Lesson 1 – Welcome to Languages247 – Verb to be

LEVEL A1:  WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

 


THERE IS AN OPTION FOR YOU TO TRANSLATE ALL THE TEXT

IN YOUR LANGUAGE (Top right > Select language > Click on the flags)


VOCABULARY

 

 

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Spanish
  • English
  • American
  • Also
  • I agree
  • To teach
  • To live
  • Nice to meet you
  • To be able to
  • Friend
  • Good
  • Good morning
  • Good afternoon
  • Good evening
  • Good night
  • Friendly
  • Easy
  • It´s important
  • To learn
  • Good luck
  • Parents
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Grandparents
  • Grandfather
  • Grandmother
  • Siblings
  • Brother
  • Sister
  • Beginner
  • Here
  • Fine
  • Happy
  • Busy
  • Bored
  • English classes
  • English school
  • Hello! / Good morning!
  • Goodbye! / Bye!
  • to meet someone
  • I live in…
  • I come from… / I am from…
  • my teacher
  • your teacher
  • my parents
  • your parents
  • your English classes
  • It’s important to learn…
  • It is not easy to learn…
  • They want me to learn English.
  • Who?
  • I agree.
  • Me too!
  • It’s nice meeting you!
  • Good luck with…
  • to be good at something: I am not good at English. He is good at English.
  • We’re going to live in America. / We are going to live in America.
  • They are not able to teach me English. They aren’t able to teach me English.
  • They will teach at a Spanish school.
  • to be: I am, you are, he is, she is, it is, we are, you are, they are
  • to be: I’m, you’re, he’s, she’s, it’s, we’re, you’re, they’re
  • to be (negative form): I am not, you are not, he is not, she is not, it is not, we are not, you are not, they are not
  • to be (negative form): I’m not, you’re not / you aren’t, he’s not / he isn’t, she’s not / she isn’t, it’s not / it isn’t, we’re not / we aren’t, you’re not / you aren’t, they’re not / they aren’t

 

LESSON 1 DIALOGUE

 

– Where are you from? –

 

 

Learn English- Session 1 – Welcome to Languages247

(Chris) Hello! I am Chris and I am a student.

(Sarah) Good morning Chris. My name is Sarah and I am a student also.

(Chris) Nice to meet you Sarah! Where are you from?

(Sarah) I’m from Valencia, and you?

(Chris) I live in Valencia but I’m from Madrid.

(Sarah) Who is your teacher?

(Chris) My teacher is Maria. She is English and she’s a good teacher.

(Sarah) My teacher is Paul. He is good and he’s friendly. I’m not good at English.

(Chris) Me too! It isn’t easy but it’s important to learn!

(Sarah) I agree, my parents want me to learn. We’re going to live in America. My parents are teachers. They aren’t good at English. So they aren’t able to teach me. They will teach at a Spanish school.

(Chris) Good luck with your English classes Sarah. And good luck in America!

(Sarah) Thank you, Chris. It’s nice meeting you. Goodbye!

(Chris) You too! Goodbye!

 

COMPREHENSION QUIZZES (3 TO COMPLETE)

 

Interactive Video Comprehension Quiz 1

Summary Statements Comprehension Quiz 2

Drag and Drop Quiz 3: 

 

GRAMMAR PRACTICE: VERB TO BE

 

 

 

Affirmative form

 

Subject Verb to be
I am
You are
He

She

It

is
We

You

They

are

 

Examples:

I am Spanish 

They are students

She is a teacher 

 

Contracted form 

 

Full form Contracted form 
I am I’m
You are You’re
He is

She is

It is

He’s

She’s

It’s

We are

You are

They are

We’re

You’re

They’re

 

Examples

I am Helen – I’m Helen 

He is happy – He’s happy 

You are funny – You’re funny 

 

Negative form – Forma negativa

Subject Negative form to be
I am not
You are not
He

She

It

is not
We

You

They

are not

 

Contracted negative form 

Form 1 is generally used for emphasis though there is no significant difference in meaning between these two forms.

 

Form 1 Form 2
I’m not I’m not
You’re not You aren’t
He’s not

She’s not

It’s not

He isn’t

She isn’t

It isn’t

We’re not

You’re not

They’re not

We aren’t

You aren’t

They aren’t

 

Examples

I’m not feeling well 

She isn’t going to be on time 

You’re not going to like it 

 

Interrogative form

 

Verb to be Subject
Am I
Are you
Is he

she

it

Are we

you

they

 

Examples

Am I able to play? 

Are you Spanish?

Is she alright? 

 

 

PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 

 

 

 

 

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