Question Patterns in English Using Question Words

Question words are used to form questions in English:

  • When
  • Where
  • Why
  • Which
  • Whose
  • What
  • Who
  • How

Question Patterns:

  • Where: Where + is/are + subject + verb?
  • Who: Who + verb + you?
  • What: What + auxiliary verb + subject + verb?
  • How: How + auxiliary verb + subject + verb?

Where is my pencil? (Where is my pencil?)

Who are you? (Who are you?)

What did you do yesterday? (What did you do yesterday?)

What are you doing? (What are you doing?)

What’s your name? (What’s your name?)

What do you want to eat? (What do you want to eat?)

Which school are you going to? (Which school are you going to?)

Which countries have you been to before? (Which countries have you been to before?)

What sport do you do? (What sport do you do?)

What team do you support? (What team do you support?)

When did you finish your homework? (When did you finish your homework?)

Why are you waiting here? (Why are you waiting here?)

Why did you call me yesterday? (Why did you call me yesterday?)

How are you? (How are you?)

How do you cook omelette? (How do you cook omelette?)

This content discusses various question patterns in English using question words.

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