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Dear colleagues, I have tried to cover maximum area of tag question. If you find any lacking, please mention and inform me through no. Your valuable suggestion is essential to make it a standard digital content. Thanking you Hasan Cambrian Special Note: Students are advised to write the statement in the answer scripts then to add tag, It is mentioned that tag answer should be underlined.
Introduction Md. Hasan Hafizur Rahman Lecturer & Head of the Department (English) Cambrian School & College Campus-5, Dhaka English 2 nd Paper Class-9-10 Grammar
Bag Tag A bag with a tag.
He is a student, What is this? Question Tag. isn’t he?
Our Today’s Class is on Tag questions English 2 nd Paper Unit-8, part-1 Tag questions English 2 nd Paper Unit-8, part-1
Learning Outcomes After we have studied this lesson, we will be able to- define question tag identify tag operators know how to add tag different use of tag After we have studied this lesson, we will be able to- define question tag identify tag operators know how to add tag different use of tag
What is a Tag question? He is Jisan, isn’t he? A tag question is a question that is used at the end of a statement to get the support from the listener. Adding something with other Tag
A computer operator. Am, is, are,was, were, shall, should, will, would, can, could, may, might, have, has, had, must, ought, dare, need. Do, does & did (Used in action verbs) Tag question operators
Am not = aren’t/ain’t Is not= isn’t Are not= aren’t Was not= wasn’t Were not= weren’t Will not= won’t Shall not= shan’t Can not= can’t Could not= couldn’t May not= mayn’t Might not= mightn’t Am not = aren’t/ain’t Is not= isn’t Are not= aren’t Was not= wasn’t Were not= weren’t Will not= won’t Shall not= shan’t Can not= can’t Could not= couldn’t May not= mayn’t Might not= mightn’t Must not= mustn’t Has not= hasn’t Have not= haven’t Had not= hadn’t Do not= don’t Does not= doesn’t Did not= didn’t Ought not= oughtn’t Dare not= daren’t Need not= needn’t Must not= mustn’t Has not= hasn’t Have not= haven’t Had not= hadn’t Do not= don’t Does not= doesn’t Did not= didn’t Ought not= oughtn’t Dare not= daren’t Need not= needn’t Tag question basic/contraction form of the operators.
Mahbuba is our good friend, isn’t she?
How to form a tag question? 1. Structure in positive statement Statement +, + operator +n’t+ subject (pronoun) +? Hasan is a truthful boy, 2. Structure in negative statement Statement +, + operator + subject (pronoun) +? She is not my mother, isn’t he? is she?
Talib is a smart boy, isn’t he?
Add tag to the following 1. Rubina was a brilliant student, __________? wasn’t she 2. You were not a player,__________? were you 3. They are our guests,_____________? aren’t they 4. We cannot do this now,_________? can we 5. He may come tomorrow,__________?mayn’t he 6. We should not disobey our parents,___________?should we 7. You could do it easily,_____________? couldn’t you 8. They must not play bad,__________?must they 9. I have a pen, _______?don’t I 10. You had better go,_____________? hadn’t you
How will you add tag, if there is no operator in the sentence? My mother cooks very well, We play football regularly, He went to market yesterday, 1.If there is V 1 with ‘s/es’, add tag with doesn’t/does, 2. If you find V 1 without ‘s/es’, add tag with ‘don’t/do’, 3. If you find V 2, add tag with ‘didn’t/did’ as operator. Notes doesn’t she? don’t we? didn’t he?
Every mother loves her child, don’t they?
Nobody believes a liar,do they?
Exceptions If you find ‘s/es after everybody, everyone, nobody, no one, somebody, some one, one, none, the above rules will not be effective. In that place you have to add ‘don’t they/do they’ Everyone respects him, Nobody likes a man of bad temper, don’t they? do they?
Notice carefully never, rarely, seldom, hardly, barely and scarcely are-- treated as negative though they appear to be positive. Positive tag He never came again, did he? She can rarely come these days, can she? You hardly ever came late, did you? I barely know you, do I? You would scarcely expect her to come, would you?
More exceptions I have a few money, a few, a little = Affirmative few, little = Negative I have few money, There is a little water in the jar, isn’t there? There is little water in the jar, is there? don’t I/haven’t I ? do I/ have I?
I need your help, don’t I? She needs a pen, doesn’t she? Action /do verb don’t/doesn’t +? But You need not worry, need you? Modal verb need + Sub(pronoun) +? I need not go there, need I?
If I had any scope, I’d visit London, wouldn’t I? Last year I’d visited London, hadn’t I? Follow I’d visit = I would+ v 1 I’d visited = I had+ v 3 Subordinate clause Principal clause
Tag question in imperative sentence Follow me, will you?
Don’t stop, will you? Go on, will you? Kindly do me a favour, will you? Please help me, will you?
Let me say something,will you? Let him go,will you? Let them enjoy the game, will you? Exception in one place Let us settle the matter, shall we? Let’s go out for a walk,shall we?
Good bye (I bide good bye), don’t I? Hasan, (He is Hasan), isn’t he? Who cares (Nobody cares), do they? Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good night, thank you, ( I bide / wish / say…) don’t I? Yes, (Yes, it is) isn’t it? No, (No, it is not) is it?
Group Work Group 1 & 2 Write the tag operators and their contraction forms Group 3 & 4 Write the exceptional use of tag question
Evaluation Answer the following questions. What is a Tag question? Why is a Tag question used for? What Tag question is used for ‘nobody’? What is the rule of using Tag question in a complex sentence? What is the exceptional use of Tag question in imperative sentence?
Home Work : You want to visit the zoo with me,___________? : yes. You told me that after the exam you would take me to the zoo,___________? : My exam ended yesterday. : OK. I will take you to the zoo now,__________? : Get ready soon,__________? : OK. I am ready,__________? : Let’s go,__________?