Unit 8.1

Questions with Like

Introduction

Like as a verb is used to express things we enjoy and take pleasure in.

Like can also be used as a preposition to make questions.

Form

The word like can be used in different ways to form questions.

Example

  • What do you like doing?
  • What does she like doing in her spare time?
  • What is the weather like?
  • What is Peter like?
  • What does the house look like?
  • What does she look like?
  • What would you like to do this Thursday?
  • What would you like to eat?

Use

We use like to make questions about:

  • hobbies;
  • personality or the characteristics of something;
  • physical appearance (with the verb to look);
  • preferences.

Summary

Like is used to make questions about hobbies, personality or the characteristics of something, physical appearance (with the verb to look) and preferences.

For example:
— “What does the guest room look like?” = Like is used to ask about the appearance of the room.

Let’s revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context.

Exercises