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Instructions: Read about WH questions
We use WH questions when we require specific information in an answer.
We often refer to them as WH questions because they include the letters WH: What, Where, When, Why, Who.
What is your name?
Where are you from?
When is your birthday?
Who is that man?
Why are you here?
Getting started: Common question words
Instructions: Read about the most common question words.
The most common question words in English are:
WHO – used when referring to people: Who is that woman?
WHERE – used when referring to a place or location: Where are you from?
WHEN – used to refer to a time or an occasion: When is your birthday?
WHY – used to obtain an explanation or reason: Why are you here?
WHAT – used to refer to specific information: What is your name?
WHICH – used when a choice needs to be made: Which one is yours?
HOW FAR – refers to distance: HOW FAR is the school from here?
Question Words. Retrieved and adapted October, 2016 from.http://www.grammar.cl/Notes/Question_Words.htm
Question words function
Instructions: Match the question words with their function.
Question Words order
Let’s study Question Words order.
Instructions: Look at the word order of Question Words with the verb To Be.
|Question word||Verb To Be||Subject||Complement?||Answers|
|Which||is||your||book?||The blue one.|
What’s the question word?
Instructions: Drag and drop the best question word according to the answer.
1. is your father? The tall one.
2. is my bag? It’s on the table.
3. is his name? John.
4. is she from? Italy.
5. one is cheaper? The pencil.
6. is in your bag? My books and notebooks.
7. are you at home? I am ill.
Instructions: Make questions with the following prompts:
Question words and answers
Instructions: Match the questions and answers.
1. Why is she in this classroom?
2. What’s her name?
3. Where is she from?
4. Which is her backpack?
5. When is her English class?