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Anglès per a principiants. Carlos Mirasierras
Present tense of "to be" (ser o estar):
To be present tense (ser o estar) Negative form
I am / I'm (soy/estoy)
you are / you're (eres/estás)
he is / h'es (es/está)
we are (we're (somos/estamos)
you are / you're (sois/estais)
they are / they're (son/están)
Am I not?
Are you not? (arent' you?)
Is he not (isn't he?)
Are we not? (aren't we?)
Are you (both)? Are you not ((aren't you?)
Are they not (aren't they?)
I am not (I'm not / I ain't)
You are not (aren't)
He is not (isn't)
We are not (aren't)
You both are not (aren't)
They are not (aren't)
To be in present continuous
It is someone who:
I am / I'm being (estoy siendo)
You're being (estás siendo)
He's being (está siendo)
We're being (estamos siendo)
You're being (estais siendo)
They're being (están siendo)
It's him who is at the door: Es él quien está en la puerta.
It's us who have to apologize: Somos nosotros los que (quienes)
han de disculparse.
It's them who are afraid of flying: Son ellos los que (quienes)
tienen miedo a volar (de volar)
Examples to be learned and memorized (Ejemplos a/para aprender y memorizar)
I am / I'm in the room. The room is painted in white.
You're inside the house, not outside it.
He is interested in that car because the price is good.
She's in another world; she's in love.
It's white in color/colour but the paint is bad.
We are a group of students who are on a journey to Europe, not customers.
You both are on the list of missing people.
They are in the supermarket/grocery now with some friends from England.
I am not / I'm not here, because I'm there.
You are not / you're not / you aren't French; you're British.
He's not from Germany, he's from Sweden.
She's not angry, she's very busy only.
We aren't students, we are waiting for a bus.
You both aren't on Facebook.
They aren't nearby, they left 2 hours ago.