Learn to Speak English Easily: Questions Using ‘Who’ with ‘am’, ‘is’ and ‘are’

Learn to speak English easily through TLP Spoken English Course. The course is designed to facilitate self-learning. 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 and do the exercises 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 Using ‘What’ with ‘may’ and ‘might. In this unit you will learn to make questions using ‘Who‘ with ‘am‘, ‘is‘ and ‘are‘. Next unit is about making Questions Using ‘Who’ with ‘was’ and ‘were’.

Who’ is used to ask a question about a person or persons. In such questions ‘who’ is followed by ‘am, is, are, was, were, have, has, had, do, does, did, can, could, will, would, shall should, may, might and must’.

Questions with Who + am/is/are

Q: Who am I to advise you?
A: You are my well-wisher.

Q: Who is the Prime Minister of India?
A: ——– is the Prime Minister.

Q: Who is knocking on the door?
A: It may be the milk man.

Q: Who are you?
A: I am a student./I am Rajesh’s brother.

Q: Who are they?
A: They are vagabonds.

Q: Who are you calling?
A: I am calling a friend.

Q: Who are your friends?
A: Raju and Ramesh are my friends.

Q: Who are you referring to?
A: I am referring to my friends.

Exercise: Write questions and answers which you may have to use in your day-to-day conversations using the above examples.

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Check the meanings of the words in English Oxford Living Dictionaries