How to change statements into questions
Change statements into questions
A sentence that tells us something is a statement. In modern English, auxiliaries are the only verbs which can be put before the subject of a sentence to form questions.
- He is a good fellow.
- Is he a good fellow?
- They have won the race.
- Have they won the race?
- The cat will kill the mice.
- Will the cat kill the mice?
In the case of other verbs, the auxiliaries do and its forms (does and did) have to be used before the subject.
- John enjoys playing tennis. (statement)
- Does John enjoy playing tennis? (question)
- Sharon makes models from clay.
- Does Sharon make models from clay?
- Alice goes to school by train.
- Does Alice go to school by train?
- The children practise the violin each morning.
- Do the children practise the violin each morning?
- Our team played well yesterday.
- Did our team play well yesterday?
- He fell from the ladder.
- Did he fall from the ladder?
- They went to Mumbai.
- Did they go to Mumbai?
- She likes to see pictures.
- Does she like to see pictures?
- They make good cheese.
- Do they make good cheese?
Sections in this article
The simple present tense
The present progressive tense
The present perfect tense
The present perfect progressive tense
Present tenses to talk about the future
The simple past tense
The past progressive tense
The past perfect tense
The past perfect progressive tense
Past verb forms with present or future meaning
The simple future tense
The future progressive tense
The future perfect tense
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Passive voice worksheet | Simple future tense
Passive voice worksheet | Future perfect tense