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The Question (interrogative) Form of the Simple Present Tense

Plural Subjects

With I, you, we, they and plural nouns ( for example: kids, boys, girls ...) we use auxilary verb do or don't short form.

Positive Questions
Do I have a car?
Do you have a car?
Do we have a car?
Do they have a car?
Do the workers have a car?
Do Tom and Teddy have a car?
Negative Questions
Don't I know the answer?
Don't you know the answer?
Don't we know the answer?
Don't they know the answer?
Don't the students know the answer?
Don't you and Mary know the answer?


Singular Subjects

With she, he, it and singular nouns ( for example: the boy, the kid, Tom ...) we use auxilary verb does  or doesn't short form.
We don't use -s with the verb in the question form:     doesn't play s  

For example: Does he live s   here? 

Positive Questions
Does she speak English?
Does he speak English?
Does it snow a lot?
Does the teacher speak English?
Does Cate speak English?

Negative Questions
Doesn't she watch TV?
Doesn't he watch TV?
Doesn't it snow a lot?
Doesn't the teacher watch TV?
Doesn't Cate watch TV?


Positive and Negative Question Form of The Simple Present Tense Table




Do

Don't

I

you

we

they

Teddy and Mary

The students



read s  (not -s)

like

work

live

go

play

watch

have


Example Sentences:

Does Tom play tennis?

Do your friends live near here?

Do you and your mother work together?

Does he have a car?

Do you watch TV a lot?

Where do they live?

What does she do in her free time?

How often do you go to the cinema?

Why do we learn English?




Does

Doesn't


he

she

it

Mary

The boy










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