Lesson 1 Grammar - Exercise 14
Verb "to be" in the present.
You are Valerie. = Your name is Valerie.
He is Bruce. = His name is Bruce.
She is Helen. = Her name is Helen.
It is a monument. Its name is the Pyramid.
We are the Smith family. = Our name is Smith.
You are the Smith family. = Your name is Smith.
They are Mr. and Mrs. Smith. = Their name is Smith.
"Name" is the subject of all these sentences:
|Its name||is||the Pyramid.|
|Your name||is||Smith.||Their name||is||Smith.|
The subjects of these sentences are different: I,
you, he, she, it;
we, you, and they:
What's your name?
Look at this. Possessive adjectives:
|Our name is Smith.|
Your name is Smith.
Their name is Smith.
Use contractions. They are very common.
I am Mike = I'm Mike.
You are Valerie = You're Valerie.
He is Bruce. = He's Bruce.
She is Helen. = She's Helen.
It is the Pyramid. = It's the Pyramid.
We are the Smiths. = We're the Smiths.
They are the Smiths. = They're the Smiths.
My name is Mike. = My name's Mike.
Her name is Valerie. = Her name's Valerie.
His name is Bruce. = His name's Bruce.
Your name is John. = Your name's John.