Questions Tags

Questions Tags  


1- Questions Tags Definition in English:


- Use question tags "with a falling intonation" to check facts. They are made with auxiliary verbs.



-Use a negative tag with a positive sentence and a positive tag with a negative sentence .



2- Questions Tags Form:

A Positive Statement "question tag negative " :
You are Adam, aren't you?
B Negative  Statement "question tag positive " :
She isn't Sarah, is she?

 3- Questions Tags Examples:

-Verb to be :



• I am .... aren't I?
• She isn't ... is she?
• You were ... weren't you?

-Verb Can:

• We can ... can't we?


• She couldn't ... could she


• I do ... don't I?

• She swims ... doesn't she?

• We ate ... didn't we?

• They didn't see ... did they?

Verb Have :


• You haven't got ... have you?

• She has eaten ... hasn't she? 


-When have is a full verb use auxiliary Do for example :

They have dinner ... don't they?

 4- Tables Questions Tags Examples:



Sentences
Questions Tags
Answers
I am eating salad .
Are you eating salad?
Yes , I am . / No, I am not .
I was working .
Were you working ?

Yes, I was . / No, I wasn’t .
She is reading a book.
Is she reading a book ?

Yes, he is . / No , he isn’t .
They are playing .
Are they playing ?
Yes, they are .
No , they aren’t .
We were studying .
Were you studying ?
Yes ,we were .
No, we weren’t .


Sentences
Questions Tags
Answers
Yes , I have .
/ No, I haven’t .
Have you got a boat ?
I have got a boat .
Yes, he has .
/ No, he hasn’t .
Has he got a boat ?


He has got a boat .
Yes , we had .
/ No, we hadn’t .
Had you got a boat ?


We had got a boat .

Sentences
Questions Tags
Answers
Yes , I can . / No , I can’t .
Can you drive a car?
I can drive a car .
Yes , you should .
/ No , you shouldn’t .

Should I read books ?

You should read books .
Yes , I will . / No , I won’t
Will you play tennis ?

I will play tennis .





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