Subject and object questions

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Subject and object questions

  1. 1. QuestionsQuestions Subject and Object QuestionsSubject and Object Questions
  2. 2. Questions: OrderQuestions: Order  This is the usual word order in question:This is the usual word order in question: Question word+auxiliary or modalQuestion word+auxiliary or modal verb+subject+main verb in the infinitive formverb+subject+main verb in the infinitive form without to+rest of the sentence+questionwithout to+rest of the sentence+question markmark:: What do you do for a living? I am an English teacher.  If it is a Yes/No question, we simply omit theIf it is a Yes/No question, we simply omit the question word:question word: Are you coming to the party tonight?Are you coming to the party tonight?
  3. 3. Subject questionsSubject questions  When the question word (who, what,When the question word (who, what, which, how much/many) is the subjectwhich, how much/many) is the subject of the question, we do not need anof the question, we do not need an auxiliary or modal verb, we simply writeauxiliary or modal verb, we simply write either the present or past simple in itseither the present or past simple in its suitable form:suitable form: WhoWho invented the telephone? A. G. Bellinvented the telephone? A. G. Bell invented the telephone.invented the telephone.
  4. 4. Object questionsObject questions  If the question word is the object ofIf the question word is the object of the question, the question word order isthe question, the question word order is the usual one:the usual one: Who does she look like? She looks likeWho does she look like? She looks like her father.her father. What do you usually do in your spareWhat do you usually do in your spare time?time? I like reading, trekking, skiing.I like reading, trekking, skiing.

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