When we want to make sure that something is true or not, we use tags.
In this lesson, we learn about tags in questions that are called tag questions.
They are here,
He can drive,
To make a tag question, you have to use the following structure:
When the statement is positive the tag is negative, and when the statement is negative the tag is positive.
They will accept,
My mother isn't here,
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When using negative tags, usually contracted form is used. Here are the examples:
He wants to come,
You will stay tonight,
Tag questions are used to make sure about the information that we already know. Here is the general rule:
- Negative sentence, positive tag?
- Positive sentence, negative tag?