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UNIT 5 Past Simple Questions. What questions can we ask about this sentence? Paul studied IT in Newcastle two years ago  Who…  Who studied IT in Newcastle?

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1 UNIT 5 Past Simple Questions

2 What questions can we ask about this sentence? Paul studied IT in Newcastle two years ago  Who…  Who studied IT in Newcastle?  What…  What did Paul study?  Where…  Where did Paul study?  When…  When did Paul study?

3 Past Simple Questions: Form  (Question word) + did + person + base verb  When did you see the movie? (not: did you saw)  Did they write their project?  How did she fix her computer?  Compare:  Who taught you Maths? (not: who did teach you…) – but:  Who did you teach Maths?

4 Past Simple Questions with Was / Were  Computer Architecture was Anna’s favourite lesson.  What was Anna’s favourite lesson?  We were at the classroom at 5 o’ clock.  Where were you at 5?

5 To sum up:  Past Simple questions are made with:  Did + person + base verb  What did you study?  Where did you buy this PC from?  Did she enjoy the class?  Questions with was or were don’t need did  Who was your favorite teacher?  Why were they late?

6 Finally, remember that:  When the verb of the question focuses on ‘Who’ or ‘What’ and not on another person (e.g. you, he, they, etc)…  …we don’t use did!  For example:  What happened? (not: What did happen)  Who phoned you last night? (not: who did phone you)


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