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Basic sentence structure (1)

(elementary level)

These tables will help you to understand and practice word order, which is one of the most important things in English grammar.

Present Simple
  I likeorange juice.
 Doyou likeorange juice?
Whatdoyou like ?
  Who likesorange juice?
  Idon'tlikeorange juice.



Present Simple
  We goto school.
 Doyou goto school?
Wheredoyou go ?
  Who goesto school?
Whatdoyou do ?
  Wedon'tgoto school.



Present Simple (3rd person singular)
  Tony worksin an office.
 DoesTony workin an office?
WheredoesTony work ?
  Who worksin an office?
WhatdoesTony doin an office?
  Tonydoesn'tworkin an office.



Present Simple (3rd person singular)
  My sister gets upvery early.
 Doesyour sister get upvery early?
Whendoesyour sister get up ?
  Who gets upvery early?
Whatdoesyour sister dovery early?
  My sisterdoesn'tget upvery early.



Present Simple (with modal auxiliary)
 Canshe swimwell?
Howcanshe swim ?
Whatcanshe dowell?



Future Simple
  Mr Tuckwillarrivetomorrow.
 WillMr Tuck arrivetomorrow?
WhenwillMr Tuck arrive ?
WhatwillMr Tuck dotomorrow?
  Mr Tuckwon'tarrivetomorrow.



Present Progressive
  Cathyissleepingin her bedroom.
 IsCathy sleepingin her bedroom?
WhereisCathy sleeping ?
WhatisCathy doingin her bedroom?
  Whoissleepingin her bedroom?
  Cathyisn'tsleepingin her bedroom,



Present Progressive
 Areyou playingtennis?
Whatareyou playing ?
Whatareyou doing ?
  I'm notplayingtennis.


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