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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
She has been here before, __________?

Mr. Edwards has a guitar, ___________?

You can't drive a car, ________?

Jane went to school today, _______?

You're tall, ________?

I am next, _______?

I am not going to pass the test, _______?

If you want to comment on a situation, your voice should go ______ at the end of the tag.


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I have working with some american guys and all the time when the guys talk to me, they’re using this tag questions.
Was nice this vídeo.

Thanks
sorry my mistakes

Tuesday, June 30th 2009

I’m back. I got stucked in these 2 questions:

1- I am next, _______? => • aren’t I?
Why i have to use Aren’t ????

2- I am not going to pass the test, _______? = > am I?
For me this one make sense, but the first one, not.!!!!

can you help me ?

Tuesday, June 30th 2009

    I think its just rule and you have to remember it. Its also mentioned in the answer of the quiz:

    “In this exception, we use “aren’t” as the negative for “I am.” Remember this!”

    Hope it helps,

    Tuesday, June 30th 2009

      yes, that’s right, because it’s a kind of heavy if you said “amn’t I ?”.
      however, there’s a exception concerning areas. if you’ve been in Irland or Scotland before, you’ve probably heard people saying: ” amnt’ I ?”, because that is how they use to said there.

      Thursday, March 11th 2010

    I have the same question from Rey: I’m back. I got stucked in these 2 questions:

    1- I am next, _______? => • aren’t I?
    Why i have to use Aren’t ????

    can you help me ?

    Sunday, November 4th 2012

hi dear sir
i hope u are all fine and doing well
i want to ask you if it is possible to send me some english advance videos to my address.
Thanks in advance
abdullah

Tuesday, June 30th 2009

    Hi abdullah,

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to send lessons in advance. They take time to upload to the Internet, and must be edited, which takes some time. The site updates at a steady level, so I hope you will continue to enjoy the lessons provided here.

    Saturday, September 19th 2009

      sir m MBA student from india… my english speaking is not too good ..what shud i do to imrpove my fluency so that i can go aherad from all class.

      Monday, November 2nd 2009

    مرحبة عبد الله انا علاء من فلسطين ممكن ممكن تبعتلي رسالة على هاض الايميل .ala_ardah@yahoo.com

    Sunday, September 23rd 2012

Hi Teacher
The lesson was very very interesting, wasn’t it.

Thank you a lots and have a nice day there

Raul

Thursday, July 2nd 2009

:)

Thursday, July 2nd 2009

Thank you for all lessons
I engoyed your method is great,but I have proplem I learn English every day and I forget what I learned because I can’t use English in my country so tell me what should I do ?

Best Wishes

Sunday, July 12th 2009

If you want to comment on a situation, your voice should go ______ at the end of the tag.=> down….i don’t know this meaning. Please give me example^^. how to need go down and how to need go up?

Wednesday, August 5th 2009

thanks a lot Mr. Alax

it was great lesson; I got it very good.

but really we need more practice you know like how to speak english fluentelly…

and also we have problem in writing.

thank you again

with success .

Monday, August 10th 2009

    Thank you for the information, and I will keep it in mind for future lessons.

    Saturday, September 19th 2009

Thanks Alex !

The lesson would help me in the exam !
Thanks again !

Monday, August 10th 2009

Hi teacher I’m Alex too , by the way you have a pretty name , just a little joke, any way I came here to tell you how I guess important your video,
I had class about TAG QUESTIONS but the teacher just teach something he wasn’t as clean as you. I really think that I learn more with ENGVID than my old school. sorry about this sentence”he wasn’t as clean as you” but I don’t found out another the word better.

thanks for all

like you always say

take care ….

Wednesday, August 19th 2009

    I’m glad you’re enjoying the lessons. Thank you. :)

    Saturday, September 19th 2009

Thanks Alex!
This lesson help me a lot. I can distinguish between rising intonation and getting down intonation in the tag questions.
Thanks a lot.

