Lauren Bacall was an american star of the silver screen. She was known for her husky voice and sexy eyes. She was born in the Bronx and worked as an actress and model.
This clip is entitled Whistle on Youtube. Her co-star is very sexy, don’t you think?
What can we learn from this clip?
- Change your mind (to modify your opinion or decision)
- Whistle (to put your lips together and blow to make a sound)
- You know how to whistle, don’t you Steve? (Tag question form used to mean’Right?’)
What is a tag question?
- a tag question turns an affirmative form into a question form.
- it is used to find agreement or disagreement on a topic.
- tag question are made with a contracted auxiliary and a subject pronoun.
- If the main clause is positive , the tag is negative & vice versa
- If the main clause has an auxiliary, then you keep using that in the tag inverting to positive or negative whatever the case may be.
- one exception is related to ‘I am’ which becomes ‘Aren’t I’
What are some examples in context?
- I am beautiful, aren’t I?
- He has been to the USA, hasn’t he?
- We ate too much on vacation, didn’t we?
- They won’t be coming to the party, will they?
- You would tell her, wouldn’t you?
p.s. this post was created by Crissy who wanted to say so long to Lauren Bacall who passed away on August 12th 2014.