called Another skier called the paramedics. had No, they didn’t. They had a flat tire. Who called Ouch! Who called for help? how did you hurt So, how did you hurt yourself? Did the paramedics arrive ? Did the paramedics arrive quickly? What happened? wasn’t careful didn’t see I wasn’t careful. I didn’t see the tree.
Was he careful? Did you see the sign? Yes/No Questions Use did + subject + base form for yes/no questions in the simple past, except for the verb be.
Did they have fun? Was it heavy? Were you afraid? he/practice you/afraid they/have fun Practice 1 Did he practice? Use the words above the pictures to make yes/no questions in the past. it/heavy Example:
Wh- Question Word Order Whendidthe ambulance Wheredidthe accident happen? Whodidyou arrive? call? Wh- Word DidSubject Base Form of Verb
did How did they ? did Where did she ? falls fall Wh- Questions 1 meet met Most wh-questions in the past use a base form verb with did.
Wherehappen Where did the accident happen? Why did Ben and Lee fall? When did Hector have an accident? Practice 2 Make wh- questions for the colored parts of the answers. on the first floor Example: The accident happened on the first floor. the paramedics 1. Ali called the paramedics. yesterday 2. Hector had an accident yesterday. because they weren’t careful 3. Lee and Ben fell because they weren’t careful. Who did Ali call?
Wh- Questions 2 Do not use did in wh- questions in the past when the question is about the subject. A vase A vase fell on my head. Subject What What fell on your head? Subject Do not use did in wh- questions in the past when the question is about the subject.
Be Careful! Do not use did in wh- questions with be. was I was in the mountains. Be Verb were Where were you? Be Verb Do not use did in wh- questions with be.
Short and Long Answers 1 Did it hurt? Yes, it did. It was very painful. Yes, it did. It was very painful. We use short and long answers to yes/no questions.
Short and Long Answers 2 What did you do? Cried. I cried like a baby. Cried. I cried like a baby. We also use short and long answers to wh- questions.
Practice 3 Ask and answer the questions below with a partner. Use short and long answers. 1.How was your weekend? 2.What did you do? 3.Did you have fun? 4.Where did you go? 5.Did you do any homework? 6.Who were you with?