Wednesday, August 19th 2009

HI ALEX I AM JUNAID.YOUR TEACHING STYLE IS SUPERB,I LIKED SO MUCH.I HAVE LEARNT AND IMPROVED MY ENG GRAMMER SO MUCH THAT I CANT EXPRESS REALLY.THANKS SO MUCH.

Thursday, September 3rd 2009

thank yoooooooou

Saturday, September 12th 2009

Hi
Nice class!!
Very good examples.
Thank you.

Tuesday, September 15th 2009

great lesson…I learned a lot from it.. thank you……

Thursday, October 8th 2009

thank you I understand very well and learned a lot things again thank youuuuuuuuuuuu

Friday, October 23rd 2009

Alex please can you explain me again He has a car,doesn’t he? why is not hasn’t he I don’t understand please write me

Friday, October 23rd 2009

    You use “doesn’t he” in the tag if you’re using the simple present in the first part of the statement, and you are using the base form of a verb. However, if you use the present perfect, you must use “hasn’t he”. Here are some examples of when to use “doesn’t ____”:

    He goes to school, doesn’t he?
    She swims on Sundays, doesn’t she?
    He has a phone, doesn’t he?
    We have a test today, don’t we?

    Here are some examples of when to use “hasn’t ____”:

    He has gone to school, hasn’t he?
    She has gone swimming today, hasn’t she?
    He has slept, hasn’t he?
    We have written a test today, haven’t we?

    Wednesday, October 28th 2009

      hi Alex ! thanx a lot

      Tuesday, March 30th 2010

hi this is dipti,i am very poor in english can u help me

Wednesday, October 28th 2009

great lesson , but i hope explain past simple

Friday, October 30th 2009

Hi,Elex
I had many English classes and I still have grammar mistakes.this lesson was one of them. Can you explain me why we use aren’t in this example.
I am next aren’t I

Sunday, December 13th 2009

hi teacher how are you.
it was great lesson.and i got much information from it.but teacher what should i do to improve my english speaking.and to get fluency in my english.it is very upset situation for me.i have done MBA.please guide me.
Ali

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009

    Hi Ali,

    To obtain fluency in any language you must use it every day. It also helps if you are in an environment where the language is always being spoken. Listen to radio, watch TV, read books, and try to have conversations in English as well. You can even begin a daily journal where you only write in English.

    Friday, February 5th 2010

      thanx Alex for the useful information

      Wednesday, May 4th 2011

Awsome..
thank you verymuch

Wednesday, December 30th 2009

i am from Viet nam, thank you

Saturday, March 20th 2010

Thank you Alex .

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010

thank you so much……………

Thursday, March 25th 2010

Thank you for your good lesson.

Saturday, April 3rd 2010

Thank you very much Alex.
It is a good one,isn’t it?

Wednesday, April 7th 2010

Thanks a lot.
May I ask you something?
Could you close the window next time?

Thank you your great video lesson. Thank, your work. Thank you.

Sunday, April 11th 2010

hi Alex your the beast one i really like your lesson can you tell me why we use dosen’t he and can’t use have’nt ?

Tuesday, April 13th 2010

thank u very much

Wednesday, April 14th 2010

I am enjoying the lessons so much.
Thanks a lot.

Friday, May 14th 2010

thank you so much

Sunday, May 16th 2010

Thahx a lot alex

Tuesday, May 18th 2010

thank you v much .
but how to speak english fluently???

Tuesday, May 18th 2010

Hi teacher, I am from Viet Nam. This is the frist time I join this class. It is very exciting and useful. Have you been in Viet Nam? I mean teaching in Viet Nam? If only you have a class in Viet Nam.

Thursday, May 20th 2010

thank you. i undestand lesson.

Friday, May 21st 2010

Thanks Alex about the wonderful lesson . But
I have a question if you don’t mind .
what if the sentence begin with imparative verbs e.g : open the door , ……………..?
and if the sentence start with negative e.g:
Don’t get out, …………………?
or let’s go out , ……………….?
Please give the answers.
I’d be appreciated.

