To Be

Positive form

I am a student. (I'm)

You are a teacher. (You're)

He is a doctor. (He's)

She is a nurse. (She's)

We are businessmen. (We're)

You are a secretary. (You're)

They are beautiful. (They're)


Negative form

I am not fromSpain. (I'm not)

You are not Italian. (aren't)

He is not from Uruguay. (isn't)

She is not American. (isn't)

We are not students. (aren't)

You are not old. (aren't)

They are not doctors. (aren't)

Questions

Am I in Argentina? Yes, I am./No, I'm not.

Are you Italian? Yes, I am./No, I'm not.

Is he single? Yes, he is./No, he isn't.

Is she married? Yes, she is./No, she isn't.

Are we at home? Yes, we are./No, we aren't.

Are you a pilot? Yes, we are./No, we aren't.

Are they teachers? Yes, they are./No, they aren't.

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  3. http://www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1C.html