Learning basic words I'm / are / and / is / my / your / his / her English lesson
What will I learn from the English lesson learning basic words?
During This English lesson you will start to learn some of the more basic common English words that that you will be able to use in a sentence.
Short form and full form
Full form (written)
Short form (spoken)
Asking positive and negative questions
The table below shows how to ask a questions, make a positive statement and a negative one.
|Question ?||Positive Statement +||Negative Statement -|
|Written Form or spoken for emphasis||Contracted
|Written Form or spoken for emphasis||
|Am I?||I am||I'm||I am not||
|Are you?||You are||You're||You are not||
|He is not
She is not
It is not
|Are we?||We are||We're||We are not||We aren't
|Are you?||You are||You're||You are not||You're not
|Are they?||They are||They're||They are not||They aren't
I + am = I'm John
You + are = you're Lisa
He + is = He's Peter
She + is = She's jane
noun Are you an English Student? Mrs Smith is an English student.
adjective I'm tired. She's English
an expression of place or time They're at home all day. It's one o'clock on the evening.
an expression of age I'm 39 years old. she's twenty years old.
present form We're learning English. he's teaching English.
Question word: what
What is your name? or what's your name?
what's = what is
possessive adjectives my, your, his, her
my name is John
Your name is Lisa
His name is Peter
Her name is jane
Thats John he's Italian
Thats Jumnaer she's Thai
his / he is used when talking about a male / man or boy
her / she is used when talking about a female / women / girl
Plural use the following when talking about more than 1 person
|Where am I from?||Your're||From London||You aren't from London|
|Are you from Paris||I'm||From Paris||I,m not from Paris|
|Is he from Bangkok||He's||From Bangkok||He isn't from Bangkok|
|Is She from Rome||She's||From Rome||She isn't from Rome|
|Is it from Paris||It's||From Paris||It isn't from Paris|
|Are we from Bangkok||We're||From Bangkok||We aren't from Bangkok|
|Are they from Rome||They're||From Rome||They aren't from Rome|
Easy pace Learning online dictionary and how to use dictionaries
Click on the following link for the Online English dictionary - English lesson