Verb to BE in affirmative and negative sentences

Posted on Jun 14 2014 - 6:42am by Zdenda

Next school year I am going to teach low level students, so I started to prepare materials for them. The first one deals with the verb to be in affirmative and negative sentences.

The verb to be is the most important verb in English. You need it all the time. That is why solid knowledge of this grammar is vital. Spend your time learning this grammar it will pay off.

In this post you will find a mind map and two games for elementary students. I tried to limit the vocabulary, so even a complete beginners would be able to do the exercises.

VERB TO BE – mind map

This mind map explains the usage of the verb to be. Moreover, it can serve as a worksheet. Print it out and after explaining everything, ask the students to fill in the gaps.

Verb to be mind map and worksheet

Study and fill in the gaps.


VERB TO BE – games

The first game is in HTML5 so it should be playable on any mobile device. Your task is to complete the quiz correctly with verb to be. If you get more than 80% of your answers correct, you will get to a game called Tower defence and you can play as long as you like. However, if you do not pass the test, there will be no game.

If you are viewing the post on your mobile device, click on the button below to open the quiz in a new window, which is more comfortable.

Verb to be – Quiz

The second game is in Flash and thus it will not play on your mobile device. The game is called on Target and your task is to choose the correct form of the verb TO BE and then shoot all the bad ducks. Do not forget that you can get a bonus if you shoot any of the bottles.

5 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Qurban Ali Qasimi 15/06/2014 at 12:24 pm -

    Thank you . I like this education

  2. Iris 15/06/2014 at 6:26 pm -

    thank you so much .
    i like this what you drew
    it’s useful for me!

  3. Micaela Markunas 15/06/2014 at 10:57 pm -

    excellent … thank you

  4. Anonymous 21/06/2014 at 12:15 pm -


  5. khanh 20/08/2014 at 4:11 am -

    Amazing… thank you very much

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