Negatives & Questions. All you need to know. Rule #1 BE Verb is special. Rule #2 Subject Questions are easy. Just replace the subject with the WH word 95% of the time, use the 3 rd sing. (-s) verb. * With a BE verb, the subject can be missing, and plural **. Rule #3 Helping Verbs.
Negatives & Questions
All you need to know
He can be a nice guy.
We will write this.
They should smoke tobacco.
She has written an essay.
He can not be a nice guy.
We will not write this.
They should not smoke tobacco
She has not written an essay.
Can he be a nice guy?
Will we write this?
Should they smoke tobacco?
Has she written an essay?
[She do goes to school][She does go to school.] She does not go to school
We do have rice.We do not have rice.
They do write essays. They do not write essays
She goes to school
We have rice.
They write essays.
She do goes to school [She does go to school.] Does she go to school?
We do have rice.We do have rice. Do we have rice?
They do write essays. Do they write essays?
Make a Yes/No Question.
Replace the answer with a WH word.
Move the WH word to the front.
The present tense “-s” leaves the verb and moved to DO DOES
She eats rice [She do eats rice]
[She does eat rice] Does she eat rice?
The past tense leaves the verb and moves to DO DID
She ate rice [She do ate rice]
[She did eat rice] Did she eat rice?