QUESTION WORDS: PARTÍCULAS INTERROGATIVAS

QUESTION WORDS: PARTÍCULAS INTERROGATIVAS
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PARTICULA INTERROGATIVA ¿QUÉ, CUÁL? ¿CUÁNDO? ¿DÓNDE? ¿CUÁL? (Cuando hay elección entre varias cosas) ¿POR QUÉ? ¿QUIÉN? ¿A QUÉ HORA? ¿CÓMO? ¿CUÁNTO? (Incontables)

EJEMPLOS What's your name? (¿Cuál es tu nombre?) When is your birthday? (¿Cuándo es tu cumpleaños?) Where do you live? (¿Dónde vives?) Which color do you like? (¿Qué color te gusta?) Why are you sad? (¿Por qué estás triste?) Who is your teacher? (Quién es tu professor?) What time does your train leave? (¿A qué hora sale tu tren?) How are you? (¿Cómo estás?) How much milk is there in the fridge? (¿Cuánta leche hay en el frigo?) How many friends have you got? (¿Cuántos amigos tienes?) How old are you? (¿Cuántos años tienes?) How far is the train station? (¿A qué distancia está la estación?) How long has he studied English? (¿Durante cuánto tiempo ha estudiado él inglés? How often do you play tennis? (¿Con qué frecuencia juegas al tenis?) Whose car is this? (¿De quién es este coche?)

WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? WHICH?

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WHY? WHO? WHAT TIME? HOW? HOW MUCH? HOW MANY?

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¿CUÁNTO? (Contables) ¿CUÁNTOS AÑOS? ¿A QUÉ DISTANCIA? ¿DURANTE CUÁNTO TIEMPO? ¿CON QUÉ FRECUENCIA? ¿DE QUIÉN?

HOW OLD? HOW FAR?

HOW LONG?

HOW OFTEN? WHOSE?

EXERCISE 1
Make a choice by clicking on the radio button, then compare it with the correct answer hidden under the answer button. 1. ___ is someone who lifts weight called? Who What
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2. ___ do you want to go there? Where When
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3. ___ luggage are you going to take? How many How much
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4. ___ way should we go, up the hill or along the river bank? Which What
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5. ___ makes you nervous? The traffic downtown. Who What
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6. ___ is the depth of this pool? What

How
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7. ___ is the weather like in Mexico City in the spring? How What
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8. ___ should we go before we find a place to stop and rest for a while? What far How far
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9. ___ books did you read last semester? Who's Whose
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10. ___ do we have to go at two o'clock? Where When
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EXERCISE 2
Form questions - Exercise 1
Explanation: Questions
Questions Form questions en 414

Ask for the underlined part. Write the complete English question into the gap. Example: The class plays football. _______________________ Answer: The class plays football. What does the class play?

1) John is writing a letter. ? 2) She walks home from school. ? 3) The children are sitting in the garden. ? 4) Peter runs with his dog on Sundays. ? 5) My rabbit has a cage in the garden. ? 6) They go to work by bus. ? 7) David likes cats because they are nice. ? 8) Jenny isn't sleeping late today. ? 9) We are going to the cinema. ? 10) I'm leaving now. ?

EXERCISE 3
Mistakes in English questions - Übung 1
Explanation: Questions
Questions Mistakes in Englis en 408

Write the correct question into the gap. Example: How late is it? - ______________ Answer: How late is it? - What's the time?

1) Speak you English? 2) What can I for you do? 3) Where live you? 4) Played you football? 5) From where do you come? 6) Understand you the question? 7) Does Frank works in Sheffield? 8) What did you last Sunday? ?

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9) Where did Peter went? 10) Like you Hip-Hop? ?

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EXERCISE 4
Question tags - Matching exercise 1
Explanation: Question tags

Find the correct questions tags to the sentences on the left. Check He sometimes reads the newspaper, You are Indian, They had a nice weekend, Peggy didn't use the pencil, Mary has answered the teacher's question, The boy is from Turkey, Sue wasn't listening, Andrew isn't sleeping, Tom and Maria will arrive at Heathrow, She has a brother,
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EXERCISE 5
Short answers - Exercise 1
Explanation: Questions
Questions Short answ ers en 420

Finish the sentences. Use short answers. Example: Can you play football? - Yes, ____ . Answer: Can you play football? - Yes, I can.

1) Is he nice? - Yes, 2) Can they play hockey? - No,

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3) Is she new at our school? - Yes, 4) Are the boys in the garden - No, 5) Is John from France? - No, 6) Are Ron and Max your friends? - Yes,

7) Has your sister got a cat? - No, 8) Are you from Germany - Yes, 9) Have your grandparents got a cat? - Yes, 10) Is the cat in her basket? - No, .

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