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A summary of the verb "be"


 Pronoun                              
 form of verb "be" contraction
 Iam
 I'm    
 Youare
 You're
 He/She/It
is
 He's / She's / It's
 Weare
 We're
 Youare
 You're
 Theyare
 They're


When we speak, we usually use the contracted form with pronouns (I, You, He, etc.).




Put the correct form of "be" in the following sentences.

I ____ 35 years old.

He ____ from Canada.

That house _____  big.

The cathedral _____ interesting.

You ______ from Ukraine.

They ______ from Russia.

We ______ from England.

Now check your answers

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When we say what something is, we usually need to use the "indefinite article", a or an.

Use a before consonant sounds, and an before vowel sounds:

It's a mouse.

It's an elephant.

He's a pilot.

He's an astronaut.

She's a nurse.

She's a student.


Put the correct article in the following sentences.

He is ___ teacher.

This is ____ egg.

She is _____ opera singer.

I am _____ engineer.

This is ____ museum.

You are _____ tourist.

Now check your answers
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