A2

Word order in questions

Hello! Here’s a bit of grammar on word order in questions for basic levels. Here are two golden rules to help you remember.

Rule number one for word order in questions:  Auxiliary, Subject and Infinitive for questions like:  Do you like coffee? Did he enjoy the film?

Rule number two for word order in questions is Question word, Auxiliary, Subject and Infinitive for questions like: When do you drink coffee?  How did he get to the airport? 

Here’s an activity for practice.

Created by blogdeserena

A2 Word order in questions

Read and answer the questions

Activity by Serena

is - Who - that
A:  _______________woman?
B: That woman is my neighbour.

What - is - dish - your - favourite
A: _______________________________ ?
B: My favourite dish is lasagne. What about you?

from - are - you

A -  Where__________________ ?
B - I'm from London. And you?

brother - Does - like -  your
A: ______________travelling ?
B: No, he doesn't. He hates it.

did - the - Why - computer
A: _______________crash?
B: I really don't know.

 

are - you - What - doing
A: _______________ right now ?
B: Right now I am gardening.

 

your - When - birthday - is
A:________________  ?
B: It's in May

you  - d0
A -  What__________do ?
B - I'm a teacher. And you?

did - When - your - boyfriend - to - doctor - go - the
A: ___________________________?
B:Yesterday afternoon.

you - Where - going - tomorrow - are - ?

A: ____________

B: Tomorrow I'm going to a concert. Would you like to come with me?

Are - happy - parents - their - new car - your - with
A: _____________________ with their new car ?
B: Yes, I think so.

old - How - your - is - grandfather

A: _______________________?
B: I think he is 72, but I am not sure.

much - money - you - did - get - How
A:  ________________ from the cash machine ?
B: Not a lot, but enough for our shopping.

you - like - Do - learning - English
A :________________________ ?
B: Yes, but sometimes it is a bit hard.

happened - your  - What - to
A:__________________  parent's car ?
B: It broke down yesterday.

What - is - dish - your - favourite
A: _______________________________ ?
B: My favourite dish is lasagne. What about you?

is - What - doing - he

A:  ____________?

B: He's writing a letter.

you - Do - like
A:________________fruit and vegetables?
B: Yes, I do.

you - Did - like - the - concert
A : ____________concert ?
B : Oh yes, it was very good!

your -TV - Is
A: _______________ very old?
B: Oh yes, it's more than twenty years old.

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