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Grammar exercise: to be

Infinitive: to be

Present simple:
I am (je suis) I’m
You are (tu es/vous êtes) You’re
He is (il est) He’s
She is (elle est) She’s
It is (c’est) It’s
One is (on est) One’s
We are (nous sommes) we’re
They are (ils/elles sont) they’re

negative/question
I’m not / am I?
You’re not/ are you?
He’s not / is he?
We’re not / are we?

Exercise:

Fill the gap with the correct form of B:

1. It _____ a red t-shirt.
2. I ______ English.
3. You ______ not alone.
4. Kevin ______ 20 years old.
5. My brothers ______ older than me.
6. My colleague and I ______ late for work.
7. I ______ cold, put the heating on.

Answers:

1.is
2. am
3. are
4. is
5. are
6. are
7. am

Exercise 2: use the comment box to answer these questions:
example: (name?) : My name is Jonathan
(from?) I’m from Birmingham, England

1. (name?)
2. (from?)
3. (age?)
4. (job?)
5. (married or single?)

se présenter, épeler (debutants)

Can you spell that? Pouvez-vous l’épeler?

real english
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EF cours debutants – demander poliment

“Excuse me, can you tell me…” – “Excusez-moi/SVP, pouvez-vous me dire…,”

Il s’agit d’une question indirecte.

EF cours debutants : sometimes – usually

adverbes de fréquence:

always : toujours
usually : habituellement
often : souvent
sometimes : parfois
from time to time : de temps en temps
rarely : rarement
hardly ever : presque jamais
never : jamais

EF cours debutants : poser des questions

What’s it like to live in New York? – Il est comment de vivre à New York?

Prenez l’habitude d’employer les réponses courtes: c’est toujours avec l’auxiliaire, et non le verbe (sauf être)

Do you like New York? – Yes I do / No I’m not
Are you going out tonight? – Yes I am / No I’m not
Have you finished yet? – Yes I have / No I haven’t
Can you stop that? – Yes I can / No I can’t