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5 1 yes 1347632

CONTENTS

5-1 Yes/no questions and short answers

5-2 Yes/no questions and information questions

5-3 Where, why, when, and what time

5-4 Questions with who, who(m), and what

5-5 Spoken and written contractions with question words

5-6 Using what + a form of do

5-7 Using what kind of

5-8 Using which

5-9 Using whose

5-10 Using how

5-11 Using how often

5-12 Using how far

5-13 Length of time: it + take and how long

5-14 More questions with how

5-15 Using how about and what about

5-16 Tag questions


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5-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS

Does Marta look happy?

No, she doesn’t.

Marta doesn’t look happy.


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5-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS

YES/NO

QUESTION

SHORT

ANSWER

+ LONG ANSWER

(a) Do you like

apples?

Yes, I do.(I like apples.)

No, I don’t.(I don’t like apples.)

(b) Did he arrive?

Yes, he did.(He arrived.)

No, he didn’t.(He didn’t arrive.)


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5-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS

YES/NO

QUESTION

SHORT

ANSWER

+ LONG ANSWER

(c) Haveyouseen

Jim?

Yes, I have.Yes I have seen Jim.

No, I haven’t.No, I haven’t seen

Jim.

(d) Is it sunny?

Yes, it is.It’s sunny.

No, it isn’t. It isn’t sunny.


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5-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS

YES/NO

QUESTION

SHORT

ANSWER

LONG

ANSWER

(e) Willhego

with us?

Yes, he will.Yes, he will go.

No, he won’t.No, he won’t go.

yes/no question

can be answered yes orno


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5-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND SHORT ANSWERS

(c) CORRECT: Yes, I have.

Yes, I’ve.

(d) CORRECT: Yes, it is.

Yes, it’s.

(e) CORRECT: Yes, he will.

Yes, he’ll.

affirmative short answer

helping verb is NOT contracted


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5-1 LET’S PRACTICE

YES / NO

QUESTION

______________________

Have you been to Croatia?

SHORT

ANSWER

Yes, I have.

______________________

LONG

ANSWER

Yes, I have been to Croatia.

Yes, I’ve been to Croatia.


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5-1 LET’S PRACTICE

YES / NO

QUESTION

Can turtles run?

_________________

SHORT

ANSWER

No, they can’t.

_________________

LONG

ANSWER

No, turtles can’t run.

_________________


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5-1 LET’S PRACTICE

YES / NO

QUESTION

Have you been skydiving?

______________________

SHORT

ANSWER

Yes, I have.

__________

LONG

ANSWER

Yes, I have been skydiving.

Yes, I’ve been skydiving.

______________________

______________________


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

Whose old truck is that?


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

Are you going to college?

yes/no question

can be answered yes orno

Where are you going to college?

information question

where, when, why, who, whom,

what, which, whose, how


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

(QUESTION

WORD)

HELPINGVERB

SUBJECT

MAINVERB

(REST OF

SENTENCE)

(a) Doeshe work in Beijing?

yes/no question

(b) Where doeshe work ?

information question


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

(QUESTION

WORD)

HELPINGVERB

SUBJECT

MAINVERB

(REST OF

SENTENCE)

(c) Areyou working at home?

(d) Where are you working ?

(e) Willtheyvisit soon?

(f) When will they visit ?

(g) DidJack see Jill?

(h) Who(m) did Jack see ?

HELPING VERB + SUBJECT + MAIN VERB


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

(QUESTION

WORD)

HELPINGVERB

SUBJECT

MAINVERB

(REST OF

SENTENCE)

(i) Areyou at the gym?

(j) Where areyou ?

main verb: be

simple present, simple past

helping verb position


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5-2 YES/NO QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION

QUESTIONS

(QUESTION

WORD)

HELPINGVERB

SUBJECT

MAINVERB

(REST OF

SENTENCE)

(k) Who went with you?

(l) What was wrong?

subject: question word

do is not used


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5-2 LET’S PRACTICE

INFORMATIONQUESTION

______________________

Where does Juana live?

Juana lives in Santiago, Chile.

ANSWER


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5-2 LET’S PRACTICE

INFORMATIONQUESTION

How long has Juana lived

_____________________ there?

ANSWER

Juana has lived in Santiago for six years.


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5-2 LET’S PRACTICE

INFORMATIONQUESTION

Who _______________

lives with her?

ANSWER

Juana’s friend lives with her.


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5-3 WHERE, WHY, WHEN, AND WHAT TIME

What time is our meeting?


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5-3 WHERE, WHY, WHEN, AND WHAT TIME

QUESTION

ANSWER

(a) Where did you go?

Vancouver

(b) Why did you go there?

Because my

parents live there.

whereplace

whyreason


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5-3 WHERE, WHY, WHEN, AND WHAT TIME

QUESTION

ANSWER

Six-fifteen.

Around noon.

A quarter to two.

(c) What time did you go?

Seven-thirty.

Last Monday.

Five hours ago.

(d) When did you get there?

what timeon a clock

whenany time

expression


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5-3 LET’S PRACTICE

when

When are you going to study?

________________________

QUESTION

ANSWER

I’ll study this evening.


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5-3 LET’S PRACTICE

what

What are you going to study?

________________________

QUESTION

I’m going to study

geometry.

ANSWER


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5-3 LET’S PRACTICE

why

Why are you going to study

geometry?

________________________

QUESTION

________________________

ANSWER

I’m going to study geometry

because I have a test tomorrow.


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5-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHO, WHO(M), AND WHAT

What broke?

Something

broke.


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5-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHO, WHO(M), AND WHAT

QUESTION

ANSWER

(a) Who spoke?

Someone spoke.

(b) Who(m) did you hear?

I heardMs. Adam.

whosubject

whomobject

formal

English


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5-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHO, WHO(M), AND WHAT

QUESTION

ANSWER

(c) Whatbroke?

Something broke.

(d) What was it?

I sawnothing.

whatsubjector object


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5-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHO, WHO(M), AND WHAT

QUESTION

ANSWER

(a) Who spoke?

Someone spoke.

(c) Whatbroke?

Something broke.

who, whatsubject

do not used

CORRECT: Who sang?

INCORRECT: Who did sing?


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5-4 LET’S PRACTICE

who

whom

what

_____

What

did you learn?

QUESTION

ANSWER

We learned something.


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5-4 LET’S PRACTICE

who

whom

what

_____

Who

is at the door?

QUESTION

ANSWER

Rodrigo is at the door.


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5-4 LET’S PRACTICE

who

whom

what

_____

With do you wish to speak?

whom

QUESTION

(formal)

I wish to speak with Dr. Poulos.

ANSWER


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5-5 SPOKEN AND WRITTEN CONTRACTIONS WITH

QUESTION WORDS

What’s that?

What’s that?


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5-5 SPOKEN AND WRITTEN CONTRACTIONS WITH

QUESTION WORDS

SPOKEN ONLY

(a) “When’s he leaving?”

“Why’s that?”

is

are

(b) “What’re they doing?”

“Who’re you?”

did

(c) “Who’d you see?”

“What’d she do?”

will

(d) “Where’ll you be?”

“When’ll they be here?”

contracted in speaking

usually NOT written


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5-5 SPOKEN AND WRITTEN CONTRACTIONS WITH

QUESTION WORDS

WRITTEN

SPOKEN

(e) Where’s the cat? Where’s the cat?

What’s that? What’s that?

Who’s he? Who’s he?

onlycontractions with

is + where, whatorwho

commonly written


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5-5 LET’S PRACTICE

Who is that person?

Who’s that person?

SAY: Who’s that person?


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5-5 LET’S PRACTICE

What did you do yesterday?

What’d you do yesterday?

SAY: What’d you do yesterday?


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5-5 LET’S PRACTICE

Who will you see at school tomorrow?

Who’ll you see at school tomorrow?

SAY: Who’ll you see at school

tomorrow?


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5-6 USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

What do you do in science class?


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5-6 USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

QUESTION

ANSWER

(a) What does Fayud do every evening?

He prepares dinner.

(b) What did Amy do last weekend?

She went swimming.

(c) What is Amy doing now?

She is reading.


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5-6 USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

QUESTION

ANSWER

(d) What are you going to do this week?

I’mgoing to study.

(e) What do you want to do tomorrow?

I want to go bowling.

(f) What would he like to do now?

He would like to eat.


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5-6 USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

QUESTION

ANSWER

(g) What will you do tonight?

I’ll paint the kitchen.

(h) What should I do about this mess?

You should clean it up.

what + form of do questions about activities

am doing, will do, are going to do, did…


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5-6 LET’S PRACTICE

What are they doing

_________________ right now?

They’re dancing.


