Verb BE Present Tense


English Mind Map on Verb BE Present Tense, created by Bernard Fassett on 12/11/2018.
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Verb BE Present Tense
  1. The verb Be in the simple present is used to refer to an action that takes place habitually.
    1. The verb Be can also be used to refer to something that is true at the present moment
      1. It is the most important verb in English language.
        1. Affirmative forms of the verb BE
          1. Conjugation
            1. I am
              1. you are
                1. he is
                  1. she is
                    1. it is
                      1. you are
                        1. we are
                          1. they are
                          2. Contraction
                            1. I'm
                              1. you're
                                1. he's
                                  1. she's
                                    1. it's
                                      1. you're
                                        1. we're
                                          1. they're
                                        2. Negative form of the verb BE
                                          1. Conjugation
                                            1. I am not
                                              1. you are not
                                                1. he is not
                                                  1. she is not
                                                    1. It is not
                                                      1. you are not
                                                        1. we are not
                                                          1. they are not
                                                          2. Contraction
                                                            1. I'm not
                                                              1. you aren't
                                                                1. he isn't
                                                                  1. she isn't
                                                                    1. it isn't
                                                                      1. you aren't
                                                                        1. we aren't
                                                                          1. they aren't
                                                                        2. It is used in affirmative statements, negative statements, questions and as an auxiliary verb.
                                                                          1. Interrogative form of the verb BE
                                                                            1. Conjugation
                                                                              1. Am I?
                                                                                1. Are you?
                                                                                  1. Is he?
                                                                                  2. Is she?
                                                                                    1. Is it?
                                                                                      1. Are you?
                                                                                        1. Are we?
                                                                                          1. Are they?
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