1 It’s a beautiful day, isn’t it? 2 He goes to work on foot, doesn’t he? 3 They play with friends after school, don’t they?
1 It isn’t a beautiful day, is it? 2 He doesn’t go to work on foot, does he? 3 They don’t play with friends after school, do they?
1 He has a new car, doesn’t he? 2 They have been to London, haven’t they? Rarely Hardly Never They rarely watch TV, do they?
1 There is a nice gallery in the town, isn’t there? 2 There are many shops in the town, aren’t there? 3 This is Tom’s house, isn’t it?
1 It was a lovely party, wasn’t it? 2 He went to work on foot, didn’t he? 3 They played with friends after school, didn’t they?
1 It wasn’t a lovely party, was it? 2 He didn’t go to work on foot, did he? 3 They didn’t play with friends after school, did they?
1 He had breakfast, didn’t he? 2 They had been to London before, hadn’t they? Rarely Hardly Never They rarely watched TV, did they?
1 There was a nice gallery in the town, wasn’t there? 2 There were many shops in the town, weren’t there? 3 This was Tom’s house, wasn’t it?
FUTURE TENSES IMPERATIVES
1 She will come, won’t she? 2 Be quiet, will you? 3 Don’t yell at me, will you? 4 Let’s order a pizza, shall we?
1 She can speak Chinese, can’t she? 2 He must be here, mustn’t he? 3 We should write the report today, shouldn’t we? 4 We can’t take pictures in a gallery, can we?
We’re sure of the answer, the voice goes down in the question tag. It’s a horrible day, isn’t it? We ‘re not sure of the answer, the voice goes up in the question tag. The play is at 7 o’clock, isn’t it?
C ONCLUSION We use question tags to ask for confirmation or agreement. After affirmative statements we use a negative question tag. After negative statements we use a positive question tag.
I´m too fat ________? End
John has got lots of friends, _________? End
On Saturdays my parents go for a walk, _________? End
Mary looks so tired, _________? End
We´ve studied a lot, _______? End
They´ve watered the garden, ________? End
She won´t come back late, ________? End
My mother and my father will visit us, ________? End