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English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

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Postby Rustamsher » Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:44 pm

The new staff members are sadly lacking experience, ...?

(a) are they
(b) aren't they

Which version is correct?
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Re: Tag question

Postby Alan » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:56 am

Both possible, but only the second indicates that the speaker is simply seeking confirmation of something already considered true.
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