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  1. 1. Page 1 Questions by M. Machado & Y.Sivira Ch 4 TG
  2. 2. Page 2 Yes/No Questions  Copular Be Is he a teacher?  Modal Could + verb Could you do the homework?  Aux is + verb (present participle) Is she reading right now?  Aux have + verb (past participle) Has the professor read the essay?
  3. 3. Page 3 Yes/No Questions  Do insertion He runs everyday (statement) Does he run everyday? (question)  Positive and Negative Yes/No questions Positive Negative Have you been here before? Haven’t you been here before? Are you coming? Aren’t you coming?
  4. 4. Page 4 Yes/No Questions  Expressing Annoyance Can’t you ever be quite?  Positive Polarity Items (someone, somebody, already) Didn’t somebody call him?  Reduced yes/no questions  Elliptical  Declarative
  5. 5. Page 5 Yes/No Questions  Elliptical Yes/No Questions  Omit auxiliary verbs and copular form of Be Are you coming to the game? ----> You coming to the game? Has she been talking to Lily? ----> She been talking to Lily?
  6. 6. Page 6 Yes/No Questions Declarative Yes/No questions  To check some piece of information A: the food there is great B: You’ve eaten there before?  Repeat something someone has said in order to confirm it A: I lost my job yesterday B: You lost your job?  Express surprise or amazement A: I can’t believe we lost after being up by 10 points. B: You lost the game?!
  7. 7. Page 7 Tag Questions  Opposite Polarity Tag Questions  If the stem is positive then the tag is negative, and if the stem is negative, the tag is positve. Laura can come -----> Laura can come, can’t she? She isn’t Venezuelan -----> She isn’t Venezuelan, is she?  Do insertion She likes him ------> She likes him, doesn’t she?
  8. 8. Page 8 Tag Questions  Same Polarity Tag Questions  Both the stem and the tag are positve. So, that’s your little game, is it? Well, you won’t get away with it.  Can express imperative statement expressing urgency, polite request and suggestion.  Hurry up, will you!!----> Imperative statement expressing urgency  Open the window, will you? ---> Polite Request  I think it’s time to study for the exam, shall we? ---> Suggestion
  9. 9. Page 9 Tag Questions  Exclamations  What a great movie that is! Oh! What a great movie, isn’t it?  Demand Agreement Do you love it, or what?!
  10. 10. Page 10 Wh Questions Question Answer Example What Object What are you watching? I am watching a movie Who Person/subject Who did you see? I saw someone Who needs a lift? Someone needs a lift
  11. 11. Page 11 Wh Questions Embeded Questions Only wh movement is applied Examples • I have no idea how much this sandwich costs • I want to know what she was doing • I want to know where she is going
  12. 12. Page 12 Wh Questions Information Questions Question Answer Example Whose Person Whose book was stolen? Someone’s book… What Object What did she want? Where Place Where did john go? He went somewhere How Directions/ Feelings/process How did they do it? They did it somehow
  13. 13. Page 13 Wh Questions Repeat Please Questions Question Example When a. When did Susan come? b. She came this morning a. She came when?
  14. 14. Page 14 Wh Questions Elaborate Please Questions It is used… Example The asker needs more information a. Hey, that student over there did not do homework? b. Which student?
  15. 15. Page 15 Wh Questions Teaching Questions Yes/No questions • Twenty questions • What’s my line • Making Excuses • Addressing stage 3 problems • Role Play Wh questions Forming wh questions Quiz show What are you doing?
  16. 16. Page 16 Activity
  17. 17. Page 17 Activity • A young man. • Two rooms and some simple furniture. • Six miles. • Yes. • No. • Wood. • Some trees. • It’s cold and windy. • Six. • In 1975. Taken from https://www.teachingenglish.org. uk Write questions for these answers

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