#28 - Question Words #2 - English Grammar

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Question Words #2

Interrogative adverbs come at the beginning of a question. "How" is another interrogative adverb. "How" can be used in a few different ways.

How - used when asking in which way something happens or in which manner it happens
  • How are you?
  • How did the accident happen?
  • How do you know my brother?
  • How did you make the frosting?

How - used when asking the quantity of something
  • How many people are attending the wedding?
  • How many cars do you own?
  • How many potatoes are in the basket?
  • How much rice do you eat a week?
  • How much is this dress?
  • How much money do you have?

How - used when asking the degree of a characteristic
  • How tall are you?
  • How old is your sister?
  • How upset are you?
  • How much do you know?

How - used when asking about time or duration
  • How often do you come here?
  • How quickly can you type this letter?
  • How long is your meeting?
  • How soon can you be here?

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