QUESTIONS WITH THE HELPING VERB “BE”

schlechte horror spiele den der ler sidst ler bedst When the verb “to be” is used as an auxiliary (helping) verb, it takes the form of “am/is/are/was/were.” While constructing a sentence, the auxiliary verb “to be” must be placed before the subject:

  • ruby laser autonivel there Are they still in New York?
  • Are you with your family?
  • Is your father a good driver?
  • Was the life in the past more difficult?
  • Were people happier in the past?
  • Is it warm enough?

 

WH- QUESTIONS

While constructing sentences with the auxiliary verb “to be”, the word of interrogation must be followed by the auxiliary verb:

  • What kind of a film is it?
  • Where was your brother last night?
  • Which singer is the most popular today?
  • Whose book is this?
  • Why are you in a hurry?
  • What are you interested in?

 

The auxiliary verb “to be” can never be used with the nominative form of the verb.

Do you like football?                     (Wrong: Are you like football?)

Did she call you yesterday?       (Wrong: Were you call you yesterday?)

 

The verb to be can be used with a noun or V-ing.

  • Is he at home?
  • Is he a good driver?
  • Is he reading a book?