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Am – Is – Are

The forms of to be in the Present Simple Tense

Long form Short form Example
I am I'm I am late.
You are You're You are clever.
He is He's He is happy.
She is She's She is hungry.
It is It's It is cold.
     
We are We're We are late.
You are You're You are sleepy.
They are They're They are great.

 

Negation Negation - Short form Question
I am not late. I'm not late. Am I late?
You are not clever. You aren't clever. Are you clever?
He is not happy. He isn't happy. Is he happy?
She is not hungry. She isn't hungry. Is she hungry?
It is not cold. It isn't cold. Is it cold?
     
We are not late. We aren't late. Are we late?
You are not sleepy. You aren't sleepy. Are you sleepy?
They are not great. They aren't great. Are they great?

 


EXERCISES

Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 1 - am, is, are
Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 2 - am, is, are
Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 3 - am, is, are
Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 4 - am, is, are
Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 5 - am, is, are
Forms of to be in the present simple - Exercise 6 - am, is, are