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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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- Spring '10