Question tags Form 1 Positive Statement 2 Negative
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Question tags Form: 1. Positive Statement 2. Negative Statement + + Negative Tag Positive Tag
1. Positive Statement It is very warm, + Negative Tag isn’t it?
A negative tag ? ? an auxiliary verb + n’t is / am / are / does / did…. not = + pronoun it / he / she / they / you / I / there / we /…
e. g. 1. You have played the piano, haven’t you? 2. Mary can play the piano, can’t she? 3. David will play the piano, won’t he?
Negative Statement It isn’t very warm, + Positive Tag is it?
A positive tag ? ? ? an auxiliary verb is / am / are / does / did…. + = pronoun The subject of the sentence--it / he / she / they / you / I / there / we /…
e. g. 1. You haven’t played the piano, have you? 2. Mary can’t play the piano, can she? 3. David won’t play the piano, will he?
exercise: should I? 1. I shouldn’t talk in the library, ______ 2. John was ill yesterday, _______ wasn’t he? 3. It is a beautiful house, ______ isn’t it?
exercise: 4. The train goes at twelve o’clock, doesn’t _______ it? 5. There aren’t many cows on the field, are _______ there? 6. They didn’t eat anything, ______ did they?
exercise: won’t it? 7. The party will begin soon, _______ haven’t you? 8. You have bought a dress, ____ do we? 9. We don’t have to bring a camera, ___