Exercise 1: present simple of ‘to be’

(Practise conjugating ‘to be’ in the present simple)

Present simple of ‘to be’ (am/is/are) – drop-down (difficulty: 1 of 5 – easy)

Choose the correctly conjugated form of the verb ‘to be’ in the simple present for the gaps.

  • Example: “Nicole ____ in the garden.”“Nicole is in the garden.”

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  1. Where are you? – I in the house.
  2. Come on, we have to hurry, we late!
  3. Sandra my sister.
  4. My parents on holiday.
  5. A friend of mine a lawyer.
  6. The Johnsons our new neighbours.
  7. Mike and Pete good friends.
  8. Do you think I a good driver?
  9. My brother and I in the same sports club.
  10. James an honest person. He would never lie.

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