Learn to Speak English Easily: Questions using ‘Did’

Learn to speak English fluently using TLP Spoken English Course. The course is designed to facilitate self-learning in an easy way. It is organised into units to help you learn step by step in a simple and systematic way. You should go through all the units to be able to speak fluently. To know more you can read: How to Use the Course Content?

In the previous unit you have learnt to make Questions with ‘Do’ and ‘Does’  and in this unit you will learn to make “Questions using ‘did’“.

We use ‘did‘ in questions to ask about the past. For such questions one can answer in the positive or in the negative. One can give a short or a detailed answer as given in the following example.

Did you watch the match?
Yes.
Yes, I did.
Yes, I watched the match.
No.
No, I didn’t.
No, I didn’t watch the match.

Did I return your book?
Yes.
Yes, you did.
Yes, you returned my book.
No.
No, you didn’t.
No, you didn’t return my book.

Exercise

Write both short and complete answers to the following questions and practice orally.

Did I sing well?
Did we do our duty?
Did you learn driving?
Did he beat you?
Did she finish her work?
Did the bus fall into the river?
Did they win the match?
Did the government issue the order?

Exercise

Write more questions and answers using the examples, which you can use in your day-to-day conversation and practice orally.

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