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WH Questions in Simple Present

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WH Questions Structure
WH questions in the simple present use “do” or “be”. Take a look at the structure for each of these verbs.
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  • Do/Does
    WH + DO/DOES + SUBJECT + VERB

Take a look at some examples:

Where do you work?
When does she wake up?
Who is your brother?

  • Verb To-Be
    WH + BE + SUBJECT

Here are the examples:

Where are you from?
Who is that man?
When is your class?

Las WH questions son preguntas cuya respuesta no puede ser cerrada (sí o no). Estas inician con palabras que incluyen las letras w y h como Who o Where.

Principales WH Questions

Hay varios tipos de WH Questions. Algunas de las más comunes son las siguientes:

Who

Se usa para preguntar sobre personas (people).

  • Who is that person in the window?
  • Who is that woman?
  • Who is your brother?
  • Who is your favorite writer?

Where

Se usa para preguntar sobre lugares (places).

  • Where is the supermarket?
  • Where does she live?
  • Where are my car keys?
  • Where is the elevator?
  • Where is your pet?

When

Se usa para preguntar sobre un espacio temporal o momento en el tiempo (times).

  • When is your class?
  • When is your birthday?
  • When do you go to the gym?
  • When do you study your English class?
  • When does she wake up?

What

Se usa para preguntar sobre un objeto o sobre varios aspectos en general (things).

  • What is your phone number?
  • What time is your class? (This is another question for time)
  • What’s your name?
  • What is your favorite beach?
  • What time is it?
  • What is that?

Why

Se usa para pedir información sobre algo, pedir justificación, motivos, amerita un razonamiento (reasons).

  • Why do you do that?
  • Why not?
  • Why do you study English?
  • Why does she look so happy?

Which

Se usa para solicitar información que amerita escoger entre opciones (options). La pregunta presenta pocas opciones de respuesta. Se diferencia de What en que esta última es más general y sus opciones de respuestas son muy amplias.

  • Which is your favorite color, blue or black?
  • Which of these do you like best?
  • Which one is your dog?
  • Which is the correct answer?
  • Which of these cars do you prefer? Red or White?

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WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)

Who : ¿Quién?

What: ¿Qué - Cúal?

Where : ¿Dónde?

Why: ¿Por qué?

Whose: ¿De quién?

When: ¿Cuándo?

Which : ¿Cúales?

  • Who is your favorite singer?
  • Where are you going for vacation next year?
  • When are you going to finish this course?
  • What do you thing about online education?
  • Why are you studying web development?
  • Which is your favorite Platzi School?

Where

  • Verb to be: Where is the car?

  • Other verbs: Where do you live

Who

  • Verb to be: Who is this phone?

  • Other verbs: Who goes tomorrow?

When

  • Verb to be: When is the event?

  • Other verbs: When he arrives?

Why

  • Verb to be: Why aren’t they studying?

  • Other verbs: Why I pain my knee?

What

  • Verb to be: What is that?

  • Other verbs: What I do?

Which

  • Verb to be: Which is your favorite color?

  • Other verbs: Which one fell down?

What time is it?
What place do you prefer?
Where is your house?
Where does he eat?
When is your birthday?
When do you want to go?
Why are they happy?
Why do they sing at work?
Who is the man in black shirt?
Who play the piano better?
How is your city?
How can I do this?

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9. Wh Questions in Simple Present

Here I share my notes 📝 of the class:


WH Questions:

  1. Who? People
  2. Where? Places
  3. When? Times
  4. What? Things
  5. Why? Reasons
  6. Which? Options

Here I share an image related to this class 🖼️:

  1. Who
    Who is that tall person?
    Who does homework a Sunday at 9 pm?
  2. Where
    Where is the Eiffel Tower?
    Where do you leave the keys?
  3. When
    When is the meeting?
    When does she come?
  4. What
    What are those things?
    What do you do for a living?
  5. Why
    Why are they there?
    Why do you sing?
  6. Which
    Which is the correct answer, a or b?
    Which does bark, a dog or a cat?

