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Using the Verb "To be" Exercise 4

Directions: Fill in the spaces with the correct form of the verb "To be" in simple present tense.

Example: My teacher (be) is nice.
Example: The cat (be, not) is not hungry.

1) Thomas (be) my little brother. He (be) nine years old.

2) Wait! We (be, not) ready to go.

3) Dixie (be) my favorite aunt. She always cooks me chicken and dumplings. She (be) coming to visit soon.

4) I (be) sleepy. I think I will go to bed soon.

5) The school (be) closed. It (be, not) open.

6) The bus (be) broken down. It needs to be repaired.

7) I (be) lonely. Marcos (be) lonely too. I think we should become friends!

8) Billy (be) good at basketball. He (be) tall, quick, and athletic.

9) The weather (be) cold today. I hope it gets warmer soon.

10) Jose and I (be) in the same English class. It (be) fun!