ELLLO Beginner English Lesson 2-01

Be - Present Tense

Watch these videos to learn how to use 'be' verbs.

Grammar Point

First Person / Singular
  1. I am a teacher.
  2. I am not a student.
  3. I'm 47.
  4. I'm not young.
Second Person / Singular
  1. You are a student.
  2. You are not a teacher.
  3. You're early.
  4. You're not late.
Third Person / Singular - Female
  1. She is a doctor.
  2. She is not a nurse.
  3. She's tall.
  4. She's not short. / She isn't short.
Third Person / Singular - Male
  1. He is married.
  2. She is not single.
  3. He's smart.
  4. He's not stupid. / He isn't stupid
Third Person / Singular - Thing / Object
  1. It is hot.
  2. It is not cold.
  3. It's difficult.
  4. It's not easy. / It isn't easy.
Third Person / Plural
  1. They are friends.
  2. They are not family.
  3. They're happy.
  4. They're not upset. / They aren't upset.
First Person / Plural
  1. We are from England.
  2. We are not American.
  3. We're here!
  4. We're not ready. / We aren't ready.

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