how to make be negative

 
To make 'be' negative, we add 'not'.
 
Person Form of Be Short form
1 I am not I'm not
You are not You aren't
You're not
He
She
It
is not He isn't
He's not
She isn't
She's not
It isn't
It's not
2+ We are not We aren't
We're not
You are not You aren't
You're not
They are not They aren't
They're not
 

Examples:

  • I'm not angry.

  • She isn't ugly.

  • He isn't a plumber.

  • They aren't monkeys.

present negative be verb
 

Practice:

Write the correct negative form of 'be' in the box. Use the short form.

 

I

He or

They or

You or

It or

We or

She or