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VERB TO BE (AM, IS, ARE)

*** COMPLETE:AM - IS - ARE.
Hello! I  a fairy . My name Tinker Bell. My favourite colour  green. And these  my friends. She   Silvermist   and her favourite colour     blue. This one    Rosetta  . She    a perfectly elegant and mannered fairy. Her favourite colour    pink. This other fairy  Iridessa and her favourite colour    yellow. The fairy in orange   Fawn  . She   always dressed in this colour because orange  her favourite one. We   all short and slim. And the two boys  Bobble and Clank. They  my friends too. Bobble    short and slim and Clank  fat but he the tallest of us. We    very happy to live in Pixie Hollow.
 
 
***CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.
e.g. That girl is my best friend.                 
 
1. Those cats  meowing to your sister because she  eating salmon.   
 
2. Anna's phone number  very easy to learn.        1234- 56 78 90
 
3. My mom  an excellent doctor. She's got lots of patients everyday.   
 
4. I like to drink hot chocolate when it  raining.     
 
5. My friends and I usually go to the park when it  sunny and windy.   
 
6. Mary and Paul  planning Charly's surprise party.     
 
7. I  very happy to study in this school.   
 
 
***LOOK, READ AND CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.
 
1. Are Aladdin, Jasmine and their friends flying on a carpet?
Yes, they aren't.             No, they aren't.       Yes, they are.    
 
2. Is this crocodile big?         
Yes, it is.                            No, it is.                         No, it isn't.     
 3. Are Simba and Nala playing with a butterfly?          El rey león es una película animada creada por los estudios Disney. Dirección Rob Minkoff Roger Allers. Música Elton John Hans Zimmer Lebo M. Simba, un joven cachorro de león vive junto a sus padres Mufasa y Sarabi.huye a la sabana donde conoce a un suricato (Timón) y un jabalí (Pumba), El Rey León II
Yes, they are.                   No, they aren't.              Yes, they aren't         
  
4. Is Ariel playing with Sebastian?    The Little Mermaid: Película de animación del año 1989 dirigida por Ron Clements y John Musker. Música Alan Menken. Ariel  Sebastián Úrsula Príncipe Eric Grimsby Flounder Louis Flotsam / Jetsam Carlota Scuttle. La sirenita es una adaptación del cuento del mismo nombre de Hans Christian Andersen.  
Yes, she isn't.            No, She is.                   No, she isn't.   
 
5. Is Mushu a giant and dangerous dragon?          Dragon Mushu
Yes, it is.              No, it isn't.                 No it isn't.    
6. Is Cinderella a beautiful girl?     thumb_disney-cinderella-gif.gif (24788 bytes)  
Yes she is.           Yes, she isn't.                    Yes, she is.     
 
 
7. Are you ready to do the next exercise?
Yes, I´m not.              Yes, I am.                     No, I am.   
 
 
  
 
***UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCES.
 
e.g. is - My - not - son - in - hospital.
      My son is not in hospital.
 
1. are - colours - Joan's - red - favourite - blue - and.
 
 
2. very - Claire's - naughty - are - daughters.
 
 
3.    lost - is  - he - because - That - sad - money - his - boy.
 
 
4. I - in - grade - am - third.
 
 
5. a - job - This - great - for - mom - is - your.
 
 
6. ? - schoolbag - or - Is - yours - that - mine.
 
 
*** REWRITE THE SENTENCES IN NEGATIVE AND INTERROGATIVE FORM.
 e.g. Helen's mom is in her office.
          Helen's mom isn't in her office.
          Is Helen's mom in her office?
 
1.       I'm looking for a black pen.                        
NEG.
INT.
 
2. Josh and John are twins.                      
NEG.                            
INT.
 
3. My sister is very proud of me.                  
NEG.
INT.  
 
4. George is the tallest boy in the school.                
NEG.
INT.  
 
5. Those students are planning Bradford's  surprise party.            
NEG.
INT.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

       

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