Tenses/Present Simple/Formen von "to be"

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Im Deutschen werden alle Verben konjugiertWikipedia-logo.png, d.h. je nach Geschlecht, Anzahl und Zeit verändert. Im Englischen gibt es nur das he,she,it-s.

Nur das Verb "to be" hat auch im Present Simple mehrere Formen (am, is, are).

Zur besseren Übersicht sind in der Tabelle die Personalpronomen vor die jeweilige Verbform gestellt:

Singular (Einzahl) Plural (Mehrzahl)
1.Person I am we are
2. Person you are you are
3. Person he, she, it is they are

Interactive Exercises

Put the correct form of the verb "to be" into the gaps:

I am Cindy. That is Mandy. We are twelve.

Robert is fifteen. The house is blue. They are in London.

I am fourteen. Today is Tuesday.


Write the correct form of the verb "to be" into the gaps:

The bike is (be) blue. The tree is (be) green. The Burtons are (be) in London.

The room is (be) black. I am (be) a pupil.

The pupils are (be) nervous, because they write a test.

The people are (be) in front of the house.

A genius is (be) a very clever person. Snow is (be) white. We are (be) in a class.

The bike is (be) blue. The tree is (be) green. The Burtons are (be) in London.

The room is (be) black. I am (be) a pupil.

The pupils are (be) nervous, because they write a test.

The people are (be) in front of the house.

A genius is (be) a very clever person. Snow is (be) white. We are (be) in a class.


negative forms

Write the correct form of the verb "to be". Sometimes you need the negative!


Tip:
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Becky is (???) twelve. Robert isn't|is not (???) twelve but thirteen!.

Sarah and David are(???) both (=beide) eleven years old.

"You want to see a horror movie? - No way, you are (???)' only (=nur) twelve, you aren't|are not(???) old enough!"

"But Mummy, I am (???) the only (hier: =einzige) boy who isn't allowed to go."

Becky is (???) twelve. Robert isn't (???) twelve but thirteen!.

Sarah and David are(???) both (=beide) eleven years old.

"You want to see a horror movie? - No way, you are (???)' only (=nur) twelve, you aren't(???) old enough!"

"But Mummy, I am (???) the only (hier: =einzige) boy who isn't allowed."


short answers

Don't answer just "Yes!" or "No." Write short answers:

1. Are these people your parents? - Yes, they are.

2. Is your mother a teacher? – No, she isn't.

3. Am I in your class, Jessie? – Yes, you are.

4. Have you got your homework? - Yes, I have.

5. Is your pencil sharp (spitz)? – No, it isn't.

6. Is David a boy? – Yes, he is.

Don't answer just "Yes!" or "No." Write short answers:

1. Are your parents untidy? – Yes, they are().

2. Is Mr Scharwies our English teacher? – Yes, he is().

3. Is your sister at this school? – Yes, she is().


He, she, it …
-s muss mit!

Present Simple
(die einfache Gegenwart)

Present Simple

  1. Formen von "to be"
  2. He, she, it ...
  3. Imperativ
  4. Verneinung
  5. Fragen