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Today's lesson is all about the
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In deze les zitten 37 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

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Today's lesson is all about the
question tags

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

 Question tags

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

 question tags

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 3 - Tekstslide

What are question tags?

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

Question tags turn statements into questions.


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


The tag question consists of:  modal verb + subject pronoun


Slide 4 - Tekstslide

subject pronoun

Repeat the subject pronoun that is used in the main sentence. 

If a name is used, choose the correct subject 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 5 - Tekstslide

Personal pronouns you can use in a question tag:
Words you can not use in a tag:
Ann
the boys
she
they
you
our books
me
we
I
Luke Skywalker
Star Wars
he
it
they
Bernie

Slide 6 - Sleepvraag

Which verb?

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


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 a modal verb (hulpwerkwoord), repeat it in the question tag.

You can jump very far, can't you?

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Which verb 2?

If the statement does not contain a modal verb(=hulpww) 
you have to use a form of 'to do'. Choose the form that fits the statement:


Joan plays tennis, doesn't she?

We go to school by bus, don't we?
Wim cooked dinner last night, didn't he?


Slide 8 - Tekstslide

positive - negative

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

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


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

John doesn't enjoy flying, does he?

English isn't difficult, is it?

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

question tags
A tag works like a battery -
one half is always positive
the other half is always negatve



You are Dave, aren't you?
You aren't Dave, are you?

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

SO ......
This is how you make a question tag:

1) repeat the modal verb (am/is/are/can/have/has/do/does/did)
No modal verb? Then use: do/does/did
2) repeat the subject (I/you/he/she/it/we/they)
3) a positive sentence = a negative tag
     a negative sentence = a positive tag

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

don't forget
I am old, aren't I?

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

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

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 16 - 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 17 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 18 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 19 - 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 20 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 21 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 22 - Quizvraag

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

Slide 23 - Quizvraag

Slide 24 - Link

Summary

Tag questions are used to turn statements into questions.

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

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

exception (=uitzondering)
I am, aren't I?

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

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

Slide 27 - Tekstslide

Slide 28 - Video

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Slide 29 - Video

01:46
He can play football.

Slide 30 - Open vraag

01:52
You didn't see James.

Slide 31 - Open vraag

02:00
She never cleans up.

Slide 32 - Open vraag

02:06
They have been to France.

Slide 33 - Open vraag

Auxilary verbs

can
may
must
shall
will
to be
.

to do 
to have
(only in combination with another verb)

Slide 34 - Tekstslide

Slide 35 - Link

Slide 36 - Link

Slide 37 - Tekstslide