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4 The Simple Present:

Yes / No Questions

Home Life
Survey

Focus on Grammar 1
Part IV, Unit 10
By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells
Copyright 2006. Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
Home
Home Life
Life Survey
Survey
Questionnaire
Living at Home
Magazine

Thank you!

10.
1. Do
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7. Do
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clean
cook
wash
do your our
everyday?
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every Life Survey.
day?
hand?
hand?
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YES Home
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8.YES
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5.
2. Does
Does
Does anyone
oranyone
anyone help with
NO. help
help with the
with the dishes?
the laundry?
cooking?
floors?

YES
YES
YES
YES NO
NO
NO
NO
6.Heres
9.
12.
3. Do youyour
use first
have question:
aamicrowave
washing
vacuum machine?
dishwasher?
cleaner?
oven?
YES
YES
YES
NO
NO
Form 1
To form yes / no questions, use
do or does + a subject + the base form.

subject
do, base
does form

Do you cook everyday?

Does anyone help with the cooking?


Form 2

Note the use of do and does.

do

Do _____
I clean the floors every day?
you
we
they
Form 3

Note the use of do and does.

does
Does he clean the floors everyday?
she
it
Practice 1 Fill in the blanks with do
or does.

Example:
________
Do you dust the furniture a lot?

Does
1. ________ your family use the microwave
oven a lot?
Do
2. ________ you have a washing machine?
Does
3. ________ your son wash the windows?
Does
4. ________ your daughter watch TV a lot?
Does
5. ________ each person in your family help out around
the house?
Telephone Survey
Do
Good Do you
you put
No,
Do
morning. an
he
you
haveImelectric
doesnt.
use
adoing a He uses
No,
If you are married, I dont,
does but
THANK
telephone blanket
YOU!!!
his
survey
microwave old
tissues?
foron
Yes, your
I do!
handkerchiefs.
oven?Living I I do.
your husband my sister
use Yes,
has
Hello?
bed
at Home in the winter?
magazine. use it all
May I the
tissues? one and she
ask you a few questions? time!
Well, sure. Go
ahead.
Short Answers
We usually use short answers in
conversations.

No,
Yes,
Yes!
I Idont.
do.
Long Answers

Sometimes we use long answers.

Yes.
INo,
usehe
my doesnt
coffee
maker
use tissues.
all the
time!
Be Careful!
Dont use a form of be to make a question
in the simple present.

Do
Are you
you use
use an
electric blanket
when its cold?
Look at the pictures. Make one yes/no

Practice 2
question for each picture. Use different
subjects and verbs. Then work with a
partner. Ask your questions. Respond
using short answers.

Example:
Remember: Do / Does + subject + base form
Does
Do
Do you
Does your
you have
your brother
have
brother
drive
aacar
aacar
?car Yes,
No,
No,he
Yes, Ihe
Idont.
does.
dont.
does.
drivecar ? ??

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