May 102012
 

Yes/No Question:

S + Vmain2,ed                =>   Did   +   S   +   Vmaino … ?

S + Vmodal2  + Vmaino   =>   Vmodal2   +   S   +   Vo … ?

S  + was/were           =>   Was/were   +   S … ?

 

1/ Vmain         :    Did   +   S   +   Vmaino … ?

Ex:  Did he play football yesterday?

–    Did we play football yesterday?

2/ Vmodal       :    Vmodal2   +   S   +   Vmaino … ?

Ex:  Could he play football if he wasn’t busy yesterday?

–    Could we play football if we weren’t busy yesterday?

3/ Be :    Was/were   +   S … ?

Was + Ssingular                   Was he here yesterday?

Were + Splural                     Were we here yesterday?

Was + S = “I”                        Was I here yesterday?

Were + S = “You”               Were you here yesterday?

 

W-H Question: Who, What, When, Where, Why, How …

S + Vmain2,ed                =>   W-H + did + S + Vmaino … ?

S + Vmodal2  + Vmaino   =>   W-H + Vmodal2 + S + Vmaino … ?

S  + was/were          =>   W-H + was/were + S  … ?

Example:

1/ He    played    football yesterday.

 What

What did he play yesterday?

2/ We could   play      football yesterday.

What

What could we play yesterday?

3/ He   was     a good student last year.

Who

Who was he last year?

 

Exercise 1: Use the correct Verb form

1/                  John (watch)                      an action movie last night?

2/                  we (watch)                                     an action movie last night?

3/                  I (watch)                            an action movie last night?

4/                  you (watch)                                  an action movie last night?

5/                  John (can watch)                         this movie at home last night?

6/                we (can watch)                              this movie at home last night?

7/                  you (can watch)                           this movie at home last night?

8/                  John (be) at home last night?

9/                  we (be) at home last night?

10/               you (be) at home last night?

Exercise 2: Use the correct Verb form

1/                  John (buy)                         one apple everyday?

2/                  John (buy)                         one apple yesterday?

3/                  John (buy)                         one apple tomorrow?

4/                  we (buy)                            one apple everyday?

5/                  we (buy)                            one apple yesterday?

6/                  we (buy)                            one apple tomorrow?

7/                  John(be) at home everyday?

8/                  John (be) at home yesterday?

9/                   we (be) at home everyday?

10/                    we (be) at home yesterday?

 

Solution:

Exercise 1:

1/   Did        John      watch       an action movie last night?

2/   Did        we   watch             an action movie last night?

3/   Did         I       watch             an action movie last night?

4/   Did        you  watch             an action movie last night?

5/   Could    John     watch         this movie at home last night?

6/    Could we      watch             this movie at home last night?

7/    Could               you  watch             this movie at home last night?

8/   Was       John at home last night?

9/   Were     we at home last night?

10/ Were   you at home last night?

Exercise 2:

1/   Does      John         buy        one apple everyday?

2/   Did        John        buy         one apple yesterday?

3/   Will       John        buy         one apple tomorrow?

4/   Do          we          buy          one apple everyday?

5/   Did        we          buy          one apple yesterday?

6/   Will       we        buy                        one apple tomorrow?

7/   Are        John at home everyday?

8/   Was       John at home yesterday?

9/   Are         we at home everyday?

10/       Were      we at home yesterday?

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