AUXILIARIES: ( Helping verbs ) wereWasAmAreIs To Be” Verb DidDoesDo To Do Verb HadHasHave To Have Verb wouldCouldShouldMaymustcan Model verbs
A yes / no question is a question that can be answered with yes or no. To make a yes / no question reverse the order of the subject and the auxiliary verb ( helping verb ).
AnswersQuestionStatement Yes, he is. No, he isn't. Is Elliot reading a book?Elliot is reading a book. Yes, they are. No, they are not. Are they from Greece?They are from Greece. Yes, I have No, I have not Have you finished your homework? I have finished my homework Yes, I will. No, I will not. Will you call me when you get home You will call me when you get home. Yes, we should. No, we should not. Should we take the early morning flight? We should take the early morning flight.
To make questions, add DO, DOES, or DID, reverse the order of subject and the helping verb, and then use the main verb in its base form. AnswerquestionStatement Yes, I do. No, I don't. Do you eat breakfast at 7 a.m.? I eat breakfast at 7 a.m. Yes, I do. No, I don't. Do you start work at 8 p.m.? I start work at 8 p.m. Yes, it does. No, it doesn't. Does it take an hour to walk home? It takes an hour to walk home. Yes, we did. No, we did not Did you enjoy the movie? We enjoyed the movie.
Exercises Mr. Chen had arrived in Toronto. = He’s smiling at the teacher. = We’ve all been here before. = You could buy me a coffee.
Answers Had Mr. Chen arrived in Toronto? Is he smiling at the teacher? Have we all been here before? Could you buy me a coffee?
She plays tennis often. They love to go for walks on the Bruce Trail. You wanted to be rich. Teachers empower their students. He spent a lot of money
Answers Does she play …? Do they love to go …? Did you want …? Do teachers empower …? Did he spend …?
Questions can ask for information. You ask for information using WH- question words (who, what, where, how, whose, why, and when). A strategy to make a WH – question : QUASM: QU estion word A uxiliary verb S ubject M ain verb
WH- Word Where Information about place What Information about things Why Information about the reason for something When Information about time How Information about the manner or way in which something is done Who (subject) Information about people Whose Information about possession (who the owner is)
ComplementMAIN VERB SUBJECTAUXILIARY VERB QUESTION WORD ?workyoudoWhere from work ? get homeyoudidWhen now?doingyouareWhat At this school ? workedYour teacher hasHow long Our English ? improveweCouldHow Wet ?the roadiswhy To the party ? inviteyouwillwho
The hotel is on Douglas Street. ( Where ) Where is the hotel? My name is Rachael. ( What ) What is your name? The road is wet because it was just raining. ( why ) Why is the road wet?
I get up at 7:00 every morning.( when ) When do you get up? I drink my coffee with milk and sugar. ( How ) How do you drink your coffee?
Homework Write five sentences and then make them negative.