Lesson 12: How to Ask Questions

DIALOGUE

Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! 📘

  • K: What is your name? 📘
  • D: My name is Dorothy. 📘
  • K: Where do you live? 📘
  • D: I live in San Francisco. 📘
  • K: When can you work? 📘
  • D: I can work tomorrow. 📘
  • K: Which do you like better: pizza or pasta? 📘
  • D: I like pizza better. 📘
  • K: How old are you? 📘
  • D: I am thirty years old. 📘
  • K: Why are you nervous? 📘
  • D: I am shy. 📘
  • K: Who is your best friend? 📘
  • D: My best friend is Noreen. 📘

 

NEW SKILL

Using question words: who, where, what, when, why, which, and how 📘

  • What is your name?
  • Where do you live?
  • When can you work?
  • Which do you like better: pizza or pasta?
  • How old are you?
  • Why are you nervous?
  • Who is your best friend?

 

Using adjectives to describe feelings. Adjectives are used to describe a noun or pronoun. 📘

Read the diagram out loud with your tutor.

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Example sentences:

  • I am surprised. 📘
  • We are upset. 📘
  • Dorothy is shy. 📘
  • She is happy. 📘
  • They are sad. 📘
  • You are angry. 📘
  • Kevin is crazy. 📘

 

 

EXERCISE

Fill in the blank with the correct question word. 📘

  • How are you feeling? (How or Who)
  • ____ are you doing? (Which or What)
  • ____ color do you like, red or blue? (When or Which)
  • ____ are you leaving for vacation? (Who or When)
  • ____ are you calling? (Which or Who)

 

 

Fill in the blank with the correct adjective about feelings. 📘

  • I am alone. I feel lonely. (crazy or lonely).
  • She is depressed. She feels  _________. (sad or happy).
  • He is shy. He feels __________. (jealous or nervous).
  • We are mad. We feel ________. (upset or shy).
  • You are on vacation. You feel (happy or sad).

 

Match the question word with the correct explanation. 📘

What? specific thing person
Who? ____________ way
How? ____________ time
When? ____________ specific thing
Where? ____________ place

 

Make a sentence to describe the smiley face feeling. Use the pronoun “I” and the vocabulary list above. 📘

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Discussion Questions

  • When was the last time you felt angry?
  • When was the last time you felt sad?
  • How would you describe your personality?
  • How would you describe your mom?

 

 

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