2 Who… What… Where… When… What questions can we ask about this sentence? Paul studied IT in Newcastle two years agoWho…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 verbWhen 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 verbWhat did you study?Where did you buy this PC from?Did she enjoy the class?Questions with was or were don’t need didWho 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)