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TAG QUESTIONS

Used to confirm or agree with the statement.


If the statement is affirmative, the TAG QUESTION is negative.
If the statement is negative, the TAG QUESTI0ON is affirmative.

SENTENCE STRUCTURE
TENSE / MODALS
PRESENT SIMPLE
PRESENT SIMPLE
PAST SIMPLE
PAST SIMPLE
FUTURE SIMPLE
PRESENT CONTINUOUS
PAST CONTINUOUS
FUTURE CONTINUOUS
PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE
PRESENT PERFET CONTINUOUS
PAST PERFECT SIMPLE
PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
FUTURE PERFECT SIMPLE
FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS
MODAL ADVICE
MODAL - OBLIGATION

STATEMENT (Sentence)
This book is really interesting
Your friends live near the university
Rose was angry at her boyfriend
Mina got the scholarship
The class will be postponed
The kids are sleeping in their bedroom now
You were talking on the phone when I tried to call you
Sue will be flying to London at this time tomorrow
You have finished your project
Gina has been working hard all morning
Diane had seen this money before
Ian had been sleeping for hours when I arrived
The manager will have come back by tomorrow
Sean can play the piano the violin well
Everybody should print their guides
You must wear formal clothes at work

OTHER STRUCTURES
Verb to be (Pronoun I)

STATEMENT (Sentence)
I am a reliable person

IMPERATIVE (Affirmative)
SUGGESTION (Lets)
Let me / him
Have/has got (Possession)
IMPERATIVE (Negative)
There is /are
This / That
These / Those

Phone me later
Lets go hom
Let her decided for herself
Dora has got her own office
Dont call me after 9 pm
There is some mail for me
Thats your car over there
Those are Susans books

, AUXILIARY
, isnt
, dont
, wasnt
, didnt
, wont
, arent
, werent
, wont
, havent
, hasnt
, hadnt
, hadnt
, wont
, cant
, shouldnt
, mustnt

SUBJECT?
it?
they?
she?
she?
it?
they?
you?
she?
you?
she?
she?
he?
he?
he?
they?
you?

AUXILIARY
, arent
, will / wont / can
/ could
, shall
, will / wont
, hasnt
, will
, isnt
, isnt
, arent

SUBJECT?
I?
you?
we?
you?
she?
you?
there?
it?
they?

QUESTIONS TAGS can have two different intonations:


Rising Intonation when we arent sure, and expect an answer.
Falling Intonation when we are sure, and dont really expect an answer.
1. Theyre moving house, arent they? (not sure)
2. He caused the accident, didnt he? (sure)

Teacher Martha Bocanegra

NAME: ______________________________________________________________ DATE: Friday October 17th, 2014.


OIL ENGINEERING - GROUP: ___________________
HOMEWORK N
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HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS
Fill in the blanks using a suitable TAG QUESTION form to complete the sentences, please read the explanation given
before to help you do it more easily.
OBJECTIVE OF THE HOMEWORK
The student analyses a series of sentences in order to make use of the new grammar structure.
PART 1: Add the correct TAG QUESTION in the following statements.
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That book is new, _____________________?


Dont forget to go to the supermarket, ______________________?
Lets go out for dinner, ____________________?
They had a fight last night, ___________________?
Theres a hospital near you, _________________?
Let him finish his coffee, __________________?
Im due at your house at six, _____________________?
Im not supposed to be here now, _____________________?
He has got two mobile phones, ___________________?
Frank used to work with Ann at Fosters, ___________________?
Pass me that pencil, ___________________?
Nobody has read the book I recommended, _______________________?
Rose has a very good job, _____________________?
William has never taken this course before, ____________________?
Lets have some snacks, ____________________?
I think youre wrong, _____________________?
I dont think they managed to get there on time, ____________________?
You didnt talk to Diane about the meeting, _____________________?
Leave me more space, ____________________?
I think you should be more responsible, ___________________?
There was nobody in the classroom this morning, ______________________?
I dont Sarah will agree to work overtime, _______________________?

Teacher Martha Bocanegra