English Grammar Questions Present Tense
Learn English Questions Present Tense Grammar

Grammar Level 1- Lesson Eight

In this seventh grammar lesson, you learn about Questions Present Tense in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

In our previous lesson, we covered the Present Tense If you just landed on this page, we suggest that you complete our previous lesson including its quizzes before continuing on this lesson.

Requirement Lessons

There is no required lessons for working and learning this lesson.

Questions in the Present Tense

To make a question in the present tense, use the helping verbs do or does. In the chart below, the main verb is “run.” For questions, the main verb remains in the simple form.

singular

Do I run?
Do you run?
Does he run?
Does she run?
Does it run?

plural

Do we run?
Do you run?
Do they run?

writing

Do you run to school?
Does she run to school?
Do students in your city run to school?

Present tense questions require the helping verb and the main verb–except when the main verb is “be.” (See Blue Level Lesson Three.) Note the helping verb, do or does, changes with the subject.
Here are some present tense questions
for the verb “drive.”

Do I drive?

Do you drive?

Does he drive?

Does she drive?

Does it drive?

Do we drive?

Do you drive?

Do they drive?

Questions in the Present Tense – Negative
do + subject + not + verb

Singular

Do I not drive?
Do you not drive?
Does he not drive?
Does she not drive?
Does it not drive?

Plural

Do we not drive?
Do you not drive?
Do they not drive?

Contractions:
don’t + subject + verb
or
doesn’t + subject + verb
(This form is much more popular!)

Singular

Don’t I drive?
Don’t you drive?
Doesn’t he drive?
Doesn’t she drive?
Doesn’t it drive?

Plural

Don’t we drive?
Don’t you drive?
Don’t they drive?

Practice:
1. ________ he _________ breakfast? (eat)
2. ________ the car _________? (run)
3. ________ you __________ time? (have)
4. ________ it ________ cold here? (get)
5. ________ you ________ cold? (feel — negative)
6. ________ the students _________ books? (have)
7. ________ we _________ early tomorrow? (leave)
8. ________ this _________ good? (taste — negative)
9. ________ Maria _________ English? (speak)
10. ________ I __________ you? (know — negative)

Answers: 1. Does….eat; 2. Does….run; 3. Do….have; 4. Does….get;
5. Don’t ….feel; 6. Do….have; 7. Do….leave; 8. Doesn’t ….taste; 9. Does….speak;
10. Don’t….know

Quiz for Questions Present Tense

Now that you learned your new lesson, it is time to go to the Questions Present Tense Quiz page and finish your quiz. While working on your quiz, you can always go back to its lesson to refresh your memory.

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Next Grammar Lesson

In our next lesson, we will cover the Present Continuous Before moving to the next lesson, we suggest that you complete this lesson including its quizzes.

Related Grammar Lessons

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Grammar Level 1 Outline

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