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Hi teachers,
According to this text:
It is going to rain, and Julia hasn't got an umbrella. "I'm going to get very wet if that bus doesn't come soon!" she is saying to herself.
Could they be appropriate questions and answers?
a) Is it raining now? No, it isn’t. But is it going to rain soon.
b) What isn’t she carrying? She isn’t carrying an umbrella. / An umbrella.
c) What’s going to happen if the bus doesn’t come soon? Julia is going to get very wet.

Thanks in advance.
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They sound good to me!
Aspara GusThey sound good to me!
Hi Aspara Gus,
Thank you so much for your reply. Emotion: smile The one I wasn't so sure about was letter 'b'.

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b) What isn’t she carrying? She isn’t carrying an umbrella. / An umbrella.

Are you uncertain about the article before umbrella? Yes, it's an.
Aspara GusAre you uncertain about the article before umbrella? Yes, it's an.
Hi Aspara Gus,
Thank you for your reply. Not at all, but thanks anyway. My question was on the verb 'is ... carrying'. In fact, I wanted to know if I could use that verb, according to the context. Since there were no complains, it must be right! Emotion: noddingTS
Thinking SpainMy question was on the verb 'is ... carrying'. In fact, I wanted to know if I could use that verb, according to the context. Since there were no complains, it must be right!
I think it's fine, but to be more accurate, you could just as well say

What does Julia not have?
She doesn't have an umbrella.

This may be pushing it, though:

What has Julia not got?
She hasn't got an umbrella.
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Thinking SpainWhat isn’t she carrying?
I see the conundrum. Negative questions open up a universe of correct answers.

She isn't carrying a car.
She isn't carrying a house.
She isn't carrying a cathedral.
She isn't carrying a drunken dog.
She isn't carrying an epileptic monkey.
She isn't carrying a ticket to Kalamazoo.
She isn't carrying a grudge against her cruel step-sisters.

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Aspara GusWhat does Julia not have? She doesn't have an umbrella.
Hi Aspara Gus,
Thank you for your suggestion. I'm going to use the above one.Emotion: smile

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CalifJimNegative questions open up a universe of correct answers.
Hi Jim,
My God, now I get why the universe is so big, besides carrying the starts, planets, and whatever is there, there might be all those things too. Never knew about them! I'm sure there are more than those ones you have mentioned, many more than them.
For example:
It is carrying an ironic man.
It is carrying a caustic person.
It is carrying a sarcastic profe ...
Thank you for enlighten me.Emotion: idea

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