Lesson 2 - Grammar for Real Beginners - Exercise 5

Verb to BE - Present Tense

Subject + Verb   Contractions
Singular Plural


I am We are I'm We're
You are You are You're You're
He is - She is - It is They are He's - She's - It's They're
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I am from New Jersey. The people in the red car are from New Jersey, too.

Jill and Cheryl are from the U.S.A.

Mario is from Italy.

Watch the video. Type the verbs without contractions (is or are or am). Click on the "Check" button.

Howie from Toronto, Canada. Irving, Stevie, and David from Toronto, Canada, too.

Review of verb to be.
Examples of contractions:
= I am from Toronto. = I'm from Toronto.
We're = We are
from Toronto. = We are from Toronto.
He's = He is from Toronto. = He is from Toronto.
Howie says: "We're from Toronto, Canada" (with contraction, We are = We're).
Listen to Howie: Listen to me:
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