Class 12 Compulsory English/Unit-1/Chapter: Know Thyself/Critical Thinking
Complete Grammar Structures and Exercise Solution From the Book:Unit One Know Thyself
Question Tag: Class 12 English Grammar:
|Positive Statement||Negative Question Tag||Example: He is a farmer, isn’t he?
|Negative Statement||Positive Question Tag||Buses are never on time, are they?
Questions Tag/ Positive Statement
Questions Tag/ Negative Statement
|aren’t =Are||don’t =do||couldn’t =could|
|doesn’t =does||mustn’t= must|
Example: All is well, isn’t it?
All are happy, aren’t they?
Something/Nothing/Everything/Anything= Use ‘it’ as pronoun
Someone/somebody,nobody,anyone,no one, none, everybody, everyone= Use ‘They’ as pronoun
Example: Somebody arrived in our school yesterday, didn’t they?
|Never, nothing, rarely, hardly, barely, scarcely=Positive Question Tag|
|Example: He never comes to our school, does he?|
Tag Questions in Imperative Sentences: Sentences starting with verb or command:
Examples: Do your homework, will you?
Play with your brother, will you?
Hari, help your sister, will you?
Let me handle the situation, will you?
Let’s= Shall we?
Let us=Will You?
‘d rather=would rather, Example= He’d rather visit the park, wouldn’t he?
‘d better=had better, Example=He’d better to take rest, hadn’t he?
Exercise from Class 12 C English Book:
Study the following examples.
- You are tired, aren’t you?
- He left Kathmandu, didn’t he?
- Your father never touched alcoholic drinks, did he?
Rewrite the following sentences adding appropriate question tag.
- Gill does not know Ann,does he?
- I’m very patient,…aren’t I?
- They’d never met me before,had they?
- Listen carefully,will you?
- Let’s have a break, shall we?
- Let us invite them,will you?
- Hari used to live in France as a boy,didn’t he ?
- You’d better not take a hard drink,had you?
- Sheep eat grass,don’t they?
- Mr. Pande can speak nine languages, can’t he?
- She’s finished her classes, hasn’t she?
- She barely managed to reach the goal,did she?
- Don’t let him swim in that pond,will you ?
- There are lots of people here, aren’t there?
Read the following situations. What do you say in these situations? Use question tags.
- The sky is full of cloud. You can see lightning and hear thunder. It’s going to rain soon, isn’t it?
- You want to pay the taxi fare but you are short by 100 rupees. Shyam, you should lend me 100 rupees, shouldn’t you?
- You have met a stranger at a party and you want to have a chat with him/ her. I want to talk with you, don’t you?
- You came out of the film hall with your friend. You enjoyed the film. The film was very interesting, wasn’t it?
- You and your friend listened to a comedian on the stage and felt spellbound by his/her performance. He gave an excellent performance, didn’t he?
- You think your friend’s father has arrived from the US but you are not sure. Your father has arrived to the airport, hasn’t he?
- You think Susan will join the new job tomorrow but you are not sure. Susan will start his new job from tomorrow, won’t he?
- Your friend’s hair looks too short. You have got very short hair, haven’t you?
- You want to go for a picnic with your friends in class. Let’s enjoy the picnic, shall we ?
- You want permission from your father to go for a walk. Let me go for a walk, will you ?