Subject and Object Questions – Explained

Do your students ever have trouble using questions with and without auxiliaries?

For example:

Who won the race? (Why is there no auxiliary verb?)

What did he win? (Why is there an auxiliary verb?)

Here’s a short video I made some time ago which explains it simply.  The idea originally came from Scott Thornbury‘s excellent book, How to Teach Grammar (Unit 3).

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