Sunday, May 30th 2010

I think you misspelled a word.
It should be Vietnam, not “Viet Nam”.

Tuesday, July 6th 2010

    “Viet Nam” is the more modern spelling that the people of that country now use.

    Thursday, July 8th 2010

Alex, i just want to comment that you made this lesson VERY CONFUSING!!!!

I don’t mean to be rude or anything but to me it is very confusing.

Thursday, July 15th 2010

Thank you Alex you are a very good teacher!!!! SO TALENTED ..congratulation!!!
muack

Wednesday, August 18th 2010

hello,
sir, i couldn’t understand the exception in sentence no. 6.will you explain it to me.well, i like this.

Sunday, August 22nd 2010

i like this video.thnx

Sunday, August 22nd 2010

Hi Alex,

Really, you are doing very good job for all of us who infact sincere to learn/understand the englihs but meantime, I would request you to please confirm if there is any opportunity to
online chat or communicate with you and other teachers as well.
Awating your reply in order to take next step and determine further just for improve my english which is really compulsory in this era.

One more thing, could you assist to get the lesson from very beggining, in other words, lesson in sequence from beggining to ending.

Thanks & regards
Fazal

Monday, August 30th 2010

Its great learning system.. i love it..

Monday, September 6th 2010

Hi alex, thanks for your useful lesson.i basically understand tag question but last week i did a test that was vey confusing.Here they are:
I believe he has given up smoking/(isn’t he?)(don’t i?)(hasn’t he?)
So you think he’ll be back before november?(shall he?)(will he?)(do you?)
Now is hardly the time to tell me you didnt need a test at all(did you?)(is it?)(isn’t it?)
So, which one should i choose? and because what?

Friday, September 10th 2010

thanks, your class was really clear.

Sunday, October 3rd 2010

Dear Alex:
thanks a lot for the lesson. I hope next time you give us Rhythm and intonation
thanks again

Thursday, October 21st 2010

Thanks teacher ,have a good night

Sunday, October 24th 2010

Sir Alex your lessons are very useful for my studies & I hope you’ll do more lessons for us. I think you are the best. Tank you very much for your teaching. Have a brilliant future..!! Thanx again.

Wednesday, November 10th 2010

dear sir,you doing really a great job.i have one question will you please explain idioms. hope so you will help me in this,because teacher does not explain like you.thak you so much.

Thursday, November 25th 2010

Thank you.

Tuesday, December 7th 2010

Alex, I think some thing is wrong with question 6. It says
” I am next……?
when I chose the answer of ” Amn’t I,” it says I am wrong, and gives me ” Aren’t I” as a right answer.

Thursday, December 23rd 2010

    “Amn’t I” does not exist in the English language. When you use a tag question that uses the subject “I,” you must follow it with “aren’t I?” It’s a bit of an exception.

    Sunday, January 9th 2011

could you please explain for me why “aren’t I” is right and my answer is wrong.

Thursday, December 23rd 2010

hi ms alexe you are good becouse your lessons very interesting but i have problem in enghiche please tell me how to speak enghlich thank you i wish more

Sunday, December 26th 2010

Teachers are 3 category. 1.Born to be a teacher.2.Created to be a teacher. 3.Name to be a teacher. You are first category.

Thursday, January 6th 2011

    Thank you very much for your kind words.

    Sunday, January 9th 2011

    Exactly!
    Thank you, Alex!

    Monday, November 5th 2012

Thank you for your good lesson.

Wednesday, January 12th 2011

hiiiiiiiiiii
very nice lesson, my eng is very week kinly gve me suggestion to improve it thx

Monday, January 31st 2011

Think you for your lessons!I wish God to save Engvid for every centuary!I am in obligation to thank you all the engvid staff for all the updated lessons.Now I realise that I can not neglict any lessons given by Engvid,I will listen to them very closely!I am so happy to learn to Engvid.

Tuesday, February 1st 2011

really I am so glade to learn English with you even the comment has check spelling and grammar
a big great to you

Saturday, February 5th 2011

Thanks Alex for your great teaching.

