English Grammar: Question types
There are a number of different types of question used in English, including the following
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How to teach question formation
Tips on presenting and practising making questions in English, including wh- questions, yes/ no questions, subject questions and indirect questions/ embedded questions
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How to teach indirect questions
Embedded questions games and teaching tips
How to teach short answers
Teaching tips and game ideas for short answers like "Yes, I do", "No, he hasn't" and "Yes, there are"
How to teach subject questions
Teaching tips and classroom activities for wh word + main verb questions, including subject question games.
How to teach Yes/ No questions
Teaching tips and classroom games/ activities to present and practise Yes/ No questions like "Is this umbrella yours?" and "Did you have a good time?"
Students who are reluctant to ask questions
What do you do when you find that students are reluctant to ask questions about the class or their homework?
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