Am not, is not, are not exercises

The verb “be” in the negative form of the present simple (am not, is not, are not).

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How do we make a negation with “to be” in the present simple? We add “not” after the right form of “be”: I am not, you are not, he/she/it is not, we are not, you are not, they are not. The exercises on this page will help you work through the full and contracted (short) forms of “be” in the present simple tense. If you are not sure how to conjugate “be” in the present tense, please visit the explanation and exercises pages of “I am, you are... — 'to be' in present simple positive” first.