Presentation on theme: "TAG QUESTIONS You speak English, don't you?"— Presentation transcript:
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 / NegativeHe’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 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, ____________________ ?