05/01/2016 02:03:02

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Les dejo info para sus clases de Present simple. Para introducir el tema y algunos ejercicios. Espero les sirvan :)

The verb to be - yes / no questions 

Isshea nurse?
AreyouAlan Parker?

Informative Questions



Question Words...
...used for this information.
a person
a thing / fact
a location / place
time / day / year / month
method / quality

Questions using question words follow two basic patterns:

Question Word + Verb + Subject

QW + V + S

Who is he?


Question Word + Verb + Subject + Verb

QW + V + S + V

Where do they live?

Who am I?

You're a teacher.


Where are you?

I'm in the classroom.


What does he have?

He has some strawberries.


Where is she?

She's at the beach.


Why is the cat drinking water?

It's thirsty.


When do we have class?

We have class in the morning.

  teacher  student

You + I = We

How are they drinking their milkshake?

They're drinking it with a straw.


What do they have?

They have popsicles.


1. ____________ are you? (location / place)

2. ____________ are those people? (people)

3. ____________ is the time? (fact / truth / information)

4. ____________ is he upset? (reason)

5. ____________ is the party? (date / time)

6. ____________ is the weather today? (quality)

7. ____________ coffee is there? (amount)

8. ____________ oranges are on the table? (amount)

Yes / no questions with the verb to be - exercise

Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verb to be - am, is, are.

  1. ___________  Jane and Alice sisters?

  2. ___________  this car yours?

  3. ___________  I in your way?

  4. ___________  Maria John's sister?

  5. ___________  you twenty-five years old?

  6. ___________  the Smiths divorced?

  7. ___________  this your new bicycle?


Yes / no questions with the verb to be - more practice

Put words in the correct order to make sentences with the verb to be.

1  you Are hot?


2  your Is book? this


3  Mr. States? the from Is Unites Peters


4  married? Are they


5  Am right I or wrong?


6  name daughter's Sandra? Is your


7  you and Mr. Mrs. Jenkins? Are


Verb to be with WH-questions

Put ‘What, Who, When, Where, Why, How’ in the blank.

1.  is that?                                               It is a pencil.

2.  are those girls?                                 They are my granddaughters.

3.  is your birthday?                            It is on March 15.

4.  are you here?                                     Because I want to see you.

5.  am I?                                                  You are in Montreal.

6.  is on the table?                                 My bag.

7.  is your English teacher?                 Mr. Andrew.

8.  is your telephone number?         It’s 022224556.

9.  are you?                                                I’m fine.

10.  is the coffee?                                     It is very sweet.

11.  are his parents?                           They are in China.

12.  are you?                                              I am a mechanic.

13.  is John’s birthday?                        It is on December 12.

14.  old is she?                                          She is twelve years old.

15.  is your father sick?                         Because he works very hard.

16.  are these?                                        They are candies.

17.  is Christmas Day?                         On December 25.

18.  are my notebooks?                      They are on the bookshelf.

19.  is that tall man?                              He is my brother.

20.  are the children sad?                    They don’t go to the zoo.


Make the questions with ‘What, Who, When, Where, Why, How’.

1. Q: 

    A: That woman is my mother.

2. Q: 

    A: This film is interesting.

3. Q:    

     A: My father is in the car.


4. Q: 

    A: My hat is on the table.

5. Q:    

     A: Your children are at school.


6. Q: 

    A: I am in America now.

7. Q: 

    A: John is here because he wants to talk with you.

8. Q: 

    A: Those are sheep.

9. Q: 

    A: My birthday is on August 22.

10. Q: 

       A: His telephone number is 022326745.

11. Q: 

       A: My grandfather is in hospital because he is sick.

12. Q: 

       A: Miss Aniston is my doctor.

13. Q: 

       A: The concert is on Wednesday 12.

14. Q: 

       A: Bobby and his friends are in the garden.

15. Q:       

       A: Tom is in the living room.


16. Q: 

       A: New Year Day is on January 1.

17. Q: 

       A: Mr. Billy is my English teacher.

18. Q: 

       A: This cake is delicious.

19. Q: 

       A: That beautiful woman is John’s sister.

20. Q: 

       A: This is a pineapple.

Fill in the gaps with the correct question word. Choose between where, when, what, who.


1. A: ____________ is Canberra?                                                 

    B: It's in Australia.


2. A: ____________  are John and Mandy?

    B: They are my friends.


3. A:  ____________  is your birthday?

   B: It's on 23rd May.


4. A:  ____________  is the Thames?

    B: It's a river.


5. A:  ____________  is the concert?

    B: On Saturday.


6. A:  ____________  is your schoolbag?

    B: It's in my room.


7. A:  ____________  are London, Washington DC and Paris?

    B: They're capital cities.


8. A:  ____________  am I?

    B: You're my best friend.


9. A:  ____________  are you?

    B: I'm your new English teacher.


10. A:  ____________  is your new school?

      B. It's in Maple Road.


11. A:  ____________  are your holidays?

      B: They are in October.


12. A:  ____________  are Monday, Wednesday and Friday?

      B: They're days of the week.


13. A:  ____________  are the Simpsons?

      B: They're cartoon characters.


14. A:  ____________  is Christmas Day?

      B: It on 25th December.


15. A:  ____________  are Sadie and Jack?

      B: They're at school.


16. A:  ____________  are we today?

      B: We're penguins - the mascot of our basketball team.


17. A:  ____________  is a Mercedes?

      B: It's a car.


18. A:  ____________  is your favourite school subject?

      B: Maths.


19. A:  ____________  is your favourite teacher?

      B: Miss Potts.


20. A:  ____________  is Alabama?

      B: It's in America.


Fill in the gaps with the correct question word (when, where, what, who) and the correct form of the verb "to be" (am, is, are).


1. A:  ____________  Brad Pitt?

   B: An actor.


2. A:  ____________  Etna and Milan?

    B: In Italy.


3. A:  ____________  a helmet?

    B: A type of a hard hat.


4. A:  ____________  New Year's Day?

    B: 1st January.


5. A:  ____________  Ljubljana?

    B: In Slovenia.


6. A:  ____________  Berlin?

    B: Capital city of Germany.


7. A:  ____________  your friends coming?

    B: In June.


8. A:  ____________  Pavarotti and Domingo?

    B: Opera singers.


9. A:  ____________  Titicaca and Windermere?

    B: Lakes.


10. A:  ____________  the Great Lakes?

     B: Between Canada and America.


Complete the rules.

Use  ____________  to ask about a person. 

Use  ____________ to ask about an object. 

Use  ____________  to ask about a place. 

Use  ____________  to ask about time.

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