1. Глагол to be в Present Simple. Am / is /are exercises.

Упражнение 3. Fill in the gaps as in the example

Long Form

Short Form

Negative Form

Negative Short Form

1. We are students.

2. He is from Spain.

3. You are a singer.

4. It is a picture.

5. They are actors.

A We’re students.

A

A

A

A

B We are not students.

B

B

B

B

C We aren’t students.

C

C

C

C

Long Form

Short Form

Negative Form

Negative Short Form

1. We are students. We're students. We are not students. We aren't students.
2. He is from Spain. He's from Spain. He is not from Spain. He isn't from Spain.
3. You are a singer. You're a singer. You are not a singer. You aren't a singer.
4. It is a picture. It's a picture. It is not a picture. It isn't a picture.
5. They are actors. They're actors. They are not actors. They aren't actors.

Упражнение 2. Complete what Brenda says about herself on the picture. Choose am, is or are.

My name (1) Brenda Foster. I (2) on the left in the picture. I (3) ten years old and I (4) in the fifth form. My birthday (5) on the first of January. I (6) from Santa Monica, California, USA. I (7) American. My phone number (8) 235-456-789. I live at 16 Park Street. My post code (9) LA 30 SM. I’ve got a sister and a brother. Their names (10) Gina and Paul. Gina (11) 16 years old and Paul (12) only three. I’ve also got a dog. His name (13) Spot. He (14) on the right in the picture. My Mum (15) a doctor. She works at a hospital. My Dad (16) a driver. He works in Los Angeles. We (17) all friendly in our family.

My name (1) Brenda Foster. I (2) on the left in the picture. I (3) ten years old and I (4) in the fifth form. My birthday (5) on the first of January. I (6) from Santa Monica, California, USA. I (7) American. My phone number (8) 235-456-789. I live at 16 Park Street. My post code (9) LA 30 SM. I’ve got a sister and a brother. Their names (10) Gina and Paul. Gina 16 years old and Paul (12) only three. I’ve also got a dog. His name (13) Spot. He (14) on the right in the picture. My Mum (15) a doctor. She works at a hospital. My Dad (16) a driver. He works in Los Angeles. We (17) all friendly in our family.


Упражнение 3. The verb to be. Choose appropriate present forms.

A: Hi, Alex. How (1) you?
B: Hello David. I (2) fine and how (3) you doing?
A: I (4) doing fine.
B: How (5) your sister? Where she now?
A: She (7) in London. She (8) learning English there.
B: Really? That (9) wonderful! How about your parents?
A; They (10) fine too. They (11) in Cyprus now.
B: (12) you busy tonight?
A: Not really, why?
B: We (13) having a party. Would you like to come?
A: I’d love to.
B: Then come to our place at 7:00 p.m.
A: Hi, Alex. How (1) you?
B: Hello David. I (2) fine and how (3) you doing?
A: I (4) doing fine.
B: How (5) your sister? Where (6) she now?
A: She (7) in London. She (8) learning English there.
B: Really? That (9) wonderful! How about your parents?
A; They (10) fine too. They (11) in Cyprus now.
B: (12) you busy tonight?
A: Not really, why?
B: We (13) having a party. Would you like to come?
A: I’d love to.
B: Then come to our place at 7:00 p.m.

Упражнение 4. Choose is / isn’t, are / aren’t, am / ’m not.

  1. I lazy.
  2. My friend naughty.
  3. My granny kind.
  4. My granddad clever.
  5. My teachers funny.
  6. I a bad pupil.
  1. I lazy.
  2. My friend naughty.
  3. My granny kind.
  4. My granddad clever.
  5. My teachers funny.
  6. I a bad pupil.

Упражнение 5. Choose is, are, He’s, She’s, l’m, They’re.

  1. How your mum? — fine, thanks.
  2. How your parents? — OK.
  3. How you? — very well, thank you.
  4. How your uncle? — fine, thanks.
  5. How your children? They're OK.
  6. How Liz? — fine, thanks.
  7. How your cousin? — very well, thank you
  1. How your mum? — fine, thanks.
  2. How your parents? — OK.
  3. How you? — very well, thank you.
  4. How your uncle? — fine, thanks.
  5. How your children? OK.
  6. How Liz? — fine, thanks.
  7. How your cousin? — very well, thank you

Упражнение 6. Choose am, is or are.

  1. I a businessman.
  2. I a pupil.
  3. My friends teachers.
  4. My uncle a driver.
  5. My parents doctors.
  6. My cousins vets.
  7. My mum a shop-assistant.
  1. I a businessman.
  2. I a pupil.
  3. My friends teachers.
  4. My uncle a driver.
  5. My parents vets.
  6. My mum a shop-assistant.

Упражнение 7. Choose is / are.

  1. How much the trousers?
  2. How much these shorts?
  3. How much a pair of socks?
  4. How much this scarf?
  5. How much this dress?
  6. How much the jeans?
  1. How much the trousers?
  2. How much these shorts?
  3. How much a pair of socks?
  4. How much this scarf?
  5. How much this dress?
  6. How much the jeans?

