Unformatted text preview: AUXILIARY LEXICAL AUXILIARY Where shall I meet you? Is John coming to the party? No, he is not. He does not like parties, does he? Have they finished ? Yes, they have . We use auxiliary verbs to: • make a negative sentence (Unit 5) • make a question (Unit 9) • give a short answer (Unit 11) • make a tag question (Unit 12) • make passive sentences (Unit 43) • show what we feel about what we are saying (Unit 27) • and in continuous and perfect verb formations (Unit 15) To learn about do, have, be as auxiliaries, look at Unit 17. The other auxiliaries are called MODAL VERBS . You can learn about them in Unit 27....
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