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5-6 LET’S PRACTICE

______________________________________?

My brothers want to play volleyball this afternoon.

What do your brothers want to do this afternoon


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5-6 LET’S PRACTICE

______________________ this dirty van?

She should wash it.

What should she do about


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5-7 USING WHAT KIND OF

What kind of flowers do you like?


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5-7 USING WHAT KIND OF

(a) What kind of shirtdo you need?

formal shirt

dress shirt

sport shirt

T-shirt

general category

what kind of specific type


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5-7 USING WHAT KIND OF

(b) What kind of vegetables do you like?

carrots cabbage corn onions

cucumbers eggplant garlic peppers

general category

what kind of specific type


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5-7 LET’S PRACTICE

What kind of movies do you like to see?

Other kinds of movies:

__________

__________

__________

__________

Comedies.

Dramas

Musicals

Horror

Adventure


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5-7 LET’S PRACTICE

sports

What kind of do you like to play?

Other kinds of sports:

_____________

_____________

_____________

_____________

Volleyball.

Soccer / football

Baseball

Lacrosse

Archery


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5-7 LET’S PRACTICE

What kind of fruit do you eat every day?

Other kinds of fruit:

________

________

________

________

Apples.

Bananas

Papayas

Pears

Apricots


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5-8 USING WHICH

Which pencil do you want?


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5-8 USING WHICH

Would you check my answer?

Sure. Which one do you want me to check?

(a)

choice

which

what


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5-8 USING WHICH

Amy: I love to travel.

Cindy:Which cities do you like to visit?

(b)

singular nouns

which

plural nouns


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5-8 USING WHICH

(c) Laura: This is a photo of my family.

Bill: How nice. Which one is Shawna?

people

which


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5-8 USING WHICH

(d)

What did you get for your birthday?

not a choice

from a group

what


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5-8 LET’S PRACTICE

Which horse did you ride

what

which

_____________________?

I rode the brown one.


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5-8 LET’S PRACTICE

what

which

What would you like for your birthday

______________________________?

I would like some pearls for my birthday.


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5-8 LET’S PRACTICE

what

which

____________________________?

Which do you think is more dangerous

I think that the lion is more dangerous than the turtle.

turtle

lion


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5-9 USING WHOSE

Whose keys are these?


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5-9 USING WHOSE

(a) Whose (hat) is this? It’s the recruit’s (hat).

(b) Whose (shoes) are these? They’re mine.

They’re my shoes.

(c) Whose phone did you use? I used Evelyn’s (phone).

possession

Whose


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5-9 USING WHOSE

(d) Who’s that? Zoe Thompson.

(e) Whose birthday cake is that? It’s Zoe’s cake.

Who’s = who + is

possession

Whose


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5-9 LET’S PRACTICE

whose

who’s

Who’s going to ride the gray one

__________________________ ?

Harry. Harry is going to ride the grey one.


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5-9 LET’S PRACTICE

whose

who’s

Whose suitcase is this

_____________________ ?

This is Misha’s suitcase.


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5-9 LET’S PRACTICE

whose

who’s

Who’s driving Rachel to school

_________________________ ?

Her father is driving Rachel to school.


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5-10 USING HOW

How was the beach?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

I took a bus. / By bus.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

I took a bus. / By bus.

I flew. / By plane.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

I took a bus. / By bus.

I flew. / By plane.

I took a train. / By train.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

I took a bus. / By bus.

I flew. / By plane.

I took a train. / By train.

I walked. / By foot.

(a) How did you get home?


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

I drove. / By car.

I took a taxi. / By taxi.

I took a bus. / By bus.

I flew. / By plane.

I took a train. / By train.

I walked. / By foot.

(a) How did you get home?

howmany uses

ask about transportation


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5-10 USING HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

(b) How old are you? Thirty-three.

(c) How tall is she? About 2 meters.

(d) How big is your van? It seats eleven.

(e) How tired are you? Not very tired.

(f) How thirsty are you? I’m very thirsty.

(g) How soon will they be ready? In about one hour.

(h) How well does he speak Urdu? Not very well.

(i) How quickly can you finish? I can finish by 3:00.

howadjectives


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5-11 USING HOW OFTEN

How often do you eat sushi?


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5-11 USING HOW OFTEN

QUESTION

ANSWER

Every day.

Once a week.

About 3 times a week.

Every other day or so.

Two times a month.

