Of all Modern English verbs, to be has the most forms: am, are, is, was, were, be, being, been. In addition, the helping verb will is used to form a future tense with be (e.g. I will be with you in a minute.)
My name (1) is Leon. I (2) was born in Canterbury. I have (3) been living in England for two years. I would like (4) to be able to speak fluent Chinese.
I wish I (5) were better at languages than I am.
In addition to (6) being a native speaker, I (7) am also a CELTA qualified EFL teacher.