Is, am and are | Grammar exercise

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The verb 'be' has three forms in the simple present tense - is, am, are.

We use 'is' when the subject is a singular noun or pronoun.

We use 'are' when the subject is a plural noun or pronoun. Note that the pronoun 'you' also takes the verb 'are'.

We use 'am' when the subject is the first person singular pronoun 'I'.

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of be.

1. My sister --------------------- a nurse.

2. Jayan ------------------ my classmate.

3. I --------------------- waiting for them.

4. They ---------------------- waiting for us.

5. We ----------------------- going to the movies.

6. Rohan and Sania ------------------------ friends.

7. Radhika -------------------------- a great singer.

8. She ---------------------- not interested in this proposal.

9. My parents ----------------------- teachers.

10. Students ----------------------- learning their lessons.

11. The boy ------------------------ playing video games.

12. The girls ----------------------- playing with their dolls.

Answers

1. My sister is a nurse.

2. Jayan is my classmate.

3. I am waiting for them.

4. They are waiting for us.

5. We are going to the movies.

6. Rohan and Sania are friends.

7. Radhika is a great singer.

8. She is not interested in this proposal.

9. My parents are teachers.

10. Students are learning their lessons.

11. The boy is playing video games.

12. The girls are playing with their dolls.

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