Two-word Question Words

Questions are essential part of communication in any language.

If we want to get information or more details we usually place a question word at the beginning of the question. The question word refers to the information that we want to get. For example:

Question wordInformation we want to getExample
WhopersonWho is the man who has long hair?
WhatthingWhat’s the best place you’ve visited?
WhereplaceWhere are you from?
WhentimeWhen did you graduate?
WhyreasonWhy are you studying English?
*HowmannerHow did you like the movie?
Examples of question words

There are some two-word questions that start with How…?

For example: How far…? How tall…? How long…? How fast…? How often…? How old…? How much…? and How many…?

In the chart below there are more details and examples about two-word questions that start with How.

Two-word question words

Let’s practice!!

Choose a question and answer it in the comments below

1. How old were you when you started learning English?

2. How often do you practice English?

3. How tall is the tallest man in the world?

4. How fast can a black panther run?

5. How old is your best friend?

6. How many apps do you have on your phone?

7. How much time do you spend on social media every day?


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