Form a Yes or No Question in English From a Statement

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    We'll form "Yes" or "No" questions out of three statements:
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    • "We will leave soon."
    • "You are working."
    • "I can go outside."
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  2. 2
    Each of the sentences has
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    • a pronoun (or noun): "we", "you", or "I";
    • a verb: "leave", "working", or "go";
    • an auxiliary verb (optional): "will", "are", or "can".
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    In order to form a question that can be answered by either "Yes" or "No" out of these sentences, we invert the pronoun (or noun) and auxiliary verb positions.
    We use "do" or "do not" if there is no auxiliary verb in the predicate.
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    The statements will translate into the following questions:
    • "Will we leave soon?"
    • "Are you working?"
    • "Can I go outside?"
      We will have the statement beginning with a pronoun. On the right, we'll have questions that can be answered by either "Yes" or "No". They begin with auxiliary verbs followed directly by a pronoun (or noun).
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