To be - simple tense

Hello! Welcome to lesson five.In this lesson,we are going to learn the verb "to be " in the present tense.So Let's start.


Before we learn the verb " to be " , first let's remember.
What is a verb?
Shortly A verb is an action word.It's something that you do. There are 3 main categories.

  1. Physical Verbs
  2. Mental Verbs
  3. State of being verbs

1. Physical Verbs
Physical verbs are action verbs.Everything that is done physically , even using tools.
He is walking.

2. Mental Verbs
Mental verbs have meanings that are related to concepts such as discovering, understanding, thinking, or planning.
I know Spanish.

3.State of Being Verbs
The name of the Verb itself tells us that this verb mainly includes the forms of ‘be’ verb.
I am hungry.
Now there are more than this.But we will learn about them more in grammar course.So let's focus on the verb to be.
The verb "to be " is the most important verb to learn in English.If you are learning English.You have to know how to use it correctly.

Be - present tense
Subject + verb

Singular Plural
I am We are
You are You are
He is They are
She is
It is

Notice that, each of these words is the verb 'to be' in the present tense.It's important to learn the form of the verbs.Later on, it will be easier to recognize them. So the verb be in present tense :
am = to be
is = to be
are = to be

Example sentences - Singular
I am I am from India.
You are You are twenty years old.
He is He is a man.
She is She is a woman.
It is It is a table.
Example sentences - Plural
We are We are happy.
You are You are together
They are They are

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