Questions in the negative form explained in English Beginners Course 11.

This English tutorial is focusing on Questions in the negative form in the “Present simple, with Present simple, affirmative, negative and interrogative forms  exercises.

Let’s start by conjugating the verb “to do”

Please note that the third person singular (he, she, it) has a different ending to all the others.

Positive form

I do

You do

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Hi guys welcome back I’m Julia your online teacher and I’m here to present
lesson 11. In today’s lesson you are going to discover question forms in
present simple. So we will be looking at the affirmative or positive form of
questions but also negative form of questions. So do focus on the way verbs
are conjugated the way we position the verb and the subject. The way we also
place the question word or interrogative pronouns and everything else. Meaning if
there are any adverbs where do we place them and if the sentence is more complex
or longer pay attention to sentence structure. I think that is the main
difficulty in today’s lesson. As usual I will also simply recommend that you
follow the order of the different components of the lesson this is just to
make sure that you make the most of each lesson. So start off with the dialogue
then move on to the vocabulary. Now the vocabulary, every word is read out and
there are a few seconds between each word. Seize that opportunity and read out
loud, really exaggerate sometimes I also recommend that my students repeat in
front of a mirror. So just to see if you are enunciated if you are pronouncing
correctly that’s one little piece of advice.
After the vocabulary you will move on to the grammar point of the day, this is
great this is a good way of visualizing and understanding more examples. So it’s
all about trying to learn things in context especially grammar because
grammar theory is quite straightforward in English but it’s when we start to put
it in a complex sentence in a long sentence that we get confused. So always
practice, practice, practice, have a quick look at the theory and really practice
through lots of examples. After the grammar you will move on to question
answers which is a small speaking practice and then we will coinside
again for the recap part of the video where I will stress the main points of
today’s lesson. I tend to focus a lot on pronunciation but also grammer in use so
lots of examples and the key words of the dialogue. So that’s it guys I will
now let you study and I’d see you later Bye bye.

Present simple
English Beginners Course Lesson on Present simple affirmative, negative and interrogative forms.


1/ English Sentence Practice of questions in the negative form.

Do you have?

WOMAN: You have a dog. Do you have a dog

MAN: They have a cat. Do they have a cat?

WOMAN: I have a car. Do I have a car

MAN: She has a sister. Does she have a sisterYes, she has a sister.

WOMAN: We have a car. Do we have a car

MEN: I have a yellow shirt. You  have a wife

WOMAN: He does exercise.

MEN: She walks; it works; we run; you walk; they run.

MAN: What do you have?

WOMAN: I have a car.

MAN: Where do you have a car?

WOMAN: I have a car here.

MAN: How does he help?

WOMAN: When does she have a walk?

MAN: I have a house.

WOMAN: Does it have a garage

MAN: Yes, it has a garage.

ENGLISH WOMAN: Why don’t you have a car

INDIAN WOMAN: I do not have a car because I do not want a car.

ENGLISH WOMAN I don’t have a motorcycle because I don’t want a motorcycle.

AUSTRALIAN MAN: Can I have a car? What car can I have? When can I have a car?

English Vocabulary

2/ English Vocabulary Practice of Questions in the negative form

  • You have a dog.
  • Do they have a cat?
  • We have a car.
  • She has a sister.
  • a wife – wives
  • to do
  • to do exercise
  • to walk
  • to run
  • to have a walk
  • she walks
  • they run
  • a house
  • to have a house
  • to help
  • a garage- garages
  • It has a garage.
  • a motorcycle – motorcycles
  • to want
  • I don’t want
  • because
  • Can I have…?
  • When can I have…?

English Grammar

3/ Questions in the negative form in the present simple / simple present.

We have to use the auxiliary “do” to form questions in the  negative form and interrogative form.


I eat cheese.

I don’t eat cheese. / I do not eat cheese.

Do you eat cheese? / Do you not eat cheese? / Don’t you eat cheese?

Let’s start by conjugating the verb “to do”

Please note that the third person singular (he, she, it) has a different ending to all the others.

Positive form

I do

You do

He does

She does

It does

We do

You do

They do

Negative form: long and short forms

I do not > I don’t

You do not > you don’t

He does not > he doesn’t

She does not > she doesn’t

It does not > it doesn’t

We do not > we don’t

You do not > you don’t

They do not > they don’t

Question form

Positive question forms:

Do I…?

Do you…?

Does he…?

Does she…?

Does it…?

Do we…?

Do you…?

Do they…?

Negative question forms: long and short forms

Do I not…?

Do you not…?

Does he not…?

Does she not…?

Does it not…?

Do we not…?

Do you not…?

Do they not…?


Don’t I…?

Don’t you…?

Doesn’t he…?

Doesn’t she…?

Doesn’t it…?

Don’t we…?

Don’t you…?

Don’t they…?

We use “do” or “does” to make a question int he simple present tense, except for questions with the verb “to be” and modal verbs like “can”.

“Do” + S + V + O + ?

Do + I/you/we/they + verb + object + ?

Do you speak English?

“Does” + S + V + O + ?

Does + he/she/it + verb + object + ?

Does he speak English?

English Speaking Practise

4/ Questions and Answers

Do you have a dog?
Yes I do, I have a dog.

Is my shirt yellow?
Yes, your shirt is yellow.

Why do you commute?
I commute to go to work.

How do you commute?
I commute by train.

Do you have a motorcycle?
No, I do not have a motorcycle.

Why don’t you have a motorcycle?
I don’t have a motorcycle because I have a car.

Does your car have a garage?
Yes it does.

Why don’t you have a car?
I don’t have a car because I have a motorbike.

Do you have a cat?
No, we do not.

When do you walk?
I walk in the morning.

Lesson 11 Recap with Julia ​​​


Hey guys! Welcome back!

Let’s do the recap now of lesson 11.

This lesson contains lots of everyday vocabulary and some interesting grammar points. In this video we’re going to do as usual: a combination of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. So let’s start off with everyday vocabulary!

Pronounce after me! Repeat after me!

We have the word: “garage”.

a garage

to walk

to run

to exercise

to do exercise

Now let’s look at plurals! Do you remember?

We’ve seen this quite a few times!

So I’d like to review that with you because there’s yet another rule here that appears!

We’ve seen the plural of nouns together.

We saw the regular one but we just add an “S”:

a cat – cats

Sometimes we have to add “ES”:

a wish – wishes

And in other cases we have a very irregular plural:

man – men

In today’s dialogue we have another example of irregular plural:

a wife – wives

We remove the “F” and replace it by a “V”. And then we add an “S” at the end.

a wife – wives

So not only does the spelling change but the pronunciation does too

Be careful there.

a wife – wives

We have long vowels there. Enunciate to make it easier. Repeat after me: a wife – wives

Finally I would like to review the question words with you.

The more you progress, the more you’ll be asking questions. So let’s review those question words!

Repeat after me!

who, how, why, where, when

That’s it for today! Thanks for watching this video!

I’ll see you in our next lesson together!

Bye bye!

Exercises Lesson 11

Comprehension Practice

Vocabulary Practice

Grammar Practice

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Questions in the negative form