Weblinks: Question Form Practice

Word Order with Questions

In questions, the word order subject-verbs-object is the same as in affirmative sentences. The only thing that’s different is that you usually have to put the auxiliary verb (or the main verb “be”) before the subject. Interrogatives are put at the beginning of the sentences:

interrogative auxiliary verb subject other verb(s) indirect object direct object place time
What would you like to tell me
Did you have a party in your flat yesterday?
When were you here?

 

Yes/No Questions Explanation Slideshow:

http://fog.ccsf.edu/~lfried/grammar/yesnoquestions1A.html 

Basic Level Videos

Higher Level Videos

PRACTICE 
Making YES/NO Questions

Questions with do/does/did

Questions with be or do

Questions with did

Questions with did

Questions with do/be/did

Questions with will

Questions with will 2

Questions with will 3

Questions in Simple Present – Exercise 1 

Questions in Simple Present – Exercise 2

Questions in Present Progressive – Exercise 1

Questions in Present Progressive – Exercise 2

Questions in Simple Past -was/were

Questions in Simple Past – was/were/did

Questions in will-future – Exercise 1 

Questions in will-future – Exercise 2

Questions with can

Questions with am, are, is (without question words) 

Questions with am, are, is (with question words

More Practice with Yes/No Questions

http://a4esl.org/q/h/0101/df-beordo.html

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1938

http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/questions1/exercise1.swf

http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/questions1/exercise2.swf

http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/questions1/exercise3.swf

http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/questions1/exercise7.swf

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=3224

WH QUESTIONS use basically the same word order as yes/no questions with a WH word added at the front.

She went to the store.
Did she go to the store?  (put the auxiliary verb with the time/person in front of the subject)
Why did she go to the store?  (put a WH word in front of the auxiliary verb)

EXCEPTION:  you don’t use an auxiliary verb if you ask for the subject. In this case the interrogative simply takes the place of the subject.  The WH-word IS the subject.

interrogative verb(s) object
Who asked you?

 

WH-questions

Explanation:  http://www.learnenglish-online.com/grammar/whquestions.html

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5283

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1898

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1718

http://a4esl.org/q/h/mc-www.html

http://a4esl.org/q/h/lb/what.html

http://a4esl.org/q/h/vm/questform02.html

http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~mbibliow/whquestions3-3.html

http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz87mca.htm

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/fragen.htm

Lots More Here: http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/fragen.htm

And here: http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Whats_the_question/Whats_the_question.html

Question Formation in Verb Tenses (All from EnglishDive)

  1. Information Question (Object Question)
  2. Present Perfect Information Question
  3. Past Simple Yes/No Question
  4. Past Perfect Continuous Information Question
  5. Present Perfect Continuous Yes/No Question
  6. Present Simple Yes/No Question
  7. Past Perfect Yes/No Question
  8. Present Continuous Information Question
  9. Present Continuous Yes/No Question
  10. Past Continuous Information Question
  11. Past Simple Information Question
  12. Present Perfect Continuous Information Question
  13. Future Simple Yes/No Question
  14. Past Continuous Yes/No Question
  15. Past Perfect Information Question
  16. Present Perfect Yes/No Question
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