Lesson 7: How People Feel



Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜

  • K: I’m hungry. Are you ready to eat?
  • D: You’re always hungry. I’m not hungry.
  • K: Hurry up!
  • D: You get mad when you’re hungry.



Using the verb “to be” in the simple present tense (positive, negative, and in a question). πŸ“˜


Using contractions  πŸ“˜

  • I am = I’m
  • you are = you’re
  • he is = he’s
  • she is = she’s
  • it is = it’s
  • they are = they’re
  • we are = we’re



Go over the vocabulary and expressions below with your tutor. πŸ“˜

hungry πŸ“˜
ready πŸ“˜
tired πŸ“˜
mad πŸ“˜
sleepy πŸ“˜
sad πŸ“˜



Fill in the blank with am, is, or are. πŸ“˜

  • She is tired.
  • Kevin and I _____ ready.
  • _____ you sad?
  • I _____ sleepy.
  • The cat _____ hungry.


Change the underlined words to a contraction. πŸ“˜

  • They are mad. They’re
  • We are hungry. ______
  • You are sleepy. ______
  • I am ready. ______
  • He is tired. ______


Make questions using the words. πŸ“˜

  • (Kevin, mad, is)  Is Kevin mad?
  • (are, ready, they )  ________.
  • (he, tired, is) ____________.
  • (Kevin, Dorothy, and, hungry, are ) _________.
  • (sleepy, Dorothy, is) ___________.


Fill in the blank using the negative of am, is, or are. πŸ“˜

  • She is not ready.
  • We _______ tired.
  • They _______ sleepy.
  • The cat  _______ hungry.
  • I _______ sad.



Discussion Questions

  • How are you feeling right now?
  • When was the last time you were sad?
  • When was the last time you were mad?
  • Describe your tutor’s personality.

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