martes, 21 de junio de 2016

 UNIT 1 - am / is / are




UNIT 1 – AM / IS / ARE
UNIT 1 – AM / IS / ARE
(A)
Lisa:
-> My father is a doctor and my mother is a journalist.
-> I’m a student.
-> I’m American. I’m from Chicago.
-> My name is Lisa.
-> I’m 22.
-> I’m not married.
-> My favourite colour is blue.
-> My favourite sports are football and swimming.
-> I’m interested in art.
B)
Positive
I am (I’m)
He is (he’s)
She is (she’s)
It is (It’s)
We are (we’re)
You are (you’re)
They are (they’re)
                        Short form
Negative
I am not (I’m not or he isn’t)
He is not (She’s not or she isn’t)
It is not (It’s not or it isn’t)
We are not (We’re not or we aren’t)
You are not (You’re not or you aren’t)
                                 Short forms
- I’m cold. Can you close the windows, place?
- I’m 32 years old. My sister is 29.
- My brother is very tall. He’s a policeman.
- John is afraid of dogs.
- It’s ten o’clock. You’re late again.
- Ann and I are good friends.
- Your keys are on the table.
- I’m tired but I’m not hungry.
- Tom isn’t interested in politics. He’s interested in music.
- Jane isn’t at home at the moment. She’s at work’.
- Those people aren’t English. They’re Australian.
- It’s sunny today but it isn’t warm.
C) That’s = that is             There’s = there is             Here’s = here is
 
- Thank you. That’s very kind of you.
- Look! There’s Chris.
- ‘Here’s your key’ ‘Thank you’

 
EXERCISES
1.1   Write the short form (she’s / we aren’t etc).
1 - She is ………                      3 – It is not ……..                           5 – I am not ………..
2 – They are ………               4 – That is ……….                           6 – You are not ……….
1.2 Put in am, is or are.
1 – The weather ……… nice today.
2 – I ……….. not tired.
3 – This bag ……….. heavy.
4 – These bags ………. heavy.
5 – Look! There ……… Carol.
6 – My brother and I ………… good tennis players.
7 – Ann ………… at home. Her children ……….. at school.
8 – I ………… a taxi driver. My sister ………… a nurse.
1.3 Write full sentences. Use is/isn’t/are/aren’t.
1 (your shoes very dirty) …Your shoes are very dirty…………………………….
2         (my brother a teacher) My…………………………………….
3         (this house not very big) ……………………………………………..
4         (the shops not open today) ………………………………………………..
5         (my keys in my bag) ……………………………………………..
6         (Jenny 18 years old) ……………………………………………
7         (you not very tall) ………………………………………………..
1.4 Look at Lisa’s sentences (Unit 1A). Now write sentences about yourself.
1 (name?) My …………………………..
2 (from?) I ………………………………..
3 (age?) I ………………………………….
4 (job?) I ………………………………….
5 (favourite colour or colours?) My ………………………………………..
6         (interested in …..?) I …………………………………………
1.5 Write sentences for the pictures. Use: afraid angry cold hot hungry thirsty.
afraid    angry    cold    hot    hungry    thirsty
1 She’s thrsty
2 They …………………
3 He ……………………
4 …………………………
5 …………………………
6 ………………………..
1.6 Write true sentences, positive or negative. Use am / am not / is / isn’t / are / aren’t.
1 (I / interested in politics) …I’m interested (OR I’m not interested) in politics…
2 (I / hungry) …I……………………………………………………….
3 (It / warm today) …It……………………………………………………….
4 (I / afraid of dogs) ………………………………………………………….
5 (My hands / cold) ………………………………………………………….
6 (Canada / a very big country) ………………………………………………………….
7 (Diamonds / cheap) ………………………………………………………….
8 (I / interested in football) …………………………………………………………..
9         (Rome / in Spain) …………………………………………………………...

Documentation: Link - Essential Grammar in Use - 3rd Edition - Book download PDF(Download)



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