Monday, February 28th 2011

Very nice exam i much more understand the lesson thanks a lot sir Alex and to all EngVid family

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011

Now I can understand question tag,thank you Mr. Alex.

Thursday, March 10th 2011

I love this lesson, it’s good for me. Thank you,Alex.

Saturday, March 12th 2011

Hi alex thank you for lesson it’s good for me becouse i don’t have time for to go to school i lived in Canada only one year can you help me about speaking and writing

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011

Thanks a lot for this kindly tell me how to improve my english.

Sunday, March 27th 2011

What is the tag for the sentence- I know you did the work, ……?

Sunday, April 3rd 2011

    Interesting question. To me, the first response is “I know you did the work, don’t I?”

    “I know you did the work, didn’t you?” doesn’t make grammatical sense, because the subject is “I” and not “you.”

    Thanks for the great example!

    Sunday, April 17th 2011

Hi Alex,
Will you please let me know about, where should I use Noun,Adverb and Adjective in the sentences
with suitable examples..

Monday, April 4th 2011

hi teacher Alex it is wenderful teaching thanku

Wednesday, April 6th 2011

thank you so much

Friday, April 8th 2011

thanks!<3

Saturday, April 9th 2011

Hi teacher
I’m Brahim frome Mauritania. I’m a bignner but the lesson was very itesting and easy to understand.

Friday, April 15th 2011

As u suggested us to watch tv which channel would u perfer to watch

Wednesday, April 20th 2011

guys thank you so much your team is great see you in the next class

Wednesday, May 4th 2011

thanks alex you r rockzz man i got it it’s such a gret lesson

Saturday, May 14th 2011

i like this lesson

Monday, May 16th 2011

Hello Alex,
I’m Lan Bui, a Vietnamese. I have just seen your lesson about tag question.My notes is at our voice must down at end of tag. Could you please to teach about intonation of any sentenses (WH-question,Yes/no questions, sentenses with so many clauses,..)?

Thank you very much,
Lan Bui

Monday, May 30th 2011

    hi lan:
    the intonation of tag questions
    use rising intonation when you’re not sure if the listener will agree,and you expect an answer
    and
    use falling intonation when you think the listener will agree.

    Friday, October 28th 2011

      @emad1968:
      Thank you for your answers.

      Sunday, October 30th 2011

        you’re welcome friend

        Thursday, November 10th 2011

Hello Sir Alex,
i have watchd many of the lessons regarding the madals, but i m still havng problem in can,could, will, would. Especially, could and would which are past, but i have noticed they r used as present also, so plz clearify me in a good way and describe it in all the aspects.
Thank you.

Friday, June 3rd 2011

hello alexx
how are you im fine im your fans i like you man you are the best and friendly best wishes for you from uzbekistan qobuljon

Sunday, June 12th 2011

Dear Alex
As always your lessons have been very nice and useful. My English teachers have never said that there is difference in the ending intonation between assumption and comment.
Thank you!

Thursday, June 16th 2011

Hi Mr. Alex, almost everyday my curious pushes me up to open your lesson. Honestly I say that your lesson is very interesting and even make me obtain my want to master English lesson, pronunciation, and so on. I am even now is trying to listen the sound those native speaker like you are saying.

Friday, June 17th 2011

so nice test for me . I,m so happy now.

Thursday, June 23rd 2011

soooooooooooo nice ……..

Thursday, June 23rd 2011

ssssssssssssssssssssooooooooooooooooooooooooooo nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Thursday, June 23rd 2011

Thank you alx we watch you from saudi arabia

Tuesday, June 28th 2011

Thank you teacher Alex.
Now I can ask tag guestions, cant I? Yes I can.

Thursday, June 30th 2011

Hi!Alex,your speaking style is very good.I learned this lesson was very good. thanks.

