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ESOL 2

The verb "to be"

The verb "to be"

 Verb   

The verb "be" (sometimes we say "to be") 

Of all English verbs, "be" has the most forms:
am, are, is, was, were, be, being, been.

Singular (one person)   
I am . . .
You are . . .
He, she, it is . . .

Plural (two or more people)   
We are . . .
You are . . .
They are . . .

Please watch and listen to this video -https://shawenglish.com/subjective-pronoun-be/    

This video will explain how to use pronouns and ‘be’ verbs together.  The teacher will also teach contractions.
Pronouns: I, You, He, She, It, We, They
‘Be’ verbs: am / are / is
Contractions: I’m / You’re / He’s / She’s / It’s / We’re / You’re / They’re

END OF FIRST LESSON


           

SECOND LESSON

 

The verb "be" (sometimes we say "to be") 

Of all English verbs, "be" has the most forms:
am, are, is, was, were, be, being, been.

 

            I am (or I'm)

            I am happy to meet you.   

            You are (or you're)

            You are a nice person.   

            He is (or he's)

            He is a teacher.   

            She is (or she's)

            She is a good friend.   

            It is (or it's)

            It is a nice day today.   

            We are (or we're)

            We are learning English.   

            You are (more the one person, “you people”, “you guys”) (or you're)

            You guys are good people.   

            They are (or they're)

            They are eating dinner.   

Please watch and listen to this video - https://www.engvid.com/basic-english-grammar-to-be/     

END OF SECOND LESSON