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TAG QUESTIONS You speak English, don't you ? They are not really questions but are a way of asking the other person to make a comment and so keep the conversation.

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1 TAG QUESTIONS You speak English, don't you ? They are not really questions but are a way of asking the other person to make a comment and so keep the conversation open. The rules are not difficult to learn. Positive / Negative He’s a doctor, isn’t he? You work in a bank,don’t you?

2 TAG QUESTIONS Negative / Positive You haven’t met him, have you? She isn’t coming,is she?

3 TAG QUESTIONS With auxiliary verbs They’ve gone away for a few days, haven’t they? They weren’t here,were they? He had met him before, hadn’t he? This isn’t working,is it? He has been, hasn't he?

4 TAG QUESTIONS With ‘I am’ Be careful with question tags with sentences that start ‘I am’. The question tag for ‘I am’ is ‘aren’t I? I’m the fastest, aren’t I?

5 TAG QUESTIONS EXERCISE Complete the sentences below with the correct tag question: 1. Paul is a good singer, ____________________ ? 2. Betty and Susan are in New York, ____________________ ? 3. You love this picture, ____________________ ? 4. We know your parents, ____________________ ? 5. Jimmy doesn’t speak Italian, ____________________ ? 6. Beth wasn’t happy yesterday, ____________________ ? 7. The boys are playing football, ____________________ ? 8. Karin isn’t ready to move, ____________________ ? 9. There is enough food here, ____________________ ? 10. I am good at sports, ____________________ ? TAG QUESTIONS


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