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El verbo 'To be' tiene una importancia especial en ingls. Se corresponde a los verbos espaoles "ser" y "estar".

Dependiendo del sentido de la frase deduciremos de cual de los dos se trata. I am English / Soy ingls I am in England / Estoy en Inglaterra Tiene algunos usos especiales distintos a sus equivalentes espaoles. - Sirve para expresar la edad, en cuyo caso se traduce por 'tener': Mary is 20 years old / Maria tiene 20 aos I am 21 / Yo tengo 21 aos How old are you? / Cuntos aos tienes? - Para expresar las sensaciones tambin se emplea el verbo 'to be' y equivale al 'tener' espaol. Are you hungry? / Tienes hambre? He is thirsty / Tiene sed - Tambin para hablar sobre el tiempo atmosfrico. En este caso se traduce por 'hacer' It's windy / Hace viento It's very cold / Hace mucho fro PRETERITO (se corresponde al pretrito indefinido y al pretrito imperfecto espaol) FORMA AFIRMATIVA I was fui, era / estuve, estaba you were fuiste, eras / estuviste, estabas he was fue, era / estuvo, estaba we were fuimos, ramos, / estuvimos, estbamos you were fuisteis, erais, / estuvisteis, estabais they were FORMA NEGATIVA I was not (I wasn't) no fui, no era / no estuve, no estaba you were not (you weren't) no fuiste, no eras / no estuviste, no estabas he was not (he wasn't) no fue, no era / no estuvo, no estaba we were not (we weren't) no fuimos, no ramos, / no estuvimos, no estbamos you were not (you weren't) no fuisteis, no erais / no estuvisteis, no estabais they were not (they weren't) FORMA INTERROGATIVA was I? fui?, era? / estuve?, estaba? were you? fuiste?, eras? / estuviste?, estabas? was he? fue?, era? / estuvo?. estaba? were we? fuimos?, ramos? / estuvimos?, estbamos were you? fuisteis?, erais?, / estuvisteis?, estabais? were they? fueron?, eran? / estuvieron?, estaban?

no fueron, no eran / no fueron, eran / estuvieron, estaban estuvieron, no estaban I > am Ej;

I am hungry (Yo estoy hambriento)

I am Sam (Yo soy Sam)

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Ej;

You are here (Ustedes estan aqu)

You are pretty (T eres lindo) He/She/It > is Ej; Mara is in the park (Mara est en el parque)

My house is white (Mi casa es blanca) We > are Ej; We are in Paris (Nosotros estamos en Paris)

We are family (Nosotros somos familia) They > are Ej; They are in the car (Ellos estan en el auto)

They are very lazy (Ellos son muy flojos) (con y sin contraccin) I You He She It We You They (con y sin contraccin) I You He She It We You They am not are not is not is not is not are not are not are not a student. happy. John. in the car. a hot day. David's parents. from Madrid. ours. No soy alumno. No eres feliz. No es John. No est en el coche. No es un da caluroso. No somos los padres de David. No sois de Madrid. No son nuestros. am are is is is are are are a student. happy. John. in the car. a hot day. David's parents. from Madrid. ours. Soy alumno. Eres feliz. Es John. Est en el coche. Es un da caluroso. Somos los padres de David. Sois de Madrid. Son nuestros.

I a student? Soy alumno? Am you happy? Eres feliz? Are he John? Es John? Is she in the car? Est en el coche? Is it a hot day? Es un da caluroso? Is we David's parents? Somos los padres de David? Are you from Madrid? Sois de Madrid? Are they ours? Son nuestros? Are It is high-tech. -> Es de alta tecnologa. We are amateur. -> Nosotros somos aficionados. Its part-time. -> Es a tiempo parcial. Theyre famous. -> Ellas son famosas. Im Carlos. -> Yo soy Carlos. Shes impatient. -> Ella est impaciente.I am in Madrid. -> Yo estoy en Madrid.

1.- I am Carlos 2.-You are in the class 3.-We are in the street 4.-They are in the car 5.-He is my boyfriend 6.-She is my teacher 7.-It is my dog 8.-She is a good student 9.-They are a band 10.-He is my fa