To be: affirmative, negative, questions

Exercises

A. Complete the sentences with ¨to be¨

1. I _____ a girl.

2. My father_____ at work.

3. Alex and Dino _____ my cats.

4. Alex _____ in the garden.

5. Dino _____ on the floor.

6. My red pencil _____ on the floor, too.

7. The other pencils _____ in my pencil case.

8. My mother _____ in the living room.

9. Eli and Rafa _____ good friends.

10. They _____ good at tennis.

11. _____ they in Amsterdam this week?

12. The pupils _____ not at school today.

13. It _____ Monday.

14. I _____ at home.

15. We _____ friends.



Answers

1. I am a girl.

2. My father is at work.

3. Alex and Dino are my cats.

4. Alex is in the garden.

5. Dino is on the floor.

6. My red pencil is on the floor, too.

7. The other pencils are in my pencil case.

8. My mother is in the living room.

9. Eli and Rafa are good friends.

10. They are good at tennis.

11. Are they in Amsterdam this week?

12. The pupils are not at school today.

13. It is Monday.

14. I am at home.

15. We are friends.



B. Make Affirmative Sentences

1. I _____ never happy on a Sunday afternoon.

2. We _____ Scottish.

3. He _____ a pilot.

4. Mayte and Joshua _____ angry.

5. You _____ clever and good-looking.



Answers

1. I am never happy on a Sunday afternoon.

2. We are Scottish.

3. He is a pilot.

4. Mayte and Joshua are angry.

5. You are clever and good-looking.



C. Make Negative Sentences

1. You _____ not Dutch.

2. Gemma _____ at home.

3. Agust and I _____ pleased about it.

4. I _____ not cruel.

5. It _____ good.



Answers

1. You are not (aren´t) Dutch.

2. Gemma is not (isn´t) at home.

3. Agust and I are not (aren´t) pleased about it.

4. I am not cruel.

5. It is not (isn´t) good.



D. Questions

1. _____ you from Málaga?

2. _____ Isabel Spanish?

3. _____ we ready to go?

4. _____ he married?

5. _____ you tired?



Answers

1.Are you from Málaga?

2. Is Isabel Spanish?

3. Are we ready to go?

4. Is he married?

5. Are you tired?



Fill in the correct form of `to be´

1. Joshua _____ Marco´son.

2. Patty´s mother _____ Joshua´s sister.

3. Beatriz and Marcos _____ their grandparents.

4. They _____ Cristina´s parents.

5. Cecilia and Victor _____ María´s children.

6. Janice _____ my grandmother.

7. My father´s name _____ Juan.

8. Francisco and Jaime _____ from Colombia.



Answers

1. Joshua is Marco´son.

2. Patty´s mother is Joshua´s sister.

3. Beatriz and Marcos are their grandparents.

4. They are Cristina´s parents.

5. Cecilia and Victor are María´s children.

6. Janice is my grandmother.

7. My father´s name is Juan.

8. Francisco and Jaime are from Colombia.



Fill in the correct form of `to be´

1. It ___ a donkey. It ___not a horse.

2. It ___ very hot today. It ___ not very comfortable.

3. I ___ Peter. I ___ not Paul.

4. She ___ Miss Lee. She ___ a teacher.

5. He ___ my father. He ___ a doctor. He ___ not a lawyer.

6. You ___ a stranger. You ___ not my friend.

7. We ___ in the same class, but we ___ not on the

same team.



Answers

1. It is a donkey. It is not a horse.

2. It is very hot today. It is not very comfortable.

3. I am Peter. I am not Paul.

4. She is Miss Lee. She is a teacher.

5. He is my father. He is a doctor. He is not a lawyer.

6. You are a stranger. You are not my friend.

7. We are in the same class, but we are not on the

same team.



Fill in the correct form of `to be´.

1. The camel ___ a desert animal.

2. Vegetables and fruit ___ healthy foods.

3. Lambs ___ baby sheep.

4. Kenneth ___ a lawyer.

5. Rex ___ a clever dog.

6. A duck ___ a kind of bird.

7. The playground ___ full of people today.

8. My house ___near the school.

9. The questions ___ not too difficult.

10. The balloons ___ very colorful.



Answers

1. The camel is a desert animal.

2. Vegetables and fruit are healthy foods.

3. Lambs are baby sheep.

4. Kenneth is a lawyer.

5. Rex is a clever dog.

6. A duck is a kind of bird.

7. The playground is full of people today.

8. My house is near the school.

9. The questions are not too difficult.

10. The balloons are very colorful.



Fill in the correct form of `to be´

1. They ___ my good friends.

2. He ___ a soldier.

3. You ___ taller than Charlie.

4. She ___ ill.

5. We ___ very hungry.



Answers

1. They are my good friends.

2. He is a soldier.

3. You are taller than Charlie.

4. She is ill.

5. We are very hungry.



Fill in the correct form of `to be´.

1. John´s dog ___ very friendly.

2. Robert ___ ten years old.

3. These flowers ___ very pretty.

4. The two schools ___ close to each other.

5. Math ___ not a very difficult subject.

6. ___ dinner ready?

7. This computer ___ very easy to use.

8. All the windows ___ open.

9. Sue and Jane ___ neighbours.

10. His hair ___ curly.



Answers

1. John´s dog is very friendly.

2. Robert is ten years old.

3. These flowers are very pretty.

4. The two schools are close to each other.

5. Math is not a very difficult subject.

6. Is dinner ready?

7. This computer is very easy to use.

8. All the windows are open.

9. Sue and Jane are neighbours.

10. His hair is curly.



These sentences are wrong.Turn them into the Negative to correct them.

1. The British Isles are in Africa.

2. The Mediterranean is an ocean.

3. The Alps are in America.

4. The Nile is in Asia.

5. Mount Everest is in Africa.

Answers

1. The British Isles aren´t in Africa.

2. The Mediterranean isn´t an ocean.

3. The Alps aren´t in America.

4. The Nile isn´t in Asia.

5. Mount Everest isn´t in Africa.

Fill in the correct form of `to be´

1. Julie ____ tall.

2. Peter and Julie ____ big.

3. You ____ happy.

4. I ____ tall.

5. Peter and I ____ bored.

6. Mary ____ ten years old.

7. My birthday ____ in February.

8. My sister and I ____ in the Living room.

9. I ____ going to Las Vegas.

10. They ____ not kind with their children.

11. She ____ not nominated for an Oscar this year.

12. We ____ in France.

13. You ____ in my class.

14. He ____ a very good student in English.

15. I ____ a singer.



Answers

1. Julie is tall.

2. Peter and Julie are big.

3. You are happy.

4. I am tall.

5. Peter and I are bored.

6. Mary is ten years old.

7. My birthday is in February.

8. My sister and I are in the Living room.

9. I am going to Las Vegas.

10. They are not kind with their children.

11. She is not nominated for an Oscar this year.

12. We are in France.

13. You are in my class.

14. He is a very good student in English.

15. I am a singer.



To be: negative

1. They ____ from Sidney.

2. You ____ in Spain.

3. It ____ 5 o´clock yet.

4. The dog ____ black.

5. Jim ____ busy now.

6. I ____ very well today.

7. She ____ on time for class.

8. The exercises ____ difficult.

9. We ____ very good friends.

10. I ____ in the same class as you.



Answers

1. They aren´t from Sidney.

2. You aren´t in Spain.

3. It isn´t 5 o´clock yet.

4. The dog isn´t black.

5. Jim isn´t busy now.

6. I am not very well today.

7. She isn´t on time for class.

8. The exercises isn´t difficult.

9. We aren´t very good friends.

10. I am not in the same class as you.
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