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Use Verbs: 'am', 'is' and 'are'

In this worksheet, students will practise using the correct forms of the verb 'to be'. All of the examples come from the present tense.

'Use Verbs: 'am', 'is' and 'are'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Past and Present Tense

Popular topics:   Verbs worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Look at these sentences:


boy eating pizza


I am hungry. He is hungry. We are hungry.


We have to choose 'am', 'is' or 'are' depending on who we are talking about. It would be wrong to say 'I is hungry' or 'he are hungry'.


These are the correct forms:

I am

you are

he / she / it is

we are

they are


If we use people's names then we use 'is' for one person and 'are' for more than one.

Elise is my sister.

Billy is my brother.

Timmy and Hattie are my cats.


cats' paws


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