These ESL PowerPoint presentations are for lessons about the verb to be. ‘To be’ is an irregular verb. As such, its form is very different from other verbs in English. The verb ‘to be’ appears very often in English so it is important for students to learn the different forms of this ‘be verb’. The PowerPoint lessons below include the present tense of the verb to be ( am, are, is ) and the past simple form of the verb to be ( was, were ).
ESL Verb To Be PowerPoint 1: Present Tense
This first PowerPoint lesson covers the present tense of the verb to be, and includes a review quiz at the end.
ESL Verb To Be PowerPoint 2: Present Simple Tense
This second PowerPoint lesson covers the past simple tense of the verb to be, and includes a review quiz at the end.