Who = people
Where = places
When = times
What = things
Why = reasons
Which =options

who created the bitcoin

where they created the bitcoin

when they created bitcoin

what is bitcoin

why use bitcoin

which is better bitcoin or ethereum

  • Who is she?
  • Where can I buy this painting?
  • When is your party?
  • What do you need?
  • why do you play today?
  • which is your favorite food, pasta or chiken?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

Who : Who is the person that sit next to you ?
What: What is your favorite meal ?
Where : Where do you want to go in your next vacations?
Why: Why do you wear this jacket ?
Whose: Whose is it, this car ?
When: When does she go to concert ?
Which : Which one that cars do you want of birthday ?

Who - People: Who is that woman in the house?
Who do you call on Mondays?
Where - Places: Where is the park?
Where do you work?
When - Times: When is your party?
When do you exercise?
What - Things: What is your nationality?
What do you do for a living?
Why - Reasons: Why do you speak slowly?
Why are you angry?
Which - Options: Which is your favorite food, pasta or pizza?
Which dress do you like, blue or white?

WH QUESTIONS.

WHO?
Who is he?
Who buys the tickets?

WHERE?
Where are the keys?
Where do you work?

WHEN?
Whe is your graduation?
When will you learn to drive?

WHAT?
What´s this?
What color do you like?

WHY?
Why are you angry?
Why do you like to walk?

WHICH?
Which is your address?
Which flavor do you like more?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

My practice:
Who-People: who is he? - Who you play football?
Why-Reasons: Why are the bored? - Why you cook today?
When-Time: When is she at home? - When you work in the office?
Where-Places: Where are you in the morning? - Where you run in the morning?
What-Things: What is you think? - What do you do?
Which-Options: Which is you want? - Which homework you have?

Who: People
Where: Places
When: Time
What: Things
Why: Reasons
Which: Options

-WH QUESTIONS IN SIMPLE PRESENT-

Where

-Verb to be: Where is my book?
-Other verbs: Where do you work?

Who

Verb to be: Who are them?
-Other verbs: Who goes to the party tonight?

When

-Verb to be: When is karla’s birthday?
Other verbs: When he will be back?

Why

-Verb to be: Why is my dad singing in the park?
-Other verbs: Why did you do that?

Wich

-Verb to be: Wich is your favorite book?
-Other verbs: Wich teacher do you like the most?

What

-Verb to be: What are you saying?
-Other verbs: What do you do for a living?

who does she live?
who are we talking about?
what is you last name?
what do you mean?
where are the children’s?
where do you want to go?
why are you happy?
why do you want eat pizza?
when do you cook?
when is he funny?
which is your favorite sport, football or basketball?
which do you want, cake or ice cream?

Es interesante saber que si se le agrega “ever” a cualquiera de estas WH questions se transforman en algo que se usa muchisimo. Ej:
Whoever= Quien sea
Whatever= Lo que sea
Wherever= Donde sea
Whenever= Cuando sea
Whichever= El que sea / cualquiera

Who? - People
Where? - Places
When? Times
What? - Things
Why? - Reasons
Which? - Options

Who is it? It’s my dog, I love it so much.
Where is your job? My job is in the other city
When is your wedding? My wedding is on August 15.
What happen yesterday? Sebastian’s friends got drank.
Why do you do that? I don’t know, I’m sorry.
Which do you like more, that or this? That’s what I like more.

TIME TO PRACTICE.

  1. Who?

who ate the bread?
who is that woman?

  1. Where?

where is the car?
where do you like it?

  1. What?

what time is it?
what do you care?

  1. when?

when can I see you?
when did you last see him?

  1. why?

why do you smile that way?
Why was he late?

  1. which?

which color do you like best? blue or red?
which of the applicants has got the job?

