Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb be with the below conjugation table. To listen to the audio pronunciation for each conjugation, simply click on the speaker icon next to the conjugated tense. To practice and test yourself on the English verb be, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I am
  • you are
  • he is
  • we are
  • you are
  • they are

Past simple

  • I was
  • you were
  • he was
  • we were
  • you were
  • they were

Future

  • I will be
  • you will be
  • he will be
  • we will be
  • you will be
  • they will be

Present continuous

  • I am being
  • you are being
  • he is being
  • we are being
  • you are being
  • they are being

Past continuous

  • I was being
  • you were being
  • he was being
  • we were being
  • you were being
  • they were being

Future continuous

  • I will be being
  • you will be being
  • he will be being
  • we will be being
  • you will be being
  • they will be being

Present perfect

  • I have been
  • you have been
  • he has been
  • we have been
  • you have been
  • they have been

Pluperfect

  • I had been
  • you had been
  • he had been
  • we had been
  • you had been
  • they had been

Future perfect

  • I will have been
  • you will have been
  • he will have been
  • we will have been
  • you will have been
  • they will have been

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been being
  • you have been being
  • he has been being
  • we have been being
  • you have been being
  • they have been being

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been being
  • you had been being
  • he had been being
  • we had been being
  • you had been being
  • they had been being

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been being
  • you will have been being
  • he will have been being
  • we will have been being
  • you will have been being
  • they will have been being

Subjunctive

  • I would be
  • you would be
  • he would be
  • we would be
  • you would be
  • they would be

  • I would be being
  • you would be being
  • he would be being
  • we would be being
  • you would be being
  • they would be being

  • I would have been
  • you would have been
  • he would have been
  • we would have been
  • you would have been
  • they would have been

  • I would have been being
  • you would have been being
  • he would have been being
  • we would have been being
  • you would have been being
  • they would have been being

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) be
  • (we) Let's be
  • (you) be

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