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  1. 1. HOW LONG…? HOW FAR…? HOW OLD…? HOW MUCH…? HOW MANY…? HOW OFTEN…? HOW + adjectives / adverbs
  2. 2. How long…? <ul><li>To ask about a period of time. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How long does it take to get to London? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How long will the journey take? About two hours. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How far…? <ul><li>To ask about the distance from one place to another. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How far is your house from the library? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How far is it from Santander to Madrid? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How often…? <ul><li>To ask about the number of times something happen. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How often do you go to the cinema? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How often does your brother play tennis? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How much…? <ul><li>To ask about the prize of something. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How much did you pay for that computer? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>With an uncountable noun to ask the amount of something. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How much milk is there in the fridge? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How many…? <ul><li>With a plural noun to ask about numbers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How many are in your class? Twenty two. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How many people went to the party? 37. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How old…? <ul><li>To ask about someone’s age. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ How old are you?” 47 next birthday. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How old were you when you went to live in Edimburgh? I was twelve. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. How + adjectives / adverbs <ul><li>To ask about the degree of a quality that someone or something has. </li></ul><ul><li>How tall / How good / How deep / </li></ul><ul><li>How hot / How wide / How long / </li></ul><ul><li>How well / How big / How high …? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>How tall is John? Very tall, nearly two metres. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How deep is the Mediterranean Sea? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How hot is the surface of the Sun? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How well do you know your Spanish History? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How wide does the Amazon river get? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How high is Mount Everest? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How fast can you run the 100 metres? </li></ul></ul>

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