Grammar Video|Pre-Int|4. Questions With and Without Auxiliaries


Subject Questions

Pre-Intermediate

Questions can be built in 2 different ways

Examples

Can you answer these questions?

Why do some people learn faster than others?

When did you have your first English class?

Who taught you how to write?

Which subject made you stressed?

Forms

Special questions Question to the subject General questions
Question word + Auxiliary verb + Subject + Main Verb Question word + Main verb Auxiliary verb + Subject + Main Verb
When did you buy this dress? Who works at the hospital? Do you like chocolate?

Usage

🔹Add do/does/did before the subject in the question when you ask about details (special information)
When did you have your first English class?
Where does he find interesting books?
What are you reading?
— A book.

🔹Keep the main verb only (without do/does/did) if there’s no subject in the question except for wh-words (who/what/which) Who — for people, What — for things
Who taught you how to write?
— My mom did.

Who knows more about old cars?
— Mike does.

🔹Start your Yes/No question with an auxiliary verb when you ask about general information
Do you speak Chinese?
— Yes, I do. / No, I don’t.


Make questions with who or what

Example:

1. Somebody hit me.

2. I hit somebody.

Who hit you?

Who did you hit?


Put the words in the correct order and make questions

Choose the correct questions using the following prompts. You should ask a question about the word highlighted

Writing


Complete the following sentences using do, does or did

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  1. 1. Grammar video|Pre-Int|1. May or Might
  2. 2. Grammar video|Pre-Int|2. Modal Verbs (Have to, Don't have to, Must, Mustn't)
  3. 3. Grammar video|Pre-Int|3. Should, shouldn't
  4. 4. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|4. Questions With and Without Auxiliaries
  5. 5. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|5. Word Order in Questions
  6. 6. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|6. Conjunctions
  7. 7. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|7. Relative Clauses
  8. 8. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|8. Reported Speech
  9. 9. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|9. Expressing Movements
  10. 10. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|10. Passive voice
  11. 11. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|11. Phrasal Verbs
  12. 12. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|12. So Neither + Auxiliary
  13. 13. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|13. Used to
  14. 14. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|14. Uses of the infinitive
  15. 15. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|15. Verb + ing
  16. 16. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|16. Present Simple
  17. 17. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|17. Past Simple
  18. 18. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|18. Present Continuous
  19. 19. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|19. Past Continuous
  20. 20. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|20. Present Perfect
  21. 21. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|21. Be going to
  22. 22. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|22. Will
  23. 23. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|23. Present Continuous for Future
  24. 24. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|24. Quantifiers
  25. 25. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|25. Something, anything, nothing, etc.
  26. 26. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|26. Comparatives
  27. 27. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|27. Superlatives
  28. 28. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|28. First Conditional
  29. 29. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|29. Second Conditional
  30. 30. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|30. Past Perfect Simple