Tuesday, August 30, 2011

GR - embedded questions part 3

This is the third and last part of our GrammarReminder series on embedded questions. If you haven't yet, please check out part 1 to review how to embed information questions and part 2 for how to embed yes/no questions. The examples below are to provide you with more practice.

1. Where is the nearest subway station?
as an embedded question: Do you know where the nearest subway station is?
2. What's the best way to go downtown?
as an embedded question: Could you tell me what the best way is to go downtown?
3. Where can we catch the bus?
as an embedded question: I'm not sure where we can catch the bus?
4. How did they find the place?
as an embedded question: Let me ask them how they found the place.
5. Have they been here before?
as an embedded question: I'm not sure if they've been here before.
6. Does he usually get to work on time?
as an embedded question: I'll ask his supervisor if he usually gets to work on time.
7. Did they tell you where they went?
as an embedded question: I don't remember whether or not they told me where they went.
8. Is she looking for a new job?
as an embedded question: Do you know whether she's looking for a job or not?

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