Who is the studio?
**Do **you Know Who is him?
Where is that awsome palce?
Where does he live?
When can I see that?
When do you want?
What is this?
What do you do?
Why I said that?
Why does she said that?
**Which **color blue or red?
Which color do you choose?

you are from El Salvador

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

¿Who am I ?

Who is the new partner?
Who are neighbor across the street?

Where do you work?
Where is your house?

When I go vacation?
When you go to the gym?

What time is it?
What is your favorite car?

Why don’t you go to work?
Why don’t you eat a fish?

Which is your favorite pet cat or dog?
Which is the best option to travel, higway or fly?

Hi, I share my exercise

Who
Who is she?
Who are they?
Who do you believe would win?
Who has to cook?

Where
Where is it?
Where are they?
Where is she?
Where does she live?
Where have you put your shoes?

What
What is on the TV?
What do you want to do?

Why
Why is he so kind?
Why does she like these?

Which
Which is your favorite?
Which does he use?

My favorite color is blue jeje

Who : Who is the person that sit next to you ?
What: What is your favorite meal ?
Where : Where do you want to go in your next vacations?
Why: Why do you wear this jacket ?
Whose: Whose is it, this car ?
When: When does she go to concert ?
Which : Which one that cars do you want of birthday ?

Where is my house?
Where do you study?
Who is your favorite singer?
Who do yo homework?
What is your name?
What do you do?
Why do you live in Peru?
Why is your favorite music?
When is the concert of BTS?
When do you go to the supermarket?
Which is your favorite color?
Which are your favorite places?

Who is this child?
Who took you home?
Where is my phone?
Where do you live?
What time is it?
What do you do for living?
Why ask me?
Why does she make me this?
Which do you prefer?
Which is you favorite singer?

WH questions in the simple present use “do” or “be”. Take a look at the structure for each of these verbs.

Where are you from
What’s your name
very good a taste
Who says
why do they say that

who do you sit with?
where does she play?
when does your mother visit us?
what do your usual route?
why does she fight?
which do we eat, sushi or ramen?

who is taller?
where are we going to play?
when are arrived?
what’s on your mind?
why are you sad?
which is your movie favorite, encanto or coco?

Who?
Where?
When?
What?
Why?
Which?

Practice:
Who - Who is that woman?
Where - Where are you from?
Why - Why are you sad?
When - When is your party?
What - What is your favorite singer?
How - How are old you?
Which - Which is your favorite color? Red or Black?
How Many - How many apples are there?

where is the car?
the car is in the garage
where do you live?
i live in Bolivia

who–people
where–places
when–times
what–things
why–reasons
which–options

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

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what is your name?
what do you like now?

where is the supermarket?
where do they going?

who is this?
who does he calling?

when did you play last time?
when can you go to my home?

why don’t you study english?
why don’t work this?

how much this shirt?
how old are you?

which is the best colour of this phone, black o blue?
which are your favorite season, summer or winter?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

Practice:

Who is the teacher?
Who goes to the supermarket?

Where is the car parked?
Where is your house?

When is your wedding anniversary?
When does she travel?

What is your bag?
What do you do for a living?

why do you want to learn english?
why is the door blue?

what is your laptop?
What is your favorite car, VW or Mazda?

Who is your favorite singer? Where are you going for vacation next year? When are you going to finish this course? What do you thing about online education? Why are you studying web development? Which is your favorite Platzi School?

thanks

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who is the person in front to the cafe?
who did the homework?
where is the notebook?
where did you play?

who? - people
where?-places
when?-times
what?-things
why?-reasons
which?-options

Who is in the kitchen?
Where is the restaurant?
When is your birthday?
What is your emai address?
Why the sky is blue?
Which is your favorite food?

my exercise:

Where
where is she?
where do you play soccer?

Who
who are they?
who work tomorrow?

when
when is your class the english?
when do we play video games?

why
why is he strong?
why do they work at 9:00 pm?

what
what do you want?
what hour is?

which

which is better video game? resident evil or assasins creed
which country study much?

