Answer this question with no

Where are you from? - I am from Spain.

Do you come from Italy? - No, I'm from Spain.


W questions

You ask W questions when you ask your interlocutor for certain information. You cannot answer these questions with “yes” or “no”. The W questions are called W questions because the first word in the question usually begins with the letter W. begins, e.g .: Where from …? Where …? How …? This is followed by the conjugated verb and the subject.

Declarative sentence

In a simple statement, the conjugated verb is always in the second position. The subject is often in the first position.

Question sentence

Sentence questions are also called yes / no questions because you can answer these questions with “yes” or “no”. Here the conjugated verb comes first. Then the subject follows.

So you can form a yes / no question by swapping the position of the subject and conjugated verb in a propositional sentence:


Grammatical terms in German:

The subject: The subject is a state of affairs, an object or a living being that is active in the sentence or is the focus of interest. The subject is also called the subject of the sentence. It's mostly a noun or a pronoun.

the W-question: W-questions are open questions that cannot be answered with “yes” or “no”. At the beginning of a W question there is a question word that usually begins with the letter W.

The statement: In a statement, a statement is made about a fact. The sentence yields e.g. B. information or describes a situation.

the sentence question: A sentence question is a question that can be answered with "yes" or "no".