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Embedded question


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Embedded question

  1. 1. GROUP 5
  3. 3. Question <ul><li>Could you explain to us about our question below! Does the sentence means to “Embedded Question?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Do you know what the new product is like? ” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Answer <ul><li>The sentence above is composed of the main clause  </li></ul><ul><li>(basic sentence) . </li></ul><ul><li>The phrase  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;what the new product is like&quot; is embedded question.   </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHY EMBEDDED ? <ul><li>In this sentence, the embedded question was contained in the basic sentence of interrogative sentence (Embedded question in a question). </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ EMBEDDED QUESTION “ <ul><li>Embedded questions  are questions within another statement or question. They function as noun clauses and as such should generally follow  statement , not question, order. An Embedded Questions also may calls A question that appears in a declarative statement or in another question. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE PATTERN <ul><li>Main clause + question word + subject + verb + ... Main clause + question word + word + subject + auxiliary verb +  not  + .. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Example <ul><li>Could you tell me what the new product is like ? </li></ul><ul><li>Mario told me why he hasn’t decided to get married yet. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want to know where I was last night? </li></ul><ul><li>Could you tell me what IS the new product like? </li></ul><ul><li>Mario told me why HASN’T he decided to get married yet. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want to know where WAS I last night? </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE CONCLUSION <ul><li>1. Main clause can be any arbitrary tense and sentence types (interrogative sentence, positive and negative). </li></ul><ul><li>2. The word is also free to ask, as long as the sentence context to be conveyed. </li></ul><ul><li>3. All the tense can be used in the embedded question, as long as the question is NOTembedded interrogative sentence, and throughout the follow tense sequences.  </li></ul><ul><li>For example: if the main clause in the past tense, do not use embedded in the simple present tense, or in simple future tense. </li></ul>
  10. 10. THANK YOU 