Unit 4: Question tags | Grammar | A2
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Unit 4: Question tags | Grammar | A2


Bạn đưa câu hỏi đuôi vào trong câu để biến câu đó thành câu hỏi. Với câu khẳng định, bạn thường sử dụng câu hỏi đuôi phủ định theo hình thức kết thúc là –n’t và mong đợi câu trả lời “yes”.

VD: You’re from France, aren’t you? 

Với câu phủ định, bạn luôn sử dụng câu hỏi đuôi hình thức khẳng định và mong đợi câu trả lời “no”

VD: He’s not coming with us, is he? 

Câu hỏi đuôi bao gồm một động từ và một đại từ

Động từ có thể là một trợ từ, động từ khiếm khuyết hoặc một dạng của động từ “be”.


You’ve been to London, haven’t you? 

She can’t sleep, can she? 

We’re going to the circus, aren’t we? 

You speak French, don’t you?


Add the correct 'tag' to these questions. Choose from the box below:

1. Da Vinci painted the 'Mona Lisa', __________________ ?

2. Marilyn Monroe was an actress, __________________ ?

3. Laurel and Hardy were comedians, __________________ ?

4. Barack Obama is the president of the U.S.A., __________________ ?

5. We're going to see the queen, __________________ ?

6. Sean Connery has starred in lots of films, __________________ ?

7. They've met Michael Jackson, __________________ ?

8. You're Madonna, __________________ ?

weren’t they      isn’t he     didn’t he     aren’t we    hasn’t he      aren’t you     wasn’t she    haven’t they


Now make the statements negative, as in the first example:

1. Da Vinci didn’t paint the 'Sunflowers', did he?

2. Marilyn Monroe ______________ a TV personality, ______________ ?

3. Laurel and Hardy ______________ rock singers, ______________ ?

4. Obama ______________ Prime Minister of Britain, ______________ ?

5. We ______________ going to see Lady Gaga, ______________ ?

6. Brad Pitt ______________ directed any films, ______________ ?

7. They met Emma Watson, ______________ ?

8. You ______________ Wayne Rooney, ______________ ?


Look at the questions tags in these sentences and complete the blanks with the missing verbs:

1. I think we've met before. You were at Alison's party, weren't you ?

2. We wouldn't live in a city, but you ______________ , wouldn't you?

3. Tortoises ______________ make good pets, do they?

4. It ______________ going to rain again, is it?

5. You ______________ remember to post this letter, won't you?

6. They ______________ speak Greek, can they?

7. Peter and Frank ______________ in your class at school, weren't they?

8. Water ______________ boil at 90°C, does it?

9. You ______________ be leaving tonight, will you?