SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH TOBE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH TOBE

Kamis, 11 Juni 2015

SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE WITH TOBE



Fuction:
·         We use Simple present with to be to express about present condition.
Example: I am at home.
                                   This building is very big.

·         To Express about General Truth
                Example: The ice is cold.
                                   The earth is round.
The pattern:
(+) S + is/am /are + Complement (Noun, Adjective, adv.of.place)
(-) S + is/am/are + not + Complement (Noun, Adjective, adv.of.place)
(?) Is/am/are + S + Complement (Noun, Adjective, adv.of.place)?

Note:
Subject To be
I               am         
You        are
They      are
We         are
She        is
He          is
It             is

Example:
                (+) She is a beautiful girl.
                (-) She is not a beautiful girl.
                (?) Is she a beautiful girl? Yes, she is / No, she isn’t.
Exercises:
A.      Create sentences based on the form instructed!
Example: We/in the garden.                       We are in the garden.
                   She/not/a doctor.                        She is not a doctor
                  Your father/Famous lawyer?    Is your father a famous lawyer?

1.       My brothers / in America.
2.       Her book / not / on the table.
3.       Mr. Andrew / in the office?
4.       Our teacher / not / present
5.       That car / expensive?
6.       His homework / difficult.
7.       The food / delicious?
8.       There / in the class / not / many students.
9.       They / diligent children.
10.   My house/not/ far from here.

B.      Answer these questions!
1.       What is your name?
2.       Where is your house?
3.       Are you fat?
4.       Is your house far from here?
5.       Are you 17 years old?
6.       Is your father a policeman?
7.       Is your mother in the office?
8.       Are you diligent?
9.       Who is your idol?
10.   What is your hobby?

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