The verb to be is a very important verb, found in many sentences. It can be used as an action verb or as a linking verb. It is also one of the earliest verb structures that beginning learners of English will come in contact with. It is a busy little verb and can also be an auxiliary verb. We have made these verb to be worksheets to help introduce it to your students.
These verb to be worksheets are designed for younger and beginning students of English. They focus on the present tense and are of two difficultly levels. One simpler and one more complex so you can use in mixed ability classrooms.
An auxiliary verb is a verb that is used with another main verb. The term “auxiliary verbs” can be used in two different ways. It can refer to any verb used in conjunction with another verb, regardless of whether they both appear in the same clause or sentence (as in the example above).
In this sense, words like help, do, be and have are also called auxiliary verbs. Alternatively, it can refer only to those words that are always followed by an infinitive.
Before we get into some tips for teaching and descriptions if you want to just download the worksheets you can do so with the link below.
It can be used as an action verb to tell what someone or something is doing it can be in the past or present tense and be used as a linking or action verb and as a state of being.
Examples can include.
Sometimes it follows words like here or there when they introduce subjects in a sentence; these words tell you where something exists or what someone’s location is at any given time.
The simple English that students learn early on in lessons is full of examples of this word in use and it is one of the earliest grammar points to be introduced in English. We have made these verb to be worksheets to aim for a very early introduction to the infinitive verb and to do so they focus only on the present tense.
You can download our verb to be worksheets from the link below. We hope they are helpful.