Sunday, July 3rd 2011

    you have to say i learned the lesson or this lesson very good
    or have to say i was learning the lesson very good when you started

    Friday, October 28th 2011

Hi! alex, thank you very for posting this kind of lesson. It helps me a lot …
I hope you would post a new lesson soon …

Wednesday, July 6th 2011

thanks a lot for helping me.you’re great……………..i like it.

Thursday, July 28th 2011

Mr Alex, your lesson are the great one. I really admire your work, you are really doing great job. I am learning englsih, aren’t I?

My best wishes to you and engvid team.

Saturday, August 6th 2011

hi alex! i have a question for u. please tell me about tag question
present possessive always have “do or does” in tag question or can we also use “has or have” in it? please info me about these.

Monday, August 8th 2011

    I’m not sure that I fully understand your question. Are you asking about present progressive sentences?

    “They’re seeing a movie later, aren’t they?”

    Or you might be asking about do/does and has/have.

    You have seen the movie, haven’t you?
    You have a dog, don’t you?

    Use “have” when the sentence is present perfect, and “do” if it’s in the simple tense.

    Wednesday, August 17th 2011

      Hello Alex, would you light my mind about using have in the tag questions. I understand that I use have if the sentense is in present perfect, so can I use have if the sentence is in past perfect ? for example: You had seen the movie, hadn’t you ? Is it correct ? Thanks for your reply…

      Friday, April 27th 2012

        Sorry I have few questions to you Alex, it’s about tag questions. If I use let in the question,I use shall in the tag ! for example: Let’s go out, shall we ? Let’s not go out, shan’t we ? are they correct ?? If I use imperative form, the tag is always positive with will, for example: Don’t forget, will you ? negative question and positive tag… Stop that noise, will you ? positve question and positive tag…Are they correct or wrong !!! I need your help, many thanks

        Friday, April 27th 2012

          Hi again Alex, I promise it’s my last one question for today ! lol ! I come back to you about tag questions, would you like advise me about using let, I use let in the question and shall in the tag, for example: let me know now, shan’t you ? or shan’t I ? I’m affraid that is wrong or the worst that doesn’t exist in English language !!! All the best to you !

          Friday, April 27th 2012

dear alex

Thank you for all lessons
i like this lesson
Sohrab KL

Saturday, August 13th 2011

maybe i was on little confusing , but it’s officially good ^___^ Thanks!

Tuesday, August 16th 2011

I always wanted to speak English.But i did’t get the right way to speak English Language. today i think i got the right way to speak English with confidence.

Thursday, August 18th 2011

thanks very much for given exercises to do and I did too fast so I had a few mistakes, sorry about that ! anyway..I’ll continue to do your given exercises and watch videos on your website.

Friday, August 19th 2011

OH, I completely forgot you’re a good teacher :D

Friday, August 19th 2011

I study with you every day, I have watched all your lessons and I´m very happy your are a very good teacher congratulations and thank you so much from spain, I´m your fan

Wednesday, September 21st 2011

from spain thank you great teacher

Wednesday, September 21st 2011

Thank a lot teacher you are great .
It is really beneficial lesson.

Saturday, September 24th 2011

hi alex i m still waiting for ur reply.

Saturday, September 24th 2011

87,50% One incorrect answer…(
Thank you for these knowledge and for the quiz!

Sunday, September 25th 2011

hi sir thank you for this interesting lesson
would you please explain again the example I know you did the work, ……? i haven’t understood why the subject is I and not you

Thursday, October 6th 2011

    i think because (i) whom done the action of knowing

    Friday, October 28th 2011

when i can use ( these /those /they or their ) on tag question?

Wednesday, October 26th 2011

dear teacher Alex:
I appreciate your effort in education and grateful to you for your patience in our questions to you
And
I hope that your chest expands to our questions and our proposal together
sir /
your answer took a lot of time, didn’t you ?
we are students and need the answer as soon as possible for learning sir
Thanks a lot for your lessons because i found them very very useful and and i am Nominated your site to my friends
and thanks a lot

Thursday, October 27th 2011

What’s the rule when the verb is in the past?
Example:
He had a car,________?

Thanks a lot.

