INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES:

WORD ORDER

Look at the chart below with the order for each of these type of questions

1) Yes /no questions

2)wh-questions

3)subject questions

word order

 

 

WORD ORDER IN INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES

for Present simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Past Continuous,  and Present Perfect1)Yes /no questionswh-word  + subject +verb+ (…)?Does Jane like coffee?2)wh-questions

wh-word + auxiliary (do/does/did/have/has) +subject+ verb in base form

What does Jane like?

3)subject questions

who/what +verb+ object

Who likes coffee?

 

 

Examples of interrogative questions: 

In the chart below you can see:

yes/no questions

wh-questions

 

 

word-order-in-questions1

 

 

Exercises on interrogative sentences:

1)Interrogative sentences in the present simple:

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simple-present/form/exercises?04

2)Interrogative sentences in the present continuous:

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/present-progressive/form/exercises?form04

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/present-progressive/form/exercises?form05 (this exercise is copied below)

3) Interrogative sentences in the past simple:

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simple-past/exercises?06

4)Write more questions in different tenses.

 

 

Exercise on questions with interrogative particles

Ask for the information in the bold part of the sentence.

  1. Ashley is going to a restaurant. –
  2. Gareth is reading the paper. –
  3. Stacey is playing in the garden. –
  4. She is wearing a red dress. –
  5. Britney is doing her homework. –
  6. Mandy is leaving at nine. –
  7. Joe is repairing his bike. –
  8. Amanda is going out with Dan. –
  9. They are meeting at two o’clock. –
  10. Sandy is looking for Phil. –