Unformatted text preview: . John is not an accountant, is he? You do n’t like classical music, do you? NOT like you? She has n’t been playing tennis, has she? The students could n’t do the test, could they? Using tag questions a TO CHECK SOMETHING You play football, do n’t you? John doesn’t like milk, does he? b WHEN YOU WANT SOMEONE TO DO SOMETHING It’s a lovely day, is n’t it? I want you to agree. You’re a mechanic, are n’t you? I want help with my car. c TO SHOW SURPRISE (WITH NEGATIVE STATEMENTS ONLY) You don’t play football, do you? I have just learnt that you play football, but this surprises me....
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- Spring '10
- American football, Tag question, tag questions