Interrogative Adjectives in English Grammar

Simply put, Interrogative Adjectives are adjectives which modify a noun (like all adjectives do) and also ask a question. These are the interrogative adjectives: what whose which Any sentence which begins with an interrogative adjective is a question: Which coat is...

Short Answers in English

Look at these simple questions: Can you handle the truth? Are you busy? To answer them your students will often give just a Short Answer: Are you rich? No, I’m not! Does he smoke? Yes, he does. Who killed the king? He did. Short Answers & TEFL Sometimes your...

Question Tags in English Grammar

Question tags are used at the end of sentences when we want to check something, when we want someone to do something or when we want to show surprise. They are separated from the main question by a comma: You’re English, aren’t you? You’ve got five...

Concept Checking Questions in TEFL

Concept Checking is a way to make sure your students have understood what you have been explaining. It’s about asking the right questions‏‎. These two examples show why concept checking is necessary in your classroom: Example 1 You asked your students to read a...

Open-Ended Questions‏‎ in TEFL

An Open-Ended Question is a question‏‎ which cannot be answered with a simple Yes or No answer and one which requires more thought. It is the opposite of a Closed Question. And like a door, an open question could lead anywhere, a closed question stops everything....