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Ahora toca aplicarlos.

What time is it?
What place do you prefer?
Where is your house?
Where does he eat?
When is your birthday?
When do you want to go?
Why are they happy?
Why do they sing at work?
Who is the man in black shirt?
Who play the piano better?
How is your city?
How can I do this?

Who? - People
Where? - Places
When? - Times
What? - Things
Why? - Reasons
Which? - Options

Yes/No - Questions

Example:
Are you Colombia?
Yes or No

who = people
where = places
when = times
what = things
why = reasons
which = options

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

Homework:

  1. Who?
    Who is her boyfriend? Her boyfriend is Alexander
    Who do you cook the dinner?

  2. Where?
    Where is your grandpa?
    Where do they live in Europe?

  3. When?
    When are their concert?
    When does he make her table?

  4. What?
    What are we?
    What does she do in my house?

  5. Why?
    Why is they so happy?
    Why does he look so sad?

  6. Which?
    Which are their favorite team, Real Madrid or Barcelona?
    Which of those computers do they prefer? Dell or Apple?

Where:
Verb to be: Where is the map?
Other verbs: Where do you live?

Who:
Verb to be: Who is this computer?
Other verbs: Who do you like this?

When:
Verb to be: When is the independence day?
Other verbs: When does Dad arrives there?

Why:
Verb to be: Why isn’t the dog in the house?
Other verbs: Why do I like do this?

What:
Verb to be: What is your name?
Other verbs: What class do I have tomorrow?

Which:
Verb to be: Which is your age 22 or 24?
Other verbs: Which sport do you practice, soccer or tenis?

Who

  • Who is your husband?

  • Who play to soccer tomorrow?

Where

  • Where is his pencil?

  • Where do you work?

When

  • When is your exam?

  • when do you arrive?

What

  • What is your email adress?

  • what sport do you practice?

Why

  • Why is my responsability?

  • Why do you practice that sport?

Wich

  • Wich is her favorite color? Pink or Green?

  • Wich car do you like, red or yellow?

nice

Who

  • Who is the new teacher?
  • Who visited my parents?
    Where
  • Where is the hospital?
  • Where do you live?
    When
  • When is your birthday party?
  • When do they need that?
    What
  • What is the problem?
  • What does she want?
    Why
  • Why is she my partner?
  • Why do you say that?
    Which
  • Which is your daughter Melisa or Sofia?
  • Which do you prefer Marvel or DC?

Who is your favorite singer?Where are you going for vacation next year?When are you going to finish this course?What do you thing about online education?Why are you studying web development?Which is your favorite Platzi School?

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thanks You 👍

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WH Questions in Simple present.

Who - ¿Quién? (People)

Who is he? Who is the Theacher? Who is your mom? Who do you elect? Who do they send? Who does he punch?

Where - ¿dónde? (Places)

Where do you live? Where are my apples? Where do you work? Where does she study? Where is my cellphone? Where are you?

When - ¿cuándo? (Times)

When do you arrive? When do you leave? When do you start? When is he sad? When is your game? When is your birthday? When do you go to the gym?

What - ¿Qué?/¿Cuál? (Things) Respuesta a opciones con respuestas generales

What’s your favorite color? What time is it? What’s your instagram? What’s your last name? What do you do? What does he play? What does she listen?

Which - ¿Cuál? (Options) Respuesta a elecciones especificas.

Which is your favorite fruit, apple or pineapple?
Which do you elect? Which sport do you practice, football or basketball? Which of these shoes do you prefer? Green or black?

Why - ¿Por qué? (Reasons)

Why do you do that? Why don’t you answer? Why doesn’t she come? Why this is your pen? Why are you sad?

