D o you know what ‘ ’ are? If you do, Question Tags you use them in your how often speech ? And, are you pretty sure that you’ve been using them correctly?
On the other hand, if you how exactly they should be used, don’t worry! don’t know
The following everything about videos will teach you ! question tags
To my dismay, I often hear people using "..., ? is it " as the with the main question tag
sentences of ! all forms and tenses For example...
He didn't . , invite you to his birthday party is it ? (It should be... ) did he ?
, You are going to Canada alone next week ? (It should be... is it ) aren't you ?
, The . children haven't heard you singing ? (It should be... is it have they ? )
[The term " " is generally preferred by question tag British grammarians, while their
American counterparts prefer " ".] tag question
Video 1 : Question Tags
Video 2 : Exercise 1
Video 3 : Exercise 2
: If you feel like doing the exercises given in the above videos, you can Note leave
your answers (not here) . at our EC video gallery where I’ve posted all the above
Online Interactive Exercise:
This is an interesting exercise! All you need to do is click on the image below and
you'll taken to the web page. Type your answers in the boxes and hit the ' ' Check
button. Your result will be out before you can blink!
: The above website has many interactive exercises on NOTE . You could refer to other grammar aspects
the list there on the left margin!
.More online on interactive exercises : question tags
I’ve posted additional interactive exercises among the comments below.
Just click on the link to display them.
Six interesting online interactive exercises on tag questions
: ORAL Exercise
Complete each sentence with the correct question tag!
IT’S TIME FOR A GAME
Now, I want you to have some fun! This is your chance to put the ‘ ’ Question Tags
into practice! Let me set the the ball rolling with my ‘ starter’.
: Mine , Your brother owns a restaurant ? doesn’t he
: …………………………………….., Yours ? is she
: Here’s what exactly I want you to do
. 1 Fill in the blank with your own words to round out the question tag.
. 2 Write a new question tag without the statement for the next visitor.
He /she will pick from where you left, and this goes on!
: Rules of the game
. If the person before you left a ‘ 1 ’, you negative tag MUST leave behind
a ‘ ’ or non-negative tag vice versa.
..., don't you? . - negative tag
..., - do you? non-negative tag
. If you come again for a second try, you 2 Mustn't give a question tag that you
already have left here before. HAVE FUN!
Name of Participant Total Question Tags
1. Scarlett . . 51 of the Winner th Question Tag! 150
4. Charos 26 .. of Winner Supplementary Task # 3
5. Prostomolotova Galina ... 18
6. Marik . 18 of Winner Supplementary Task # 2
7. Arif Saeed . 17
9. Ha Nguyen 11 of Winner Supplementary Task # 4
10. Anau . 4
11. Rajesh .3 of Winner Supplementary Task # 1
12. Bright-Rubies . 3
13. Deepa .. 3
14. Hala 2 .
15. Ayushi 1 . .
16. Gabriel Sowrian 53 . .
Total 2 90
Our sweet Charos suggested through one of her question tags why not I post another exciting blog once we have 50 pages of comments on this blog. Actually, I already have something in the pipe-
line. That blog, if the truth is told, is going to be , more challenging a great fun and absolutely
. educational So, guys, let your question tags keep coming in! The moment we hit 50 pages , the
blog that I just mentioned will be posted. How about that?! Thank you Charos for believing in me !
Our Target = 50 Pages
Yahoo! We hit the 50th Page today, December 7th. 2012
Learn from my other blogs:
Hello, friends! Guess what!
I've finished with my next blog. I can post it tomorrow
as we've already reached our target of ! 50 Pages
Great job, guys! Let's Celebrate, shalll we?
[ - Okay, the new blog is posted HERE December 8th. 2012]
~ * GS * ~ November, 15th. 2012
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