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Podcast #99 Expressions formed with WHAT…LIKE

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Other, Questions

Note: Sentences in italics were presented for listening only. What is the new teacher like? What’s it like to work two jobs? What was it like fighting in the war? I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a banker. Tell me what it’s like living alone.   It’s cloudy today. It is cloudy today. […] Read More

Podcast #59 Asking for an Opinion using a Question Word

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

How do you think the story will end? When do you think the teacher will arrive? How do you think the economy got so bad? Where do you think we should rent a car? Why do you think the earth is getting warmer? When do you think the teacher will arrive? Where do you think […] Read More

Podcast #54 Tag Questions

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

Mr. Grace is coming tomorrow, isn’t he? Mr. Grace isn’t coming tomorrow, is he? Mrs. Grace is coming tomorrow, isn’t she? You are coming tomorrow, aren’t you? His sister loves chocolate, doesn’t she? Your friends all play tennis, don’t they? They came here from Mexico, didn’t they? You are over 21, aren’t you? You aren’t […] Read More

Podcast #17 Answering questions that begin with IS, ARE, DO or DOES

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

Is he working very hard? Yes he is. Is he working very hard? No, he isn’t. Is he working very hard? No, he’s not. Are the police going to close off the road? Yes, they are. Are the police going to close off the road? No, they aren’t. Are the police going to close off […] Read More

Podcast #11 Not Just a Simple Question!

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

Can you help me clean the house? Can’t you help me clean the house? Is $40 a high price for a belt? Isn’t $40 a high price for a belt? Shouldn’t we call and make a reservation? Wouldn’t you like to come in the house for a while? Won’t you be coming to the family […] Read More

Podcast #10 Asking Questions

 Published in the category Grammar and Usage, Questions

Question words: Who, What, Why, When, Where, How Patterns: Question word + is/are/am/was/were Question word + helping verb (do-does-did, have-has-had, may-must-might, can-could, will-would, shall-should) Examples: When can you come over for dinner? Why does he talk so loudly? Who is that man over there? Where should I plan to meet you? How will he pay […] Read More

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