Where + To Be - English Grammar Notes

Where + To Be

English Grammar Rules

WHERE is a question word that is used to ask about a place or location.
(= I want to know the place, position or location)

The following table shows you the word order of questions with Where when it is used with To Be.

Where To Be Subject Example Answers
Where am I ? You're in the hospital.
Where are you ? I'm at work.
Where is he ? He's at home.
Where is she ? She's in the store.
Where is it ? It's on the table.
Where are we ? You're at my new job
Where are you ? We're at school.
Where are they ? They're at university.

You can also ask where things or places are:

Where To Be Subject Example Answers
Where is my book ? It's on the table.
Where are my books ? They're on the desk.

Is + singular word
Are + plural word.

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