I am 10 years old!
They are Egyptian.
He is a musician.
AreBrad Pitt and Angelina JoliAmerican?
She is a helpful girl.
You areintelligent. = You‘reintelligent.
I am big. = I‘m big.
My father is anengineer. = My father‘s anengineer.
We areteachers. = We‘reteachers.
They areItalian. = They’reItalian.
We add ‘not’
for negatives. The negative of ‘I am’ is ‘I am not’ or ‘I’m not’.
They’re not French.
They aren’t French.
They are not French.
He is not anactor.
He’s not anactor.
I’m not 15 years old!
I am not 15 years old!
We say… We don’t say…
Are you 5 years old? (NOT You are 5 years old?)
I’m not 15 years old. (NOT I amn’t 15 years old.)
Are they American? (NOT They are American?)
Is she a doctor? (NOT She is a doctor?)
(If we want to show surprise,wecan sayPronoun + be +? as a question, for example,You’re 25?)