Tag question We use tag question at the
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Tag question • We use tag question at the end of affirmative or negative statements to ask for confirmation or to validate information. An affirmative statement is followed by a negative tag, and vice versa. Tag is always separated from the statement by a comma. • Example: • You like French food, don´t you? • He can play table tennis, can´t he?
. • The verb of the tag must match that of the statement: if the verb to be, so is the tag ; if the verb is present simple, the tag is do, does, don´t or doesn´t; if the verb is past simple, the tag is did or didn´t, etc. • Example: • It is going to rain, isn´t it? • He shouldn´t play with that, should he? • They are working, aren´t they?
exercises • Complete: • 1. - You can´t skateboard on Lord Howe Island, _______ • 2. - Bears hibernate in winter, _____ • 3. - Your mom likes animals, ______ • 4. - He can speak three languages, _____ • 5. - We don´t have an exam tomorrow, ____ do we? —don´t they? – can you? —can´t he? – doesn´t she?
. • • French fries come from France, don´t they? Your sister likes peaches, doesn´t she? Your father has red hair, doesn´t he? I ride a bike to school, don´t I? It smells like chocolate, doesn´t it? They don´t have any homework today, do they? We don´t have any classes tomorrow, do we? There aren´t any bears near here, are there?
. • • You’re taller than I am, aren´t you? I can go home early today, can’t I Our school is the best, isn’t it? Ostriches can´t fly, can they? This classroom isn’t too noisy, is it? You don’t have a pet spider, do you? He doesn’t like beans, does he? You can run really fast, can´t you?
. • • • You can´t cook, can you? It was really cold yesterday, wasn´t it? Your mom can juggle, can´t she? We’re good students, aren’t we? Your dog doesn´t have big ears, does it?