subject + verb

A1 point 2 in the category of CLAUSES is defined:

simple affirmative declarative clauses

Also at A1 is:

negative statements of the main verb ‘be’, with contracted and uncontracted forms.

*The English Grammar Profile examples contain the verb ‘BE’.


An iWeb search for:

_NN _VB

1 PEOPLE ARE 858168

The people are happy.

2 PROBLEM IS 414823
3 SYSTEM IS 373988
4 THING IS 358647
5 PROGRAM IS 329980
6 INFORMATION IS 326256
7 TIME IS 302685
8 STUDENTS ARE 301277
9 GOAL IS 299154
10 NAME IS 293389
11 LIFE IS 292442
12 QUESTION IS 282119
13 THINGS ARE 280000
14 WORK IS 263467
15 GAME IS 250820
16 COMPANY IS 246792
17 DATA IS 234476
18 PEOPLE WERE 232660
19 PROCESS IS 222444


The top 20 A1 vocabulary:

are, game, is, life, name, people, problem, question, students, thing, things, time, work


21 SERVICE IS 216709
22 TEAM IS 206713
23 POINT IS 201606
24 WORLD IS 201555
25 ANSWER IS 196773
26 BOOK IS 194917
27 PRODUCT IS 193794
28 SITE IS 191835
29 RESULT IS 189875
30 PRODUCTS ARE 185661
31 WATER IS 183577
32 OPTION IS 180254
33 AREA IS 174191
34 PERSON IS 170608
35 PROJECT IS 168746
36 COURSE IS 166781
37 CHILDREN ARE 163554
38 BUSINESS IS 158240
39 LINE IS 157259
40 OTHERS ARE 156194
41 BODY IS 153957
42 STORY IS 151783
43 ISSUE IS 150981
44 WOMEN ARE 145985
45 VALUE IS 145633
46 SERVICES ARE 144835
47 NUMBER IS 144325
48 HOUSE IS 142292
49 PART IS 141886
50 MARKET IS 141576
51 COMPANIES ARE 141550
52 NEWS IS 140672
53 CHANCES ARE 140489
54 CHILD IS 138956
55 CAR IS 137950
56 IDEA IS 137898
57 RESULTS ARE 137000
58 TRUTH IS 136838
59 PLAN IS 134179
60 DESIGN IS 132994
61 MONEY IS 132126
62 DAY IS 132000
63 PROPERTY IS 130191
64 PRICE IS 128990
65 FOOD IS 128018
66 EXPERIENCE IS 126270
67 JOB IS 125397
68 MAN IS 124731
69 CASE IS 124056
70 TECHNOLOGY IS 123554
71 YEAR IS 123439
72 STEP IS 121689
73 GROUP IS 121581
74 RATE IS 121522
75 OPTIONS ARE 121017
76 CONTENT IS 120600
77 SCHOOL IS 120349
78 EVENT IS 120337
79 METHOD IS 119842
80 LIST IS 118948
81 WEBSITE IS 118184
82 DIFFERENCE IS 117615
83 CITY IS 117484
84 GOVERNMENT IS 117352
85 KIDS ARE 117169
86 MEMBERS ARE 115469
87 SOLUTION IS 112847
88 MODEL IS 112314
89 SPACE IS 110551
90 FILE IS 109811
91 HOME IS 107609
92 PRICES ARE 107507
93 CHANGE IS 106886
94 INDUSTRY IS 106135
95 CODE IS 105747
96 PROGRAMS ARE 104749
97 CARD IS 104531
98 APPROACH IS 103407
99 CUSTOMERS ARE 102339
100 GUYS ARE 102284