Subject And Object Questions

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Subject And Object Questions

  1. 1. Questions Subject and Object Questions
  2. 2. Questions: Order <ul><li>The usual word order in questions is the following one: </li></ul><ul><li>Question word + auxiliary or modal verb+subject + main verb in the infinitive form without to + question word : </li></ul><ul><li>What do you do for a living? I am an English teacher . </li></ul><ul><li>If it is a Yes/No question, we simply omit the question word: </li></ul><ul><li>Are you coming to the party tonight? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Subject questions <ul><li>When the question word (who, what, which, how many, etc.) is the subject of the question, we do not need an auxiliary or modal verb, we simply write either the present or past simple in its suitable form: </li></ul><ul><li>Who invented the telephone? A. G. Bell invented the telephone. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Object questions <ul><li>If the question word is the object of the question, the question word order is the usual one: </li></ul><ul><li>Who does she look like? She looks like her father. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you usually do in your spare time? </li></ul><ul><li>I like reading, trekking, skiing. </li></ul>

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