SALC

Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

SALC - Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

Do and Does

To make a question in English we normally use Do or Does when we want to ask yes/no questions. It is normally put at the beginning of the question (before the subject).

 

nhy

 

 

We use do when the subject is I, you, we or they.

Affirmative: You speak Spanish.
Question: Do you speak Spanish?

 

bgt

 

 

We use does with third person singular pronouns when the subject is he, she or it.

Affirmative: He speaks Spanish.
Question: Does he speak Spanish?

 

The following is the word order to construct a basic question in English using Do or Does.

mju

 

cde

 

 

The negative form of do is do not. In spoken English it is common to use the contracted form of do not which is don’t.

  • I do not like sport.
    I don’t like sport.

The negative form of does is does not. Also, in spoken English we usually use the contracted form ofdoes not which is doesn’t.

  • He does not like sport.
    He does’t like sport.

 

attention-303861_640We DON’T use Do or Does in questions that have the verb To Be or Modal Verbs (can, must, might, should etc.)

 

 

 

roarhttp://www.grammar.cl/Games/Do_Does.htm

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/do_does.htm

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/do_does2.htm

http://www.adelescorner.org/grammar/present_simple/pres_sim_quests1.html

http://www.english-room.com/dodoes_5.htm

http://www.agendaweb.org/exercises/verbs/do-does-questions

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/335.html

 

Category: English, Starters, Teens

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