Thursday, November 14, 2013

An overview of yes/no questions



 YES/ NO QUESTIONS


Hi Beg 15 students..

Here is an overview of Yes No questions in a wide variety of tenses(http://esl.about.com/od/grammarstructures/a/Yes-No-Questions.htm),
but I put here only some of them.



Present Simple
Do / Does + S + Verb? - (Do you like ice cream?)
Yes, I do.
No, I don't.
Yes, he / she / it does.
No, he / she / it doesn't.
Yes, we / you / they do.
No, we / you / they don't.


Present Continuous
Am / Is / Are + S + Verb + ing? - (Are they studying English?)
Yes, I am.
No, I'm not.
Yes, he / she / it is.
No, he / she / it isn't.
Yes, we / you / they are.
No, we / you / they aren't.

Past Simple
Did + S + Verb? - (Did she stay in New York?)
Yes, I / you / he / she / it / we / you /they did.
No, I I / you / he / she / it / we / you /they didn't.

Past Continuous
Was / Were + S + Verb + ing? - (Were they working at three in the afternoon?)
Yes, I was.
No, I wasn't.
Yes, he / she / it was.
No, he / she / it wasn't
.
Yes, we / you / they were.
No, we / you / they weren't.



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