Revision: Subject and Object Questions


I always find it a good idea to start a lesson with a revision of the previous lesson. This often forms a nice bridge between the previous lesson, the homework and the start of the current lesson.

Subject and Object Questions

A previous post on Subject and Object Questions, which contains a lesson plan with materials, looked at the difficulties learners have with forming questions in English, particularly with WH-Questions.

This revision task gets learners producing WH-Questions by providing them the answers. The part of the answer which is being question is underlined, as in the example below:

England won the World Cup in 1966
When did England win the World Cup?

What is particularly good about this revision worksheet is that not only does it revise Subject and Object Questions but it also gets the learners thinking about which part of the answer is required and not required in the question.


The worksheet is available below for you to copy and use in class. Alternatively, you can down download it as a Word file or as a PDF document.

Revision: Object & Subject Questions

Below are the answers, but what are the questions? Turn the underlined part into a question. For example:

 England won the World Cup in 1966
When did England win the World Cup?

  1. Saudi Arabia is in the Middle East.
  2. The Prime Minister of the UK is David Cameron.
  3. The USA has 50 states.
  4. I like jazz music.
  5. I am late today because I slept in.
  6. Brits live in the UK.

2 thoughts on “Revision: Subject and Object Questions

  1. Thanks for all the great ideas. This is always a tricky topic for students. I especially like the exercise on this revision handout. I might even use a similar activity as part of the controlled practice because I think it allows students to get very hands on regarding forming questions.


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