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this practice activity
. The worksheet has three similar practice activities with answer keys for each section so be sure to make copies of the right pages. You might only want to use only one of these exercises per class as students may become bored with them after a short period of time. Some students do not do well with this type of activity; if your students have trouble focusing on worksheets or working independently, choose a different type of activity instead. There are many others to choose from and this is just one section of modal verbs so there are even more worksheets available in the main section.
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It's an introduction to modal verbs - first some basic rules, then the rules for forming past (not all modal verbs have separate forms for past, some use perfect infinitive - in my experience it i ...
This is a powerpoint presentation of modals and modals perfect for esl B1-B2 level. There are no grammar rules, only examples and pictures that better explain the use of modals. A teacher can use ...
I use the following youtube clip (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1D7VUIf8bU) to practice using modals (possibility), especially might. The students listen to the sounds of the clip and try to gu ...
Here is a power point presentation I did for my English class with the definition of modal verbs, a list of them (must, must not, can, could may, might, need, need not, should/ought to, had better ...
When trying to check an A2 - B1 student's knowledge about these grammar aspects, this worksheet might come in handy. As a student works through the worksheet, the teacher might reinforce the knowl ...
These are 16 cards for Group B of the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil. You can modify it to include the teams you want. Instructions are included, but the gist is that it is a speaking game to p ...
This is a PowerPoint presentation about the modal verbs. Includes usage rules with example sentences. Jokes from the website http://englishthroughjokes.wordpress.com/ and a creative writing promp ...
This is a PowerPoint Presentation "Modal Verbs of Probability through the song -The day before you came". Recommended for adult students of the upper-intermediate level. I planned it as a whole le ...
Three exercises to practice modal verbs to speculate about the past. 1st exercise: could/can't. 2nd exercise must/can't and 3rd might/might not. To be honest I do not exactly remember bu ...
This is a worksheet for FCE students to practise needn't have or didn't need to. It has 13 situations with images and a sentence where students have to choose the correct form of the verb: needn't ...
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Nasca Lines are one of the greatest mysteries in the world. The worksheet offers you pictures for guessing the story and meaning of these lines using modals of deduction; a running dictation; list ...
The worksheet is based on a thought-provoking TED talk by Ric Ellias "3 Things I Learnt While My Plane Crashed." I created it for an upper-intermediate group, when we reviewed past modals. It led ...
It is a writing task about pollution. Students have got a few prompts, questions and images.They can use their science knowledge about the danger of pollution and the modal verbs, such as can/coul ...
Some pictures of unusual signs. I use it with modals. I put them in groups an show them the pictures. Then I have them create sentences using the modals to explain the idea of the sign. They ...
The worksheet comprises the most common ways to express future, including future simple (with 'probably', 'definitely'), present continuous, be going to, would like to, would rather, may/ might. S ...
This is a worksheet for predicting the future with will, may and won't at elementary and intermediate level. Pupils have to fill in the gaps with will, may or won't. Then they can share it with th ...
This is a presentation of modal verbs in PDF that explores the most problematic areas related to them: avoidance, comprehension, using the full infinitive, questions and negations, different forms ...
This game will help learners feel the difference between future forms in terms of speculation. It is easy and fun, as the aim is to guess what kind of picture is “hidden” on a board. ...
Asking permission is an essential part of social English that students often come across both in the classroom and real life. I usually explain to my learners the difference between can/could/may ...
This is a 2-page worksheet for revising modal verbs at pre-intermediate level. There are 4 different activities in which students are asked to fill in the gaps with a suitable modal verb, rewrite ...
This is a test I´ve created to check the knowledge of usage of modal verbs: have to, must, can and might. It is an elementary level and it includes vocabulary connected to household chores. ...
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