Thursday, October 27th 2011

    i think the correct answer is
    (didn’t he)
    because it means
    he did have a car

    Friday, October 28th 2011

gooooooooooooooooooooood teacher

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

hi sir Alex :)

Thank you for this lesson. But please could you tell me how to answer a “tag question”? I’m so confused :(

Please please explain Sir Alex..Thanks a lot!

Thursday, November 3rd 2011

    A tag question is basically a ‘yes/no’ question, so you can answer it like any other question of this type.

    “It’s hot today, isn’t it?”
    “Yeah, it is. I can’t breathe outside!”

    Monday, November 28th 2011

      ohh okay :)

      Thank you for the answer Sir Alex! :) You’re such a kind and great teacher!!! More power!!!!

      Johanna fr. Philippines! :)

      Tuesday, November 29th 2011

thanks

Tuesday, November 8th 2011

Thank you Alex

Monday, November 14th 2011

Lots of tx.
Iam,aren’t I?
Whats the Qtag of ” I was ” plz ?!
Is” wasn’t I ” correct??

Monday, November 28th 2011

    Fatima,

    That’s correct.

    Monday, November 28th 2011

Tx in advance,
But d other problem of mine is with this sentense:( Thats the guy who was on TV,……? a.isnt that b.isnt it
This is exactly the one which I’ve got fron the net n the answer was:(isnt it),
N I wanna know whats the problem with
“isnt that”?!
As we know “auxiliary+pronoun” make Qtag,
N the question is: isnt “that” here as a pronoune??????!!!!!!!!
In fact Im mixed up in.

Sunday, December 4th 2011

hi Alex.I want you please to show me the to teach prediction using will

Saturday, December 31st 2011

hello dear teacher Alex, i guess you´re the best teacher i´ve ever met before, i think you all 7 you are in the first posicion teaching english. you make feel like a baby when is learning whatever language.. i would like you would be my friend on skype or facebook. can you? bye bye. see you next time

Tuesday, January 17th 2012

i want to learning english language

Friday, January 20th 2012

my question is that in first tag you wrote. that is henry’s car, isn’t it why? why not isn’t that ? please give me answer please

Saturday, January 21st 2012

Hi sir, you are the man man who has made me a great English speaker i am learning and teaching English in Pakistan but i have small question with your video in first sentence you wrote,That is Henry’s car,inst it.why not isn’t that? please give me answer…

Sunday, January 22nd 2012

you haven’t answered me alex thx

Sunday, January 22nd 2012

i like your teaching, Alex.

Tuesday, January 24th 2012

THANK YOU ILIKE YOUR WAY IN TEACHING

Tuesday, January 24th 2012

i haven’t got your answer dear

Friday, January 27th 2012

Hi Alex .
Thank’s a lot for the info

Monday, January 30th 2012

Alex, I love you!
You know this tag questions drive me crazy, I’m so glad to see your videos again. I would like to know if you can recommend me more videos or information related to this subject. And other thing that I would like to find here is all about the pronunciation of the abbreviations of “would” with the different times you know what I mean? I still cannot understand when people talk to me using this abbreviation words. Hope you can help me. Thank you so much! :)

Tuesday, January 31st 2012

i wanna be a English raper but it’s necessary to speak English well so here i am improving my English…….thanks a lot Alex my dear.

Thursday, February 2nd 2012

    I think you want to be a raPPer. A raper is something else. But neither is very good.

    Thursday, February 2nd 2012

      thank yew very much ?
      i love your site much more than me.

      Saturday, February 4th 2012

All of you deserve lots of compliments.
Thanks thanks thanks,
I am going to throw away all grammer books in my library,
Seeing,earing,repeating are most important way to leanr a language and you present it to us.What can I say more:)

Saturday, March 10th 2012

what will be the tags of “Thank you.” and “Many a student attended the class.” ?

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Ohhhhh!!! I love this lesson,now i know how to use the right tag questions:)funny but true and yes i do! THANK YOU DEAR ALEX!!!

