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In deze les zitten 27 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

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Tag Questions

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Tag questions

You are very interested in this lesson, aren't you?

Ajax lost their last game, didn't they?

English is easy, isn't it?

Everybody loves McDonald's, don't they?

World of Warcraft isn't a difficult game, is it?

Lola doesn't like basketball, does she?

You can't do three backflips, can you?

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

What are tag questions?

A tag question is a short question at the end of a sentence.

Tag questions turn statements into questions.

English is easy. (statement)      English is easy, isn't it ? (question)


The tag question exists of: (auxillary) verb + pronoun

1. relatie met de zin ervoor

2. + wordt -,  - wordt +

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Which pronoun?

Repeat the pronoun that is used in the statement. 

If a name is used, choose the correct pronoun.


We are happy, aren't we?

Jim isn't at school, is he?

The girls love swimming, don't they?

I am an English teacher, aren't I?


Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Which verb?

If the statement contains a form of 'to be', repeat that one in the tag question.


Sheila and Janet are fond of tennis, aren't they?

I am the best teacher in the world, aren't I?

I'm not a good singer, am I?


If the statement contains an auxiliary (hulpwerkwoord), repeat it in the tag question.

You can jump very far, can't you?

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Which verb 2?

If the statement does not contain a form of 'to be' or 'can',
you have to use a form of 'to do'. Choose the form that fits the statement:

Joan plays tennis, doesn't she?
Wim cooked dinner last night, didn't he?

We go to school by bus, don't we?

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

positive - negative

If the statement is positive, the tag question is negative.

I like cats, don't I?
Jim is 15, isn't he?

If the statement is negative, the tag question is positive.

John doesn't enjoy flying, does he?

English isn't difficult, is it?

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Tag questions
Het werkt als een soort batterij.
als het ene deel een negatief ('not'/ n't) staat, 
staat er een 'plus' in het tweede.



You are Dave, aren't you?

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

I love playing computer games,
A
love I?
B
loven't I?
C
do I?
D
don't I?

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

Superman has many powers,
A
has he?
B
hasn't he?
C
does he?
D
doesn't he?

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

James didn't sleep on the couch,
A
did he?
B
didn't he?
C
does he?
D
doesn't he?

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

This exercise isn't easy,
A
isn't it?
B
is it?
C
does it?
D
doesn't it?

Slide 12 - Quizvraag


..., aren't you?
A
You like Batman,
B
He is fond of Deadpool,
C
You are count Dracula,
D
You aren't Usain Bolt,

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

She is your boss, .............?
A
aren't she
B
doesn't she
C
isn't she?
D
is she?

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

We are home late, ............?
A
aren't we
B
amn't we
C
isn't we

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

I am the best teacher in the world, .............?
A
aren't I
B
amn't I
C
isn't I
D
am I

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

She works at the police office, ......?
A
does she
B
doesn't she
C
do she
D
don't she

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

My uncle has got a piano, .............?
A
has he
B
hasn't he
C
have he
D
haven't he

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

I can play the piano, .........?
A
don't I
B
do I
C
can't I
D
can I

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

Summary

Tag questions are used to turn statements into questions.

  1. Repeat the form of 'to be' or 'can'
  2. Other verbs, add a form of 'to do'
  3. Choose the correct pronoun (you, I, she, it, they...)
  4. Positive statement = negative tag question
  5. Negative statement = positive tag question

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

Do you need more on Question Tags?
Next sheets: explanation clip (7 minutes)+ quiz (8 minutes)

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

Slide 22 - Video

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Slide 23 - Video

01:46
He can play football.

Slide 24 - Open vraag

01:52
You didn't see James.

Slide 25 - Open vraag

02:00
She never cleans up.

Slide 26 - Open vraag

02:06
They have been to France.

Slide 27 - Open vraag