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This is the final section of modal verbs. There are currently 102 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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Movie Worksheet: Should Have, Would Have- Discussing Mistakes

Movie Worksheet: Should Have, Would Have- Discussing Mistakes

English Through Videos
This fun video activity is to practise using past modals "should have.." and "would have..." to discuss past mistakes. The video describes the top ten stupid mistakes made by people. Learners shou ...
6 Views 2,531 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
A Visitor from Abroad

A Visitor from Abroad

This worksheet gives students an opportunity to practice their models of obligation and recommendation while practicing airport vocabulary. Students start off with a conversation and then talk abo ...
3 Views 2,840 IntAdv
Had Better Practice

Had Better Practice

Larissa Neri
•Should/Ought to,
This worksheet was created to help students practice the use of had better. There are six situations which should be solved by the students. You can edit the worksheet so you can use it with other ...
1 Views 3,017 ElemPre-IntInt
Modal Verbs

Modal Verbs

Leticia
•, , , Should/Ought to
Modal verbs and their usage cause lots of problems to our students. I hope that with this ppt they will be able to understand not only what modality is but also when they can use one or another ve ...
2 Views 8,837 Int
Selfie

Selfie

Authentic Teaching
Let me present you my handout on the topic of the last years – a selfie. This lesson gives your students an opportunity to talk about something they do every day - especially young learners ...
23 Views 14,578 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
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Talk about Illnesses

Talk about Illnesses

•Should/Ought to,
This worksheet is about illnesses. It contains two activities. First, the students are asked to complete the sentences using common problems, such as sore throat, backache, stomachache, etc. Secon ...
8 Views 19,100 Elem
Modal Verbs Review Quiz Game

Modal Verbs Review Quiz Game

HyunJung Cha
•, , , Should/Ought to
This is the first time to upload my file here. This is a PPT for modal verbs review quiz game. Each row in the second page means the level of the question and you get different points for correct ...
21 Views 14,712 Pre-IntInt
Song Worksheet: White Flag by Dido - Relationships

Song Worksheet: White Flag by Dido - Relationships

Yanina
Thia worksheet will allow students to start a debate about painful relationships and broken hearts. First, they have to spot the extra word in some verses and then guess the meaning of some idioms ...
1 Views 7,325 Int
Song Worksheet: Green Eyes by Coldplay

Song Worksheet: Green Eyes by Coldplay

BusyTeacher Contributor
This is a song that I used to introduce the modal verbs "must", "should" and "could". Students are asked to first complete sentences with the words they listen to (only modals) and then they are a ...
4 Views 11,608 Pre-IntIntAdv
Modal Verbs

Modal Verbs

•, , , Should/Ought to
This worksheet contains brief explanations of each modal verb (can- have to- must- should) and some graphic examples that illustrate each of them. There are lots of exercises to practice. You can ...
11 Views 12,919 Pre-Int
First Aid Kit PowerPoint

First Aid Kit PowerPoint

•Should/Ought to,
This PowerPoint deals with some vocabulary items that we can find in a first aid kit, such as ice pack, thermometer, bandages, etc. It follows with some questions about when we should use these it ...
6 Views 6,654 Elem
Modal Verbs and Emotions

Modal Verbs and Emotions

anderson
•, Should/Ought to,
A test for emotions and modal verbs for 8th grade students. It contains grammar exercises and some activities matching emotions with pictures