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Verb Be


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What are verbs?

Verbs are words used to describe an action, state, or occurrence. In this lesson, you will learn about the verb be. It is a very important verb! It says what I am, what you are or what something is.

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English grammar lessons for kids

Use am with I.

Grammar lessons on English verbs
Grammar lessons for kids learning English

Use are with you, we or they.

We also use are when we talk about more than one person, thing or animal.

English grammar lessons: the verb be
Grammar lessons for young ESL learners

Use is with he, she or it.

We also use is when we talk about one person, thing or animal.


Examples

Be is a very special verb. It says what I am, what you are or what something is. It does not show action. Let's make friends with the most common verb in English!

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