am/ is/ are

Unit 1. am/ is/ are

positive

I

am

(I `m)

he

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is

(he `s)

she

(she `s)

it

(it `s)

we

bracket to table

are

(we `re)

you

(you `re)

they

(they `re)

negative

I

am not

(I `m not)

he

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is not

(he `s not or he isn`t)

she

(she `s not or she isn`t)

it

(it `s not or it isn`t)

we

bracket to table

are not

(we `re not or we aren`t)

you

(you `re not or you aren`t)

they

(they `re not or they aren`t)


- Can you close the window, please? I` m cold.
- I` m 32 years old. My sister is 29.
- My brother is a policement. He` s very tall.
- John is afraid of dogs.
- It` s 10 o`clock. You` re late again.
- Ann and I are very good friends.
- My shoes are very dirty. I must clean them.
- I` m tired but I` m not hungry.
- Tom isn`t interested in politics.
- Jane isn`t at home at the moment. She` s at work.
- Those people aren`t English. They` re Australian.

That` s = that is There` s = there is Here` s = here is

- Thank you. That`s very kind of you.
- Look! There`s George.

am/ is/ are Questions

Unit 2. am/ is/ are (questions)

positive

I

am

(I `m)

he

bracket to table

is

(he `s)

she

(she `s)

it

(it `s)

we

bracket to table

are

(we `re)

you

(you `re)

they

(they `re)

question

Am

I

Is

reversed bracket to table

he

she

it

Are

reversed bracket to table

we

you

they


- Is your mother at home? No, she`s out.
- Is it cold in your room? Yes, a little.
- Those shoes are nice. Are they new?
- Are books expensive in your country?

- How old is Joe? He`s 24.
- What colour is your car? It`s blue.
- Where are you from? Canada.
- How much are these postcards? They`re 40 pence each.

what `s = what is who` s = who is how` s = how is where` s = where is

- What`s the time?
- Where`s Jill?
- Who`s that man?
- How`s your father?

short answer - positive

Yes,

I

am

reversed bracket to table

he

bracket to table

Yes,

she

is

it

reversed bracket to table

we

bracket to table

Yes,

you

are

they

short answer - negative

No,

I `m

not

reversed bracket to table

he `s

bracket to table

reversed bracket to table

he

bracket to table

No,

she `s

not

or

No,

she

isn`t

it `s

it

reversed bracket to table

we `re

bracket to table

reversed bracket to table

we

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No,

you `re

not

or

No,

you

aren`t

they `re

they


- Are you tired? Yes, I am.
- Are you hungry? No, I`m not but I`m thirsty.
- Is he English? Yes, he is.
- Is Ann at work today? No, she isn`t.
- Is this seat free? Yes, it is.
- Are these your shoes? Yes, they are.
- Am I late? No, you aren`t.