeto | + | Auxiliary Verb Verbo auxiliar | + | Main Verb Verbo principal | - |
- | do - does | Verb in the baseform (-s/-es | - |

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Grammar rules for the present simple tense:
Reglas gramaticales
In positive sentences the auxiliary verb is not used.
En oraciones positivas el auxilias do o does no se usa
In positive sentence the main verb changes form according to the subject.
In oraciones positivas el verbo principal cambia de acuerdo a la persona.
In negative statements the auxiliary...
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