Friday, April 6th 2012

thanks a lot.interesting lesson. good job.

Thursday, April 26th 2012

Hi Alex, Tag questions weren’t clear in my mind before, now I can say that I understand all rules about that grace of you. All of your courses are interesting. Many thanks

Thursday, April 26th 2012

Is this sentence correct?
Let’s not go out, shall we? or shan’t we?

Sunday, May 6th 2012

thanks

Tuesday, May 29th 2012

Help, please
How can you answer this tag question.
You must drive your parents to the airport, ___________ _________ ?

Thank you,

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

Whats wrong with this sentence?
Pedro and Ana has heard the news on the radio, haven’t they?

I was confused,

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

Thanks so much for your lesson. it’s very helpful for me. please help mewith this question ” He needs to go now, _________? (doesn’t he? or needn’t he?)

Monday, June 18th 2012

Hi teacher, its a very good English learning method I was looking for it but I didn’t find any where, know I am learning from this site witch is very good. Thank a lots.

Thursday, June 21st 2012

Hi teacher, its a very good English learning method I was looking for it but I didn’t find any where, know I am learning from this site witch is very good. Thank a lots.

Thursday, June 21st 2012

Teachers !when i want to watch video about any lesson. i got the message “this video currently unavailable”. what should i do for watching?

Friday, June 22nd 2012

Thank you so much

Wednesday, June 27th 2012

thanks Alex, It is good to know the difference in entonation when you ask for information or comment on
a situation, God bless you, greetings from Ecuador

Tuesday, July 10th 2012

first , i wanna thank u for making me be familiar with taq question, bcz i havent known it well befor thanks for urhelping
have anice day for u myteacher alex

Wednesday, July 11th 2012

I am next, _______?
aren’t I?
amn’t I?

Thank you Alex, but I couldn’t understand this one, as I clicked amn’t I?,
but the right answer was ‘aren’t I?’

Thursday, July 12th 2012

hello miss !
my question is how can I get big vocabilary ? for discussing with the others because I have to pronounce it very well to do my final project in the univercity . I need your opinion

Friday, July 13th 2012

Hi Mr.Alex thank you for all your lessons ,we really benefit from your lessons ..
Many thanks for you .

Monday, July 16th 2012

thank you so match Mr. Alex thank to all of the teachers . this website is really good .
i am glad that i can learn English by this way . Thanks a lot

Sunday, July 29th 2012

    I am sorry for that i write (match) instead (much) . is easy for me to make a mistake . thank you Mr. Alex

    Sunday, July 29th 2012

Thank you so much for your lessons.

Monday, July 30th 2012

very nice alex

Friday, August 10th 2012

I’ am next,aren’t I?not sound right.

Wednesday, August 15th 2012

Hi Alex. I am from Viet Nam. I was so surprised when I saw Viet Nam in your example. Why did you choose Viet Nam for the example.

Monday, August 27th 2012

Τhanks for your lesson.I am beginner .Can we do alaive speaking practice here?

Friday, September 7th 2012

Nice lesson, so helpful. Thanks a million :)

Saturday, September 8th 2012

Interesting! That was really useful in every day conversation. Thank you very much. You’re the best! Keep going! :-)

Wednesday, September 12th 2012

Are there any differences with the word right?Please explain!

Monday, September 24th 2012

How would it be if you use willing to. You willing to buy clothes , won’t you ?
Is that correct? why he always ask question. I wanna reject the tag question.
It could be I am sorry or I am affraid .

Wednesday, October 17th 2012

i am happy to see such tag questions test.
really it is very for english learner

Saturday, October 27th 2012

sir would explain that”what is adverb”

Friday, November 23rd 2012

sir
would you please what is the differences between verbs & adverbs, Noun & Pronoun, adjectives please give me to the answers

Thursday, November 29th 2012

I like this lesson , I would like to improve my English quickly
Thanks ,Alex

Sunday, December 2nd 2012

I got stucked in these 2 questions:

1- I am next, _______? => • aren’t I?
Why i have to use Aren’t inspite of am i ????

