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Juliana and The English studio, Holborn
Juliana is a student at The English Studio, Holborn
 
Question Tags
In this week's programme, we challenged Juliana to form correct question tags (also called tag questions). Will she succeed? And what on earth is a question tag anyway? Find out by listening to the show!


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A question tag is a short question at the end of a sentence, which we use to find out information or check information that we already have. This is how you form question tags:

Positive sentence - negative tag You will do it quickly, won't you?
Negative sentence - positive tag She isn't happy, is she?
Main verb - use 'do' We went to the party, didn't we?
Pronouns Yuki and Tomo are Japanese, aren't they?


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