Once a month.

(a) How often do you eat out?

how oftenfrequency


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5-11 USING HOW OFTEN

Once.

QUESTION

ANSWER

Maybe once.

At least four.

Two or three.

(b) How many times a day do you eat meat?

(c) How many times a week do you play tennis?

(d) How many times a month do you wash your car?

(e) How many times a year do you visit your dad?

how often =

how many times

a day

a week

a month

a year


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5-11 LET’S PRACTICE

how often

_________________________ ?

How often do you go to the doctor

how many times

_________________________________ ?

How many times a year do you go to the doctor

I go to the doctor about twice a year.


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5-11 LET’S PRACTICE

how often

_________________________ ?

How often do they go to a party

how many times

_________________________________ ?

How many times a month do they go to a party

They go to a party about once a month.


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5-11 LET’S PRACTICE

how often

_________________________ ?

How often does she see her family

how many times

__________________________________ ?

How many times a week does she see her family

She sees her family every Sunday.


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5-12 USING HOW FAR

How far is it to the Eiffel Tower?


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5-12 USING HOW FAR

(a) It is 4,611 km from Ottawa to Vancouver.

(b) It is 4,611 km

from Ottawa to Vancouver.

from Vancouver to Ottawa.

to Vancouver from Ottawa.

to Ottawa from Vancouver.

same meaning

It is + distance + from/to + to/from

most common


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5-12 USING HOW FAR

(c) How far is it from Ottawa to Vancouver?

4,611 kilometers.

(d) How far do you live from your job?

About 3 miles.

How far

distance

1 mile = 1.6 kilometers

1 kilometer = .614 mile


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5-12 USING HOW FAR

(e) How many miles is itfrom Chicago to Dallas?

(f) How many kilometers is it from Paris to Rome?

(g) How many blocks is it to the supermarket?

How far = how many miles

how many kilometers

how many blocks


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5-12 LET’S PRACTICE

how far

_________________________ ?

How far is it from Orlando to Miami

how many miles

_______________________________ ?

How many miles is it from Orlando to Miami

228 miles. (It’s 228 miles from Orlando

to Miami.)


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5-12 LET’S PRACTICE

how far

___________________________ ?

How far is it from Ankara to Istanbul

how many kilometers

___________________________________ ?

How many kilometers is it from Ankara to Istanbul

320 kilometers. (It’s 320 kilometers from Ankara to Istanbul.)


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5-12 LET’S PRACTICE

how far

_________________________ ?

How far is it to the hardware store

how many blocks

_______________________________ ?

How many blocks is it to the hardware store

8 blocks. (It’s 8 blocks to the hardware

store.)


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5-13 LENGTH OF TIME: IT + TAKE AND HOW LONG

How long does it take

to cook a turkey?


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5-13 LENGTH OF TIME: IT + TAKE AND HOW LONG

IT + TAKE + (SOMEONE) + LENGTH + INFINITIVE

OF TIME

(a) Ittakes four hours to cook a turkey.

(b) It took Lena ten minutes to make dinner.

It + take used with time words + infinitive

length of time


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5-13 LENGTH OF TIME: IT + TAKE AND HOW LONG

IT + TAKE + (SOMEONE) + LENGTH + INFINITIVE

OF TIME

(a) Ittakes four hours to cook a turkey.

(b) It took Lena ten minutes to make dinner.

It + take used with time words + infinitive

length of time

An infinitive = to + simple form of verb


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5-13 LENGTH OF TIME: IT + TAKE AND HOW LONG

(c) How longdoes it take to cook a turkey? –Four hours.

(d) How longdid it take Abe to run home? –Five minutes.

(e) How longdid you read last night? – 45 minutes.

(f) How longwill you be on vacation? –Two weeks.

How longlength of time


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5-13 LENGTH OF TIME: IT + TAKE AND HOW LONG

(g) How many weekswill you be on vacation? –Two.

minutes

hours

days

weeks

months

years

+

how many


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5-13 LET’S PRACTICE

it + take

It took Mr. Richards 30 minutes to ride to work.

______________________________________

Mr. Richards rode to work.

Length of time: 30 minutes.


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5-13 LET’S PRACTICE

it + take

It took the truck 25 years to get very rusty.

___________________________________

The truck got very rusty.

Length of time: 25 years.


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5-13 LET’S PRACTICE

it + take

It takes us 5 minutes to drive from home to town.

