Present Tense Of ‘Be’

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

Subject Be

I

am from Indonesia.

He

She

It

is from Indonesia.

We

You

They

are from Indonesia.

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

am not I’m not from England.

(am not)

is not She isn’t a doctor.

(is not)

are not They aren’t students.

(are not)

 

QUESTION STATEMENTS

Be Subject Object/Compliment Answer
Am

I

worried? Yes, I am.

No I am not.

Is

he

she

it

happy? Yes, he is.

No, he is not.

Are you

they

we

scared? Yes, they are.

No, they are not.

Question + Be Answer
What is the capital of Japan? It is Tokyo.
Where is the Taj Mahal? It is in India.
Who are they? They are my friends.
How is the weather in Brazil? It is sunny.
When are the holidays? They are in June.
What time is the class? It is at 8:00.
How old are your dogs? They are 5 years old.
Why is Antarctica cold? It‘s cold from the angle of the sun.