Asking questions: sentence structure

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Asking questions: sentence structure

  • To form questions that can be answered with (yes) or no (no): (Subject) + verb + object? (This is the same structure as a normal sentence.)

—¿Fuiste a Guadalajara? —Sí, el año pasado.

-Did you go to Guadalajara? -Yes, last year.

—¿Magda cenará con nosotros? —Sí, llegará a las ocho.

-Will Magda have dinner with us? -Yes, she’ll be here at eight.

  • When asking for specific information: Interrogative adverb + verb + (subject) + (object)?

¿Dónde vives?

Where do you live? 

¿Cuánto cuesta una caña?

How much is a beer?

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