We drive from home to town.

Length of time: 5 minutes.


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

How’s it going?

Terrible! I’m so worried about my test!


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

(a) How do you spell “effort”? E-F-F-O-R-T

(b) How do you say “no” in Russian? Nyet.

(c) How do you say/pronounce this

word?

Spell the word.

To answer:

Say the word.

Pronounce the word.


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

(d) How are you getting along?

(e) How are you doing?

(f) How’s it going?

Great.

Fine.

Okay.

So-so.


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

(d) How are you getting along?

(e) How are you doing?

(f) How’s it going?

Great.

Fine.

Okay.

So-so.

How is your life?

Is your life okay?

Do you have any problems?

Greetings: Hi Pat. How’s it going?


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

QUESTION

ANSWER

Terrific!

Wonderful!

Great!

Fine.

Okay.

So-so.

A bit under the weather.

Terrible!

Lousy.

Awful!

(g) How do you feel?

How are you feeling?

health,

general emotional state


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5-14 MORE QUESTIONS WITH HOW

How do

you do?

(h)

How do

you do?

formal introduction


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5-14 LET’S PRACTICE

___________________?

How do you spell great

I spell it: G-R-E-A-T.


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5-14 LET’S PRACTICE

__________________________ ?

How do you say “happy” in Spanish

Alegre. Alegre means “happy” in Spanish.


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5-14 LET’S PRACTICE

you

How do you feel

___________________ ?

___________________ ?

How are you feeling

A bit under the weather.


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

How about joining

our study group?


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

(a)

We need something to drink with dinner.

What about

How about

iced tea?


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

(b)

What time should

we serve the soup?

What about

How about

7:30?


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

(c)

What do you

want to do

this weekend?

How about

What about

going to a

museum?


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

(d)

What about

How about

That sounds like

a good idea.

inviting Edith

to join us?


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

(a) What about ice tea?

(a) How about iced tea?

(b) What about7:30?

(b) How about7:30?

(c) How about going to a museum?

(c) What about going to a museum?

(d) What about inviting Edith to join us?

(d) How about inviting Edith to join us?

How about

What about

noun

or –ing form of verb

same meaning

& usage

+

suggestions or offers


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

I’m worried.

How about you?

I’m not worried. We have time to study.

(e)


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5-15 USING HOW ABOUT AND WHAT ABOUT

No. What

about you?

Are you worried?

(f)

I’m very worried.

question about

preceding

information

How about you

What about you


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5-15 LET’S PRACTICE

When do you want to go on vacation?

What about

May

What about May 6th?

How about

How about May 6th?


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5-15 LET’S PRACTICE

What time shall we leave?

What about

What about 5:00?

How about

How about 5:00?


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5-15 LET’S PRACTICE

We need a new house.

What about

How about

__________________

___________________

What about this house?

How about this house?

It is for sale.

It is for sale.


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

Sydney isn’t in Africa, is it?


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

AFFIRMATIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

(a) Youplay tennis,

don’tyou?

(b) Lonnieis a doctor,

isn’tshe?

(c) Susan can play the flute,

can’tshe?

end of sentence

auxiliary verb

tag question

affirmative

main verb

negative tag

question


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

NEGATIVE (-)

AFFIRMATIVE (+)

(d) Youdon’t play golf,

doyou?

(e) Lonnieisn’t a lawyer,

isshe?

(f) Susan can’t swim,

canshe?

negative main verb

affirmative tag question


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

SPEAKER’S IDEA

(g)

I think you like

this brand.


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

SPEAKER’S QUESTION

EXPECTED ANSWER

You like this brand,

don’tyou?

Yes, I do.


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

SPEAKER’S IDEA

(h)

I think that

he isn’t tired

yet.


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

SPEAKER’S QUESTION

EXPECTED ANSWER

No, I’mnot.

You’renot tired,

are you?


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5-16 TAG QUESTIONS

COMPARE

(i) Do you know how to swim?

speaker doesn’t know the answer

(j) You know how to swim, don’t you?

speaker is making sure


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5-16 LET’S PRACTICE

don’t they

isn’t it

do they

They look happy, ________?

don’t they


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5-16 LET’S PRACTICE

Your yard doesn’t look like this, _______ ?

does it

is it

doesn’t it

does it


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5-16 LET’S PRACTICE

I enjoy dancing, ________ ?

don’t you

don’t you

isn’t it

wasn’t it


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