Unit9 - Unit 9 MAKING QUESTIONS Question formation is usually different from the formation of statements We either change the word order or use do

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Question formation is usually different from the formation of statements. We either change the word order or use do . With be (Unit 16) Put the verb before the subject. STATEMENT They are French. QUESTION Are they French? STATEMENT His father’s name is Patrick. QUESTION What is his father’s name? With one-word verb formations Put the correct form of the verb do before the subject. Present tense: 3 rd person singular (Unit 2) STATEMENT She works in a bank. QUESTION Does she work in a bank? Present tense: all other persons STATEMENT They live near the airport. QUESTION Where do they live? Past tense: STATEMENT They left last week. QUESTION When did they leave? NOTICE: After do , use only the base form of the verb. We say: Does he work? NOT does he works Did she go? NOT did she goes Do can also be the lexical verb (Unit 3) of a sentence. For example: We say: What do you do? What
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Unit9 - Unit 9 MAKING QUESTIONS Question formation is usually different from the formation of statements We either change the word order or use do

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