INDIRECT QUESTION

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INDIRECT QUESTION by Mind Map: INDIRECT QUESTION

1. STRUCTURE

1.1. INTRODUCTORY PHRASES (1) + QUESTION WORD (2) + SENTENCE (3)

1.1.1. (1)CAN YOU TELL ME...? COULD YOU TELL ME...? I WONDER IF YOU... DO/DID YOU KNOW...? WOULD IT BE...? IS THERE ANY...? WOULD YOU MIND TELL ME...?

1.1.2. (2) HOW WHAT WHERE WHEN WHY IF/WHETHER

1.1.3. (3) SUBJECT+VERB+COMPLEMENT

2. WHAT ARE THEY?

2.1. ARE A MORE POLITE WAY TO ASK FOR INFORMATION OR MAKE REQUESTS

3. EXAMPLES

3.1. COULD YOU TELL ME WHERE THE BANK IS?

3.2. CAN YOU TELL ME WHEN YOUR BIRTHDAY IS?

3.3. DO YOU KNOW IF MARIA STUDIES AT UTEZ?

3.4. CAN I ASK IF JOHN AE HAMBURGERS?

3.5. I'D LIKE TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE?

4. USE

4.1. WHEN ASKING SOMETHING OF STRAGERS

4.2. WHEN ASKING PEOPLE WE DO NOT KNOW WELL

4.3. WHEN WE ASK COWORKERS

4.4. WHEN ASKING FOR FAVORS FROM FRIENDS

4.5. WHEN WE WANT TO AVOID SOUNDING DEMANDING