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30+ Questions: Who, what, where, when, why, which, and how?

Learn how to ask & respond to 30+ different questions. You can use it to let’s say, “break the ice”?

Filler Words

Add filler words like the ones below and you have a “Go-To” questions ready, always.

So… like.. umm… well… yo… dude… my friend… amigo..

I’ve got a question. / have you ever thought of. Did you ever wonder?

Who?

Who – used in questions to ask about people.

  • Who do you think will win the gold medal?
  • Who wants to go to the basketball game?
  • Who just said that?
  • Who is the best person that you have ever met?
  • Who is the person that you love the most?
  • Who is the most beautiful in your family?

What?

What is just what – something, anything.

  • What are they doing?
  • What time is it? 
  • What do you want to eat?
  • What would you like?
  • What do you want to be?
  • What do you think about doing later?

Where?

Where is used in questions to ask about location.

  • Where do you normally go for lunch?
  • Where do you want to eat lunch?
  • Where do you work, in the city, or do you work from home?
  • Where do you want to go tonight to do something?
  • Where is your school located?
  • Where did you go to study psychology in University?

When?

When is used in questions to ask about time.

  • When does the train arrive?
  • When does the class finish?
  • When are you free?
  • When should we meet?
  • When will you finish work?

Why?

Why is used in questions to ask about reasons.

  • Why are you so happy today?
  • Why are you crying, did something happen?
  • Why were you running late to work today ?
  • Why did you do that at work, you know that’s not good?
  • Why didn’t you studying for the test?
  • Why do you think he did that?
  • Why are you running?
  • Why do we need to study English?

Which

Which is used in questions to ask about choices?.

  • Which do you prefer? Pizza or Pasta?
  • Which teacher did you like the most in University?
  • Which of my books would you like to borrow, to read?
  • Which movie did you just watch?
  • Which way is it to the bathroom, left or right, up or down?
  • Which restaurant shall we go to, tonight, or wait, should we go tomorrow?

How

How is used in questions to ask about various things including way / mannercondition/quality, and extent/degree.

  • How are you doing today?
  • How old are you?
  • How many countries have you visited?
  • How was your vacation in Bali?
  • How tall is your mom?
  • How big is your grandparents home?
  • How long is the river by your place, you live in?
  • How far is the restaurant from your house ?

BONUS! Sentence Structure lesson coming next week!

There are four types of English sentence, classified by their purpose:

  • Declarative Sentence (statement)
  • Interrogative Sentence (question)
  • Imperative Sentence (command)
  • Exclamative Sentence (exclamation)

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