Unit 01 :
Be(動詞) : 現在進行式
Be (Verb): am / is / are



A Be verb connects a subject to a verb in a sentence in order to show the action that is being done.

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Sentence Practice 1

Repeat these sentences with your teacher first.

1. My name is Anny.
2. I am 21 years old.
3. I am Taiwanese. I’m from Taiwan.
4. I am a student.
5. My father is a doctor, and my mother is a teacher.
6. I am not married.
7. My favorite color is pink.
8. I am interested in art. 
9. I am not married.

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Sentence Practice 2

Affirmative sentences

I am



he is



she is



it is



we are



you are



they are



Negative sentences 

I am not


I’m not

he is not


he’s not / he isn’t

she is not


she’s not / she isn’t

it is not


it’s not / it isn’t

we are not


we’re not/ we aren’t

you are not


you’re not / you aren’t

they are not


they’re not / they aren’t

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Let’s practice

Repeat these sentences with your teacher.

  1. I’m cold. Can you close the door, please?
  2. I’m 44 years old. My husband is 49.
  3. Kevin is a father. He has two daughters.
  4. Micky is afraid of cats. 
  5. It’s 07:00. You’re late.
  6. Nancy and I are best friends.
  7. Your car key is on the table.
  8. I’m tired,but I’m not sleepy.
  9. Michael isn’t interested in fashion. He’s interested in science.
  10. Kate isn’t a teacher. She is a hair designer.
  11. It’s sunny today,but it isn’t warm.
  12. They aren’t American. They’re Australian.
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Extra practice



 that is



here is



there is

  1. Thank you so much. That’s very nice to meet you.
  2. Look! There’s Laco.”
  3. Here’s your bag.”  “Thank you!”