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What is a
Tag
Question?
By: Lea D. Camacho
Learning Objectives:
At the end of the discussion, the
students are expected to:
–Identify what is a tag question;
–Make an example of a tag
question; and
–Create a dialogue using a tag
question
What is a Tag Question?
Tag Question
• A structure added at the end
of a statement to turn it to a
question
• Formed by
two words,
a VERB
and
a PRONOUN
Rule No. 1
• Verb in tag expression is the
same in tense and number as
the verb in the statement.
Example:
You do not have a pencil,
do you?
Rule No. 2
• Note that when the statement
is affirmative, the tag question
is negative.
Example:
It rains in Manila, doesn’t it?
Affirmative Negative
Rule No. 3
• When the statement is
negative, the tag question is
affirmative.
Example:
They do not have books, do they?
Negative Affirmative
Rule No. 4
• The pronoun in the tag
question should agree with
the subject of the statement in
number and in gender.
Example:
Lea knows her duty, doesn’t
she?
Feminine Feminine
Singular Singular
Rule No. 5
• The verb of the tag question
should agree with the verb of
the statement in tense.
Example:
Ana works here, doesn’t she?
Present Present
Tense Tense
Other Tips:
• The tag question ends with a
pronoun.
• A comma separates the tag
question from the statement.
Now.. Try This.
Identify if this is a correct one:
1.She works here yesterday,
didn’t she?
2.It rains in Manila, doesn’t it?
3.Your parents know about
this, do they?
References:
• Mendoza,R.L.Essential English.Worktext
in English for Grade IV. (1st
Edition) RBSI
Sampaloc, Manila pp. 110-111

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What is a tag question

  • 2. Learning Objectives: At the end of the discussion, the students are expected to: –Identify what is a tag question; –Make an example of a tag question; and –Create a dialogue using a tag question
  • 3. What is a Tag Question?
  • 4. Tag Question • A structure added at the end of a statement to turn it to a question • Formed by two words, a VERB and a PRONOUN
  • 5. Rule No. 1 • Verb in tag expression is the same in tense and number as the verb in the statement. Example: You do not have a pencil, do you?
  • 6. Rule No. 2 • Note that when the statement is affirmative, the tag question is negative. Example: It rains in Manila, doesn’t it? Affirmative Negative
  • 7. Rule No. 3 • When the statement is negative, the tag question is affirmative. Example: They do not have books, do they? Negative Affirmative
  • 8. Rule No. 4 • The pronoun in the tag question should agree with the subject of the statement in number and in gender. Example: Lea knows her duty, doesn’t she? Feminine Feminine Singular Singular
  • 9. Rule No. 5 • The verb of the tag question should agree with the verb of the statement in tense. Example: Ana works here, doesn’t she? Present Present Tense Tense
  • 10. Other Tips: • The tag question ends with a pronoun. • A comma separates the tag question from the statement.
  • 11. Now.. Try This. Identify if this is a correct one: 1.She works here yesterday, didn’t she? 2.It rains in Manila, doesn’t it? 3.Your parents know about this, do they?
  • 12. References: • Mendoza,R.L.Essential English.Worktext in English for Grade IV. (1st Edition) RBSI Sampaloc, Manila pp. 110-111