When, where, how, why, what, could you tell me, can you tell me, do you know, isn't it, didn't they, etc. Discuss Wh questions, indirect questions, and tag questions.

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Kim Ha-na


Postby Kim Ha-na » Tue Oct 05, 2004 4:10 pm

< Do + subject + verb >

He eats some bread. => Does he eats some bread?
you like her. => Do you like her?

< Be + subject + verb >

She is a musician. => Is she a musician?
He is a programmer => Is he a programmer?


Winter starts (when). => When does winter start?

<Wh + is + subject>

She is (who). => Who is she?
Hospitar is (where). => Where is hospital?

< To make past tense questions, just change the verb tense >

Did you eat toast?

< Tenses other than present simple and past simple usually have an auxiliary verb which can be moved to form a quwstion >

She is writing a letter. => Is she writing a letter?
She has written a letter. => Has she written a letter?
she will write a letter. => Will she write a letter?

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Postby Jason M. Ham » Sat Oct 23, 2004 8:37 am

A: Do you remember the grammar point our class was supposed to post on?
B: Yes, I do. It was wish, right?
A: Yes, it was. What did you post on?
B: I posted on Wh statements and questions and Yes/No statements and questions.
A: Why did you do that? Was the assignment too confusing?
B: ...
continue... :)

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