Упражнение 8. Choose is or are.

  1. These trousers £30.
  2. This hat £5.
  3. The socks £3.
  4. How much the shoes?
  5. How much the jacket?
  1. These trousers £30.
  2. This hat £5.
  3. The socks £3.
  4. How much the shoes?
  5. How much the jacket?

2. Глагол to be в Past Simple: WAS / WERE exercises.

Упражнение 9. Choose Was / Were.

  1. Jenny at the party?
  2. Lumpy quiet yesterday?
  3. you in Kongo?
  4. your parents in the local gym yesterday?
  5. your friend at school yesterday?
  6. you happy yesterday?
  1. Jenny at the party?
  2. Lumpy quiet yesterday?
  3. you in Kongo?
  4. your parents in the local gym yesterday?
  5. your friend at school yesterday?
  6. you happy yesterday?

Упражнение 10. Choose Was / Were.

  1. you hungry yesterday evening?
  2. it cold yesterday?
  3. your teacher sad yesterday?
  4. your pet hungry yesterday?
  5. it hot at the seaside last sunner?
  1. you hungry yesterday evening?
  2. it cold yesterday?
  3. your teacher sad yesterday?
  4. your pet hungry yesterday?
  5. it hot at the seaside last sunner?

Упражнение 11. Choose was / were.

The third day Wednesday. The boys in the swimming-pool. Steve the fastest swimmer! On Thursday we at the circus! The bears funny! The fifth day Friday. In the morning we in the zoo.

The third day Wednesday. The boys in the swimming-pool. Steve the fastest swimmer! On Thursday we at the circus! The bears funny! The fifth day Friday. In the morning we in the zoo.


3. Комплексные упражнения на отработку to be.

Упражнение 12. Выберите глагол to be в нужном времени. (Present Simple / Past simple / Present Perfect / Future Simple)

Present Simple

  1. Fred thirteen now.
  2. « you English? «No, I .
  3. Her name Ann.
  4. « he French?» «Yes, he ».
  5. these men doctors?
  6. There a nice lake in the forest. Let’s go!
  7. There no more questions, there?
  8. «You from Belarus, you?» «Yes, that right».
  1. Fred thirteen now.
  2. « you English? «No, I .
  3. Her name Ann.
  4. «?» «Yes, he he French».
  5. these men doctors?
  6. There a nice lake in the forest. Let’s go!
  7. There no more questions, there?
  8. «You from Belarus, you?» «Yes, that right».

Past Simple

  1. «When you a small child, you happy?» «Yes, I . I very happy.»
  2. They (not) ready for the lesson last Tuesday.
  3. The days cold and wet last September.
  4. There 20 pupils in our class last year.
  1. «When you a small child, you happy?» «Yes, I . I very happy.»
  2. They (not) ready for the lesson last Tuesday.
  3. The days cold and wet last September.
  4. There 20 pupils in our class last year.

Present Perfect

  1. I ill for the last few weeks.
  2. Where John all day?
  3. They (not) to this part of the country.
  4. « she to America? » «No, she
  1. I ill for the last few weeks.
  2. Where John all day?
  3. They (not) to this part of the country.
  4. « she to America? » «No, she

Future Simple

  1. He 13 years old tomorrow.
  2. I back home at 6 o’clock.
  3. We at the library at that time.
  4. They here at 3 o’clock.
  5. They happy to see us.
  1. He 13 years old tomorrow.
  2. I back home at 6 o’clock.
  3. We at the library at that time.
  4. They here at 3 o’clock.
  5. They happy to see us.

Упражнение 13. Выберите глагол to be в нужном времени. (Present Simple / Past simple / Present Perfect / Future Simple).

A

Hello! Му name Alan. I thirteen. My friend’s name David. He thirteen, too. We from Belarus. Last summer we at the seaside. The weather sunny. There many people on the beach. We had a good time. I hope next summer it sunny and warm, too. There a lot of nice days. I have never been to other countries. Maybe some day in future I lucky to visit London and my holidays great.

Hello! Му name Alan. I thirteen. My friend’s name David. He thirteen, too. We from Belarus. Last summer we at the seaside. The weather sunny. There many people on the beach. We had a good time. I hope next summer it sunny and warm, too. There a lot of nice days. I have never been to other countries. Maybe some day in future I lucky to visit London and my holidays great.


B
  1. Some animals danger now.
  2. There only a few (всего несколько) mountain gorillas in that zoo then.
  3. It the thirty-first today.
  4. The wind strong yesterday.
  5. We at the end of Cliff Road when Alan fell down.
  6. What the weather like yesterday?
  7. I hope your leg better soon.
  8. you at home tomorrow?
  9. you ever to London?
  10. I ill for a week.
  1. Some animals danger now.
  2. There only a few (всего несколько) mountain gorillas in that zoo then.
  3. It the thirty-first today.
  4. The wind strong yesterday.
  5. We at the end of Cliff Road when Alan fell down.
  6. What the weather like yesterday?
  7. I hope your leg better soon.
  8. you at home tomorrow?
  9. you ever to London?
  10. I ill for a week.

 

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