goto school everyday?
goto school everyday?
gowhen it’s hot outside?
Practice writing questions and answers in the present tense:
Part A - Write questions and answers in the present tense:
John (go) to work every day.
Question: Where does John go every day?
Answer: He goes to work.
Mary (like) to read books.
Question: What does She like to read?
Answer: She likes to read books.
Bill (have) a tomato.
Question: What does Bill have?
Answer: He has a tomato.
Mary and Bill (like) pizza for dinner.
Question: What do Mary and Bill like for dinner?
Answer: They like pizza for dinner.
My brother (live) in California.
Question: Where does your brother live?
Answer: He live in California.
The car (go) in the garage.
Question: Where does the car go?
Answer: It goes in the garage.
Part B - Write questions and answers in the present tense:
I (go) to school every day.
Question: Where do you go every day?
Answer: I go to school.
I (work) at a supermarket.
Question: Where do you work?
Answer: I work at a supermarket.
I (like) eggs and toast for breakfast.
Question: What do you like for breakfast?
Answer: I like eggs and toast for breakfast.
I usually (order) pizza.
Question: What do you usually order?
Answer: I usually order pizza.
I (watch) English lessons on YouTube.
Question: What do you watch on YouTube?
Answer: I watch English lessons on YouTube.
I (get) my mail in the afternoon.
Question: When do you get your mail?
Answer: I get my mail in the afternoon. or I get it in the afternoon.
Present tense questions with the verb “do” are made two ways:
1. Yes-No Questions:
Q: Do you want some water?
A: No, I don’t.
In this first example, “do” is the helping verb, and “want” is the main verb. Use “do” or “does,” depending on the subject.
Q: Does he want to see that movie?
A: Yes, he does.
The verb “do” is often an answer to a yes-no question.
2. Questions for information:
Q: Where does he live?
A: He lives in Minnesota.
does live in Minnesota.
Q: What do you do for a living? (What is your job?)
A: I’m a cook.
In this example, “do” + “do” make a question.
The answer does not require the verb “do.”
I am a cook. – uses the verb “be.”
more practice making information, questions in the present tense:
What’s the Question?
the present tense:
Directions: Write information questions in the present tense. First, read the answer. Then, write the question by hand in your notebook.
Question: Where does she work?
Answer: She works at Burger King.
Question: Where does she live? ?
Answer: She lives in Boston.
Question: How many books do you have ?
Answer: I have three books.
Question: When does the movie start ?
Answer: The movie starts at six o’clock.
Question: What does he do?
Answer: He’s a cook
Question: Why do they wake up early?
Answer: They wake up early because they have to go to work.
Question: How much do they need ?
Answer: They need twenty dollars.
Question: How many people do you know here? ?
Answer: I know three or four people here.
Question: Who do you call when there's a problem in your neighborhood ?
Answer: I call the police where there’s a problem in my neighborhood.
Question: How long does the pasta take to cook ?
Answer: The pasta takes about ten minutes to cook.
Question: When do they finish work ?
Answer: They finish work at 9 p.m.
These sentences and questions are all in the present tense. Use the correct helping verb.
The main verb is in parentheses.
____ here? (work).
The helping verb is “Does” and the main verb is “work.”
Does she work here?
Directions: Write this exercise by hand.
Question: Does he like his job? (like)
Answer: Yes, he does.
Question: Do you have any money? (have)
Answer: No, I don't.
Question: Where do they live.? (live)
Answer: They live across the street.
Question: What do you do? (do)
Answer: I work at a restaurant. (work)
Question: Does she drive? (drive)
Answer: Yes, she does.
Luke and Sandra are going to have a baby. Sandra is seven months pregnant, so they expect the baby will come in the middle of May. They are both excited and a little nervous about becoming parents for the first time.
When the baby comes, Sandra is going to take a six-month leave of absence from her job. She wants to spend a lot of time with her new baby. After that, she will go back to work, and then Luke will stay home with the baby. Right now he’s a student studying law, but he’ll be finished with law school by the end of this year.
To prepare for the baby’s arrival,
Sandra’s family and friends are having a baby
shower for her.
This is her first baby,
so she needs a lot of things: a
crib, a baby
carrier, a high chair, baby clothes, baby
bottles, and a lot of
How much do you remember from the reading ? Fill in the blanks.