WH + Be + Subject
WH + Do/Does + Subject + Verb

who? - People
where? - Places
when? - times
what? - things
why? - reasons
which? - options

who is the man by the window?
who do you live with?
where are my keys?
where do you travel last vacations?
when is the concert?
when do they plan to move?
what is that thing on the roof?
what do you think about Ross?
why is the dog out?
why did she get divorced?
which is the Elena´s boyfriend?
which brand of shoes do you prefer?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

Practice!

Where:

  • where is the car?
  • where do you live?

who:

  • woh is your teacher?
  • who eats that apple?

When:

  • when is your test?
  • when do you walk to the park?

why:

  • why are you crying?
  • why do you eat late?

what:

  • what are you doing?
  • what do you?

which:

  • which is your favorite food?
  • which one do you like? ice cream or fruits?
  • When can we play football?
  • Why is rice so expensive?
    -Which is the most popular rock band?
    Nirvana or Foo figthers?
  • Where is the bathroom?
  • how many problems has with your father?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

  • where is your car?
  • where do you live?
  • Where? reasons
  • Who? things
  • When? options
  • What? times
  • Why? people
  • Which? places

Who : Who is the person that sit next to you ?
What: What is your favorite meal ?
Where : Where do you want to go in your next vacations?
Why: Why do you wear this jacket ?
Whose: Whose is it, this car ?
When: When does she go to concert ?
Which : Which one that cars do you want of birthday ?

Who - People: Who is that woman in the house?
Who do you call on Mondays?
Where - Places: Where is the park?
Where do you work?
When - Times: When is your party?
When do you exercise?
What - Things: What is your nationality?
What do you do for a living?
Why - Reasons: Why do you speak slowly?
Why are you angry?
Which - Options: Which is your favorite food, pasta or pizza?
Which dress do you like, blue or white?

Ok

  • Who is that guy?
  • Where is your office?
  • When does she come?
  • Why are you smiling?
  • What about the weather?
  • How can i turn of the tv?
  • Wich team do you prefer, barca or real madrid?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

WH Questions in Simple Present (Meaning)
Who : ¿Quién?
What: ¿Qué - Cúal?
Where : ¿Dónde?
Why: ¿Por qué?
Whose: ¿De quién?
When: ¿Cuándo?
Which : ¿Cúales?

WHAT

  1. What do you think about online education?
  2. What are you doing?
    WHO
  3. Who is your father?
  4. Who does breakfast tomorrow??
    WHERE
  5. Where is the bathroom?
  6. Where does she live?
    WHEN
  7. When is your musical class?
  8. When do I go to the doctor?
    WHY
  9. why goes to the veterinary?
  10. Why don’t you play the violin?
    WHICH
  11. What is your favorite class, math or chemistry?
  12. Which one is your gate?

Practice:

  • WHO
    Who is in the house?
    Who play soccer with me?
  • WHERE
    Where are you from?
    Where do you live?
  • WHEN
    When is your birthday?
    When do you come back?
  • WHAT
    What about you?
    What time is it?
  • WHY
    Why she come to me?
    Why she doesn’t tell me the true?
  • WHICH
    Which kind of food do you like?
    Which are his reasons?

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Exercise:
Who? → People
Where? → Places
When? → Times
What? → Things
Why? → Reasons
Which? → Options

Where is my phone?
Where do you eat in the morning?

who are you?
Who is the police official?

When over the music?
When i drink water?

Wath is your email
wath happen

Why is blue your car?
Why are you so beutiful?

Which food do you like?
Which is your favorite movie?

Who - people
Where - Places
When - times
Wath- things
Why- reasons
Which- options

Who is your girlfriend?
Who’s that person?
Who invited her?

Where will you sleep?
Where we’re gonna see us?
Where is the meeting?

When should you be there?
When will we get start it?
When are you gonna leave the city?

What is your name?
What are you doing?
What is going on?

Why you are so judmental?
Why so serious son?
Why don’t we go to get a drink?

Whick is your favorite movie?
Which is better for you?
Which one do you prefer?

Who? -> People
Where? -> Places
When? -> Time
What? -> things
Why? -> reasons
Wich -> options

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