WHAT – Question Words

What? - Question Word
What? – Question Word

WHAT is used both as subject and object of a question; to ask about things.

What happened? — Nothing. (Nothing happened)

What do you need? — I need a pen.

WHAT + a form of do is used to ask question about activities. For example, “What did you do last night?” — I studied.

WHAT + be + like asks for general description of qualities. As in, “What is Julie like?” — She’s nice and friendly.

WHAT + look like asks for physical description. Example, “What does Julie look like?” — She’s wearing glasses and has long dark hair.

WHAT + kind of asks about the particular variety or type of something. For example, “What kind of soup is that?” — It’s creamy pumpkin soup.

WHAT may accompany a noun. As in, “What countries did you visit? — France and Turkey.

So, what do you think about this lesson? Do you understand how to make questions with WHAT now? Let me know what you think in the comment.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: