English Grammar – A Beginner Speaking Course

English Grammar – A Beginner Speaking Course

Unit 1 Am/is/are

Ask your students the questions below using the Am/is/are. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. What is your name?
  2. Are you a student?
  3. Is your bag heavy?
  4. Is your brother a teacher?
  5. Are you 20 years old?
  6. Are you a manager in your company?
  7. Where are your books?
  8. Is that your mobile phone?
  9. Are we going to a concert today?
  10. What is your favorite color?
  11. Are you interested in sports?
  12. Is Bangkok in Thailand or in Malaysia?
  13. Is America a big country?
  14. Are there many universities in Seoul?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using Am/ is/ are

 

Unit 2 Am/is/are 

Ask the students the questions below using the Am/is/are. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. What is your company’s name?
  2. Your jacket is nice. Is it new?
  3. What color are your shoes?
  4. Are you a doctor?
  5. Are you married or single?
  6. Are you late or early for class today?
  7. Do you like flowers?
  8. Are you tired today?
  9. Is you brother/sister at work or at home?
  10. Is your friend Australian?
  11. Are you an accountant?
  12. Is your job interesting
  13. Are you Korean?
  14. Is your father retired?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using Am/ is/ are

 

Unit 3 I am doing

Ask the students the questions below using the Present Continuous. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. What are you reading these days?
  2. Are we learning English?
  3. Is your friend writing a book?
  4. Are you wearing a red sweater?
  5. Are you listening to me?
  6. Are you standing inside a room?
  7. Are you sitting on the table?
  8. Is your phone ringing?
  9. Are you eating chocolate?
  10. Are you waiting for me to start teaching?
  11. Do you like playing the piano?
  12. Do you like traveling?
  13. Are you looking out of the window?
  14. Are you drinking coffee or tea?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using Present Continuous

 

Unit 4 Are you doing…? (Present Continuous Questions)

Ask the students the questions below using the present continuous questions. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Are you wearing a watch?
  2. What are you reading?
  3. Why are you smiling?
  4. It is raining. Are you carrying an umbrella?
  5. Are you working today?
  6. Are you studying Chinese?
  7. Why are you sitting on the chair?
  8. What are you drinking?
  9. Are you feeling sick or are you feeling fine?
  10. Are you enjoying the class?
  11. Are you waiting for your friend?
  12. Are you carrying a bag?
  13. Are you listening to me?
  14. Are you chewing gum?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the present continuous.

 

Unit 5 I do, I work, I like, etc. (Simple Present)

Ask the students the questions below using the simple present questions. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Does the sun rise in east or west?
  2. Do you always read books in your free time?
  3. Does it snow a lot in the winter?
  4. What time do you usually go to work?
  5. Does it cost a lot to stay at the Hyatt hotel?
  6. Do you often sleep late on weekends?
  7. Do you usually drive or do you sometimes take the bus to work?
  8. Your shoes look expensive. Do they cost a lot of money?
  9. Do your friends live in America or in England?
  10. Do you drink coffee every morning?
  11. Do you like eating Korean food everyday?
  12. Do you drive a big or a small car?
  13. Do you often go to the gym after work?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the simple present.

 

Unit 6 I don’t… (Simple Present Negative)

Ask the students the questions below using the simple present negative questions. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Do you never eat breakfast?
  2. Do you never drink coffee during the day?
  3. Do you play a musical instrument very well?
  4. Do you like horror movies?
  5. Do you know many foreigners are staying in Korea?
  6. Does your car run on diesel?
  7. Do you speak Chinese?
  8. Do you like vegetarian food?
  9. Do you like eating in western restaurants everyday?
  10. You speak English. Do you also speak French?
  11. Do you read the newspaper everyday?
  12. Do you often meet your friends for dinner?
  13. You look tired. Do you always work late?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the simple present negative.

 

Unit 7 Do you… (Simple Present Questions)

Ask the students the questions below using the simple present questions. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Do you exercise every morning?
  2. Do you usually eat breakfast?
  3. Do you like ice cream?
  4. How much does it cost to travel to Guam?
  5. Does your brother/sister speak English?
  6. Do you ever walk to work?
  7. What do you usually have for lunch?
  8. Do you live in a crowded city?
  9. Do you like to work?
  10. Do you always watch television at night?
  11. Do you often give presentations in meetings?
  12. Does it rain a lot in summer?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the simple present.

 

Unit 8 I am doing and I do (Present Continuous and Simple Present)

Ask the students the questions below using the present continuous and simple present. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Are you a student?
  2. Are you doing your homework?
  3. Do you like to do Yoga?
  4. Are you playing the piano?
  5. Do you cook?
  6. Do you read books?
  7. Are you reading any books these days?
  8. Do you have a cell phone?
  9. Is your phone ringing?
  10. What are you doing today?
  11. Are you working or studying?
  12. Do you read the newspaper everyday?
  13. What time do you finish work everyday?
  14. Are you chewing gum?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the present continuous and simple present.

 

Unit 9 I have . . . and I’ve got . . .

Ask the students the questions below using I have and I’ve got. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Do you have a car?
  2. What kind of car do you have?
  3. Do you have a dishwasher?
  4. Do you have a headache?
  5. Have you got any painkillers?
  6. Do you have a lot of work these days?
  7. Have you got friends in Canada?
  8. Do you have offices overseas?
  9. Have you got enough time for your family?
  10. Do you have much free time?
  11. Do you have a computer at home?
  12. Have you got any stocks?
  13. Have you got the time?
  14. Do you have any foreign friends?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using I have and I’ve got

 

Unit 10 was/were

Ask the students the questions below using was/were. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. What were you doing this morning at 7:00?
  2. How was the weather yesterday?
  3. Were you working yesterday?
  4. Were the banks closed for Lunar New Year?
  5. How was your trip to Japan?
  6. I saw you smiling. Were you smiling or laughing?
  7. Nice bag! Was it expensive?
  8. Were you in office yesterday?
  9. How was work yesterday?
  10. Were you waiting for me to start teaching?
  11. You look tired today? Were you also tired yesterday?
  12. Was your family traveling last week?
  13. Were you on a business trip last week?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using was/were

 

Unit 11 Worked, got, went, etc. (Simple Past)

Ask the students the questions below using the simple past. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Did you see your family this morning?
  2. Did you get to work early today?
  3. Did you see any movies last week?
  4. Were did you park your car?
  5. Did you forget to bring your grammar book?
  6. Where did you go over the holidays?
  7. Did you meet your friends yesterday?
  8. Did you work hard to succeed?
  9. Did you enjoy the class last time?
  10. Did you buy your watch or was it a gift?
  11. What did you do last weekend?
  12. Did it rain yesterday?
  13. What did you eat for breakfast?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the simple past

 

Unit 12 I didn’t . . . Did you. . . ? (Simple Past Negative and Questions)

Ask the students the questions below using the simple past negative questions. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Did you watch the news last night?
  2. Did you reach your office early today?
  3. Did you read any book last month?
  4. Did you go to the gym yesterday?
  5. Did you work for the bank before?
  6. Did you eat vegetables today?
  7. Did you have a party on your birthday?
  8. I didn’t watch the football game?
  9. Did you have a good day yesterday?
  10. Did you enjoy your last business trip?
  11. Did you go drinking last night?
  12. Where did you leave your bag?
  13. Where did you stay during your last business trip / vacation?
  14. Did you run 30 km last week?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the simple past.

 

Unit 13 I was doing (Past Continuous)

Ask the students the questions below using the past continuous. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. What were you doing at noon yesterday?
  2. What were you thinking in class a few minutes ago?
  3. Where were you at 4 pm yesterday?
  4. What color coat were you wearing this morning?
  5. Where you carrying an umbrella yesterday?
  6. Where were you living in 1980?
  7. Was it cold when you got to work yesterday?
  8. Were you happy to see your family last night?
  9. Were you listening to music until midnight last night? ?
  10. What were you doing at your office at 5:00 yesterday?
  11. Where you swimming at 6:00 this morning?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the past continuous.

 

Unit 14 I was doing and I did (Past Continuous and Simple Past)

Ask the students the questions below using the past continuous and simple past. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Did you attend this class yesterday?
  2. Where you working last night at 6:00 pm?
  3. Did it rain last week?
  4. What were you doing at 10pm last night?
  5. Did you study a foreign language in high school?
  6. Were you at work today?
  7. Did you have lunch with your client last week?
  8. Were you playing tennis / golf / computer games at 5:00 pm yesterday?
  9. Did it rain while you were on vacation last year?
  10. Were you wearing a jacket all day yesterday?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using the past continuous and simple past.

 

Unit 15 I used to . . .

Ask the students the questions below using I used to. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Where do you work? Where did you used to work before joining your company?
  2. You play golf now, right? Did you used to play golf?
  3. How did you commute before you had a car?
  4. What music did you used to listen to when you were young?
  5. What was your position before you became a manager?
  6. Do you wear glasses? Did you used to wear glasses before you got contacts?
  7. Do you own a car? What kind of car did you used to own?
  8. When you were a child did you used to walk to school?
  9. Where did you used to live 10 years ago?
  10. Where did you used to go with your friends when you were in college?
  11. What did you used to do for fun when you were young?
  12. What are some things that you used to do but you don’t do anymore?
  13. Do you smoke? Did you used to smoke?
  14. Did you used to be single?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using I used to.

 

Unit 16 Have you ever . . .? (Present Perfect)

Ask the students the questions below using present perfect. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Have you ever been to Vancouver / Hawaii/ Hong Kong?
  2. Have you ever missed a flight?
  3. Have you ever driven in a foreign country?
  4. Have you ever written a book or a journal?
  5. Have you ever eaten Mexican / Thai / Indian food?
  6. Have you ever been late to work?
  7. Have you ever lost your cell phone / wallet / money?
  8. Have you ever won anything?
  9. Have you ever slept in the office?
  10. Have you ever worked / studied all night?
  11. Have you ever been angry with your boss?
  12. How many times have you been to the movies this year?
  13. How many books have you read this month?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using present perfect.

 

Unit 17 How long have you . . .?

Ask the students the questions below using how long have you. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. How long have you been in this room?
  2. How long have you been studying English?
  3. How long have you lived in (neighborhood)?
  4. How long has it been raining / snowing / sunny / cloudy?
  5. How long have you been married?
  6. How long have you been sitting in that chair?
  7. How long have we been talking?
  8. How long have you been driving?
  9. How long have you known your best friend?
  10. How long have you owned a car?
  11. I like your jacket / necktie / watch. It’s great! How long have you had it?
  12. How long have you been working at (company)?
  13. How long have you been a manager / director / employee?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using how long have you.

 

Unit 18 For, since, and ago

Ask the students the questions below using for, since, and ago. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. For how long have you been working in your company?
  2. How many days ago did we study unit 15 of this book?
  3. Since what age have you been working?
  4. For how many days were you on your last business trip?
  5. How long ago did you get married?
  6. Since when have you been smoking?
  7. How many months ago did you take a vacation?
  8. For how many years have you lived in Seoul?
  9. Since what time have you been in office today?
  10. How many days ago did you give a presentation?
  11. For how many years did you study your major?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using for, since, and ago.

 

Unit 19 I have done and I did (Present Perfect and Simple Past 1)

Ask the students the questions below using present perfect and simple past. Keep it conversational.

Instructor’s Grammar Questions

  1. Have you ever seen the same movie twice?
  2. Have you bought a new car?
  3. Have you done your homework?
  4. Have you ever worked for a bank?
  5. Have you met the president of your company?
  6. Have you lost your car / house keys?
  7. Did you watch television before leaving home this morning?
  8. Did you read this unit before the class?
  9. Did you have lunch at noon?
  10. Did you read a book last night?
  11. Did you forget to wear a watch today?
  12. Did you exercise today?

Student’s Grammar Questions

Have the students ask you or the other students questions using present perfect and simple past.

 

English Grammar – A Beginner Speaking Course

 

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