Questions in English


Asking and answering questions in English can feel confusing when you don’t know the rules. If you want to perfect your English, it’s worth it to learn and understand the sentence structures.

Closed Questions:

Sentence Builder Game – Practice closed questions with ‘be’
Sentence Builder Game – Practice open questions with ‘be’
Be or do? – Practice answering closed questions
Question Words:

Who – Person (as the subject of the sentence)
Whom – Person (as the object of the sentence)
What – A thing or object
Where – Location
When – Time
Why – Reason
How – Manner
Which – Choice
How many – Number of countable things/objects
How much – Quantity of a non-countable thing/object
How long – Length or quantify of time
How often – Frequency of occurrence
How far – Distance
How old – age

Who is the woman in the green sweater?
To whom should I write for an answer?
What is your favourite colour?
Where is the bus terminal?
When do you usually eat lunch?
Why are you late?
How are you? How does this work?
Which one do you prefer?
How many glasses do we need?

How much water do you drink a day?

How long is the flight to Cali?
How often do you go to the park?
How far is your house from here?
How old is your daughter?

Open Questions:
What is in the backpack? – Practice using ‘what’ and ‘have’ in questions and answers
W5 + H Question Words – Practice basic question words
Leap Frog Board Game – Practice Present Simple questions with ‘be’ or ‘do’
Question Words with ‘how’ – A quiz
Memory Game – Match up the question words

General Past Simple questions – Practice asking question about the past

Tag questions

Indirect questions

Reported Questions