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A Friendly Visit 2 Greetingsspaceship broke Our fromWelcome to What is our Earth. down. Where are Why are you Our language far planet. your language? You are very is we? here? ₪. ButWould you like from home.some iced tea? I want to practice my English.
Function Wh- questions ask for information. They cannot be answered with a yes or no.Where are you We are from from? Yes. Earth.
Singular and Plural Use is for singular subjects and are for plural subjects. singularWhere is your spaceship? pluralWhat are your plans?
Who Who asks about people. personWho are you? personWho is your leader?
What What asks about things. thing What is your language? thingsWhat are your names?
Where Where asks about places.Where is your spaceship?Where are we?
WhyWhy asks for a reason. Why are you here? Why are their heads so small?
With a partner, read the Practice 1 answers and ask wh-questions.Example: Why areare they? What isis hehobby? Where they from? Who his happy? The United States.the moon. BecauseThey’rehobbyon soccer. they landed is His aliens.
ContractionsWe often use contractions for wh- questions with isin speaking and informal writing.Where’s the mustard?Where is What’s What is on TV?
Answers We usually give short answers to wh- questions. We can give long answers too. short long My skin is Igreen Because eat aWhy is your answer answer because I eat a lot of broccoli.skin green? lot of broccoli.
Use the clues to ask and Practice 2 answer wh- questions with a partner. Example: Who is he? He is a doctor. 1. spaceship 2. firefighterWhere is she?She is in a spaceship. Who is he? He is a fire fighter. 3. alien 4. he sees a spaceship What is he? Why is he scared? He is an alien. doctor He sees a spaceship.