The English Alphabet



The verb to be

Full form (written)Write


Short form (spoken)Speak

Listen   Listen
I am
you are
he is
she is
it is
are not
is not


For the teacher - Articles Picture ThisFor the student - Picture This Picture This

a or an?
a = b, c, d ...
an = a, e, i, o, u
a banana, a car, a dog... an apple, an elephant, an igloo, an orange, an umbrella


Question - What/Who is it?

What ....? = things

Who .....? = people

"What's" = What is

"It's" = It is

"Who's" = Who is

Who's your teacher?

"Hello. I'm Lynne. I'm your teacher."

Naturally Speaking

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Your Challenge - Say "Hello"
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You made your way to the bottom of the page! As a reward you get to practise your English a bit more.

Read this funny little poem.

Listen to some of the previous comments. (Read out by Amatsu.)

Test It

Enter the correct form of the verb to be

Fill It

Test your vocabulary

Name It

I am what I am

Listen to this song, and read the lyrics. Maybe sing along. It is great for practising

Sing It

Previous corrections can be found here.
Print Version - You can print this lesson out here



Week 1