Глагол to be в настоящем времени.

Ex. 1. Complete what Brenda says about herself on the picture. Use 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.

Ex. 2. Choose the correct forms of the verb “to be”.

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.

Ex. 3. Choose from 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.

Ex. 4. Fill in 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? — _____ OK.
  6. How _____ Liz? — _____ fine, thanks.
  7. How _____ your cousin? — _____ very well, thank you

Ex. 5. Write in am /’m not, is / isn’t or are / aren’t.

  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.

Ex. 6. Choose between am/is/are.

1. What … your name?— My name … Ann.

2. What … your address? — My address … 175 Central Way.

3. What… your phone number? — My phone number … 718-19-30.

4. Where … you from? — I … from London.

5. What … you? — I … a student.

6. Who ….your parents? — My parents … Steve and Nancy.

7. What … they? — They … teachers.

8. What … your uncle? — My uncle … a doctor.

9. … your aunt a doctor? — No, she… not. She … a housewife.

10. … they at home? — No, they … not at home, they … at work.

11. My brother … a driver. He … at work too.

12. … your family big? — Yes, it ….

13. . …. your sister tall? — No, she … not. She  … a little girl. She … five years old.

14. How old … your brother? — Yes, he … ten.

15. … your brother at school?— No, he … not at school.

16. My brother … on holiday now.

17. … you a happy family? — Yes, we…

Ex. 7. Fill in the gaps with am/is/are.

1. Where … you? — I… in the kitchen.

2. Where … Fred? — He … in the garage.

3. Where … Lisa and John? — They .. in the living-room.

4. Where… Mike? — He … in the garden.

5. What time … it?  — It … 5 o’clock.

6. Your watch … slow. It … 5 minutes past 5 now.

7. Where … our Tom-cat? — He … on the sofa.

8. It … so quite. Where … the children? — They … in the bedroom.

9. What … they doing there? — They … playing hide and seek.

10. … it your brother who … in the bathroom? — I think he …

11. It… time to have tea. The pie … ready. The cups … on the table.

12. My home … my castle.

Ex. 8. Choose the right option: am/is/are.

1… you busy? — No, I… not.

2. Mike … busy. He … in the office.

3. It… ten o’clock. She … late again.

4. How … you? — I … not very well today. — I … sorry to hear that.

5. We … interested in this work.

6. Vera … afraid of her boss.

7. She  …  nervous.

8. They … not in the office at the moment.

9. Where … the keys? — They … in your jacket.

10. What… the time, please? — It … two o’clock.

11. Do you have any idea where he … ?

12. Used cars … cheap.

13. I don’t remember what his telephone number … .

14. Two heads … better than one.

15. You … right. That … a lot of money!

16. Coffee … very good here.

17. … this your watch? — Yes, it .. .

18. My uncle … an office worker. He … at work.

19. Where … the papers? — They … on the table.

20. I ….glad to hear that.

 

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