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This is the final section of modal verbs. There are currently 82 activities for teaching and practicing should and ought to. Using the materials found here, you can combine giving advice using should and ought to with health and body related topics. There are three sets of cards and instructions for three different games but you may decided just to play one game or use the first set of cards to make flashcards for introducing different vocabulary words. Talking about illnesses is a perfect opportunity to practice giving advice and using modal verbs so even if you do not use this worksheet, you might still want to combine these topics during your lessons. Since all the worksheets on Busy Teacher are free and easy to download, be sure to look at several before selecting one. You can also edit worksheets to better suit your students. Remember that this is only one section of modal verbs; you should take a look at the main modal verbs section if you do not find what you are looking for here or if you need a review activity.

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Tipping Guide: Speaking Modal Verbs Practice

Tipping Guide: Speaking Modal Verbs Practice

This NYC tipping guide is taken from the research of Waitbutwhy.com, original available here http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/04/everything-dont-know-tipping.html. I used the chart to start a discu ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Do You Have Any Advice?

Do You Have Any Advice?

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This presentation introduces how to give advice using the modal forms could - should - and must as well as to suggest and to recommend. I had ss work in pairs or small groups to come up with idea ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Modal Verbs and Phrases

Modal Verbs and Phrases

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The following activity will help your students practice modal verbs and phrases. It should be completed in pairs. Students A and B have gaps in different sentences. As Student A completes his sent ...
8 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Should - Shouldn't Drilling

Should - Shouldn't Drilling

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This worksheet is aimed at students who already know a little bit about structure and functions of modal verb should affirmative and negative. It is composed of 4 activities. The first 2 are filli ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Persuasion and Dissuasion

Persuasion and Dissuasion

This activity is suitable to intermediate and advanced students in practicing how to persuade and/ or dissuade the other person. It is better done as a role playing activity. This will motivate ...
8 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Song Worksheet: Using Modal Verbs

Song Worksheet: Using Modal Verbs

This is an intermediate worksheet aimed at giving students a revision of modal verbs by means of a short listening activity. The worksheet includes the lyrics of two contemporary songs. Students a ...
2 Pre-Intermediate
Should and Shouldn't

Should and Shouldn't

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It's a nice speaking exercise to practise "should / shouldn't". Cut the cards, put them face down and make students work in pairs. Each student draws one card, reads it aloud and another student m ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Reading Dreams

Reading Dreams

This worksheet deals with the topic of dreams. It does not focus on any grammatical aspect in particular. It consists of a fill-in the blanks listening about analyzing dreams that I adapted from h ...
10 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Dear Abby-Type Problems/ Giving Advice

Dear Abby-Type Problems/ Giving Advice

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This is an activity for free practice of the modal should and other expressions of advice. The students usually love moving around and being in role. It's a fun, dynamic activity, with minimal tea ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Cold Weather Survival Tips

Cold Weather Survival Tips

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This worksheet is a reading activity created as one of the tasks in winter English speaking camp. It’s quite informative and deals with the question how to survive/keep warm in cold weather. ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Giving Advice Phrases and Situations (Healthy Lifestyle)

Giving Advice Phrases and Situations (Healthy Lifestyle)

This worksheet contains different phrases for giving advice and short role play situations for using them while talking about Healthy Lifestyle. Divide the ss into 2 groups. Cut out the situations ...
12 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Agony Aunt Letters and Giving Advice

Agony Aunt Letters and Giving Advice

In this activitity there are 14 letters of desperate people looking for advice. They have written to Agony Aunt Anne and are waiting for an answer .Can you help them? Use any suitable modal verb. ...
8 Pre-Intermediate
Conversation Activity- Dilemma Discussion

Conversation Activity- Dilemma Discussion

Very good activity to make your students talk and debate in the classroom. Speaking and writing skills are developed in this simple and fun activity, this worksheet can be done individually or in ...
10 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Christmas Problems

Christmas Problems

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Speaking activity. 'Imagine you are a radio presenter, Marie, and you have a programme to give your listeners some advice. This week- Christmas special! Welcome your listeners, tell them about the ...
8 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: TED: 3 Things I Learnt While My Plane Crashed

Movie Worksheet: TED: 3 Things I Learnt While My Plane Crashed

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 ...
6 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Modal Verbs Grammar Guide and Exercises

Modal Verbs Grammar Guide and Exercises

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This is a worksheet for teaching modal verbs at intermediate level. There's a complete grammar with clear and simple explanations as well as example sentences followed by a simple activity i ...
9 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
How to Fight Pollution

How to Fight Pollution

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 ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Review 5: Modal Verbs & Conditional Clauses (+Key)

Review 5: Modal Verbs & Conditional Clauses (+Key)

A new ws suitable for advanced students to revise/reinforce grammar points. In this ws the students will revise modal verbs and conditional clauses. Thanks Phillip Martin for clipart. The key to t ...
10 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Song Worksheet: Show Must Go On by Queen

Song Worksheet: Show Must Go On by Queen

This worksheet can be used for practice  modal verbs and present continuous. Song is not difficult for listening and children like it. This worksheet contains 3 tasks: 1) choose the right mod ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Could've, Should've, Would've

Could've, Should've, Would've

This slideshow is a great conversation piece for students to practice using modal verbs in the past tense. After they have been instructed on the grammar and structure of past modals, use this sl ...
10 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
The Man with No Money

The Man with No Money

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The short reading passage is for the beginners. It has simple vocabulary and the practice of 'should' . It makes up an interesting reading and helps in further discussions and usage of simple voca ...
10 Complete Beginner Elementary
Advice to Debbie - Writing Activity

Advice to Debbie - Writing Activity

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This is a simple activity for pre-intermediate and intermediate students to develop their writing skills. It is required from the teachers to pre teach students how to write a letter, what a lette ...
8 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Family Matters Role-Play

Family Matters Role-Play

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 The pair role-plays presented in this handout will provide students with six problematic situations that they will have to sort out by giving advice and recommendations. All of the role-play ...
21 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Modal Verbs: Advice and Recommendation

Modal Verbs: Advice and Recommendation

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This is a worksheet for revising modal verbs (advice and recommendation) recommended for pre-intermediate students who are asked to complete the sentences using the correct form of 'should' and th ...
7 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Modal Verbs Difficulties

Modal Verbs Difficulties

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 ...
11 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced

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