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Interactive presentation plan for: Int Gram - Class #1 simple present/be

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Intermediate Grammar

Ask everyone in the class:
-What is your name?
- Where are you from?

Answer by saying
-My name is______.
-I am from _______________.

Intermediate Grammar

Let's review the syllabus.

The simple present tense

Regular verbs

Irregular verbs
- be


Forms and Uses





Subject + be + complement

Be - forms

be + adjective

They are bored.

They are sleepy.

Be + adjectives

Be + classification/definition

A Labrador is a dog.

With a prepositional phrase

She is from Maryland.

Preposition (location)

The dogs are in the yard.

With time

It is three o'clock.

Practice Activity

He is happy.

Practice Activity

Sugar is sweet.

Practice Activity

Tomatoes are red.

Practice Activity

The baby is young.

Practice Activity

Ted is rich.

With there (to say that something exists)

There is
- singular noun

There is a book on the desk.

There are
-plural noun

There are books on the desk.

Practice Activity

It is a book.

Contractions and negative

Contractions with most nouns and is

Questions - Yes/No

Subject + be + complement
Be + Subject +complement

Questions - Wh

Form of be + subject + complement

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