Yes/No questions and short answers - be

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be (am, are, is) - Questions without questions words and answers
be (am, are, is) - Questions with questions words and answers
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Yes/No questions - be (am, are, is)

Subject and verb change their position in statement and question.

statement You are from Germany.
question Are you from Germany?

We always use the short answer, not only "Yes" or "No".

If the answer is "Yes", we always use the long form.
Example: Yes, I am.

If the answer is "No", we either use the long or the contracted form (short form).
Example: No, I am not - No, I'm not.

you from Germany? Yes, I am.
No, I am not.
'm not.
he your friend? Yes, he is.
Peter and John from England? Yes, they are.
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