Dossier 13 – Les réponses courtes

On répond rarement par yes ou no à une question fermée. On complète la réponse en utilisant un pronom et en reprenant l’auxiliaire utilisé dans la question.
Construction : yes, sujet + auxiliaire
no, sujet + auxiliaire + not


A la forme affirmative, on met la réponse courte à la forme normale.
A la forme négative, on met la réponse courte à la forme contractée.


Exemples : Do you speak English?
Yes, I do. (forme normale)
No, I don’t. (forme contractée)


Is he happy?
Yes, he is. (forme normale)
No, he isn’t. (forme contractée)


Are you happy?
Yes, I am happy. (forme normale)
No, I’m not. (forme contractée)


Are they at home?
Yes, they are. (forme normale)
No, they aren’t. (forme contractée)


Exercice 1 : Répondre aux questions avec des réponses courtes.


1- Are you married?
No,
2- Is he a teacher?
Yes,
3- Are they friendly?
No,
4- Is she a nurse?
Yes,
5- Are you pleased?
No,
6- Is he from France?
Yes,
7- Are you happy?
No,
8- Are they at school?
Yes,
9- Are your parents on holiday?
Yes,
10- Is she sad?
No,


Exercice 2 : Répondre aux questions avec des réponses courtes.


1- Are you happy?
Yes,
2- Are they sick?
No,
3- Is she tired?
Yes,
4- Is Tom in the car?
No,
5- Are you at home?
Yes,
6- Is he in England?
No,
7- Is she in America?
Yes,
8- Are they in Australia?
No,
9- Are you tired?
No,
10- Is he at the swimming pool?
Yes,

Corrigés des exercices du dossier 13