2- Mr Edwards has a guitar? =>. doesn’t he?
why u have use doesn’t inspite of hasn’t he????

Saturday, December 8th 2012

    If the statement is positive, the tag has to be negative.

    “I am next, aren’t I?” (“I am” is negative, so you need the negative in the tag)

    For your second question, your sentence is in the present simple form.

    “Mr. Edwards has a guitar.”

    What’s the oppositve of this sentence? “Mr. Edwards doesn’t have a guitar.” We never say “Mr. Edwards hasn’t a guitar.”

    Knowing that, the auxiliary you need is “doesn’t,” and not “hasn’t.”

    I hope this helps!

    Sunday, December 9th 2012

thank you sir alex

Sunday, December 9th 2012

Hi Alex,
U said that ” He has a car” is present simple. But u know that “has” is only used in perfect tense. Could u plz explain?

Wednesday, December 19th 2012

    “Has” is not only used in present perfect. You can also use it to talk about possession in the past, present, or future.

    “I had a pet fish when I was a kid.”
    “I have an iPhone.”
    “I’ll have a house when I’m older.”

    Wednesday, December 19th 2012

      Well,thank you.

      Thursday, December 20th 2012

Hi,

I have a question about “shall”. I saw there were questions without answer. So when to use shall/shan’t in question tag?

Friday, January 18th 2013

Hi, what is the tag of this sentence:
i’m not too old to run,…………?
…is (too…to) negative…so is it right to give affirmative tag.in the above sentence?
….thanks in advance.

Saturday, February 16th 2013

Sir, my biggest problem is my English speaking ability …i mean i know the grammar but i can’t speak and i have no body to practice English speaking . Could you give some tips , how can i improve my speaking ?

Monday, February 18th 2013

Hi sir Alex, thank you so much for your video lesson on tag question. Actually am preparing for my thesis and its all about tag question, it really helps me, now i understand its proper usage. i hope you can help me more. Thank you.

Sunday, February 24th 2013

hello Alex can you explain me what’s present perfect and simple present please and thank you

Tuesday, February 26th 2013

Thanks Alex !

Friday, March 8th 2013

I have not understanded well the tag question 6, why we should use “aren’t I” by the negative form for I am next?

Tuesday, March 26th 2013

Hi Alex,

Thank you so much for your lesson, especially, the last example: Yes, I am from Vietnam.

I am look forward to hearing from you again.

Best regards,

Tam

Monday, June 24th 2013

Alex, you are super!!!

Thursday, June 27th 2013

Thank you very much for your very clear explanation.

Thursday, July 11th 2013

i have done this exercise.i got 6 out off 8.i am very happy.but i have 1 doubt.why we change i am change into are not.please help me

Monday, August 12th 2013

    According the quizz it’s an exception in the grammar rules. That question was tricky to me.

    Friday, August 23rd 2013

Thank you, teacher Alex

Tuesday, August 27th 2013

Hallo Alex, I know you have already explained it but i still do not understand why “the negative” to “I am” is “aren’t I” ….. not “amn’t I” – does this form exist at all? or it is just an exception and the form “AMN’T I” isn’t used – it simply does not exist …

Wednesday, September 25th 2013

hello sir,thank you so much it was an intersting lesson, wasn’t it?

Thursday, September 26th 2013

About No.6…
I’ve thought that “am” negative form was “ain’t” though…. So I was confused because it didn’t have my answer. I see…”aren’t” is correct, isn’t it?
Thank you for your lesson :)

Sunday, October 6th 2013

I understand Q.7. Although it’s conpused to international students, native speakers use like that, so we’d better memorise that kind of expresion.
It’s like “If I were you…”, not “If I was you,…”.

Friday, January 10th 2014

    Sorry for my grammar mistake. -_-;;
    It’s conpusing to international students.

    Friday, January 10th 2014

Please could you explain if I could use “right” or “huh” in these tag questions?

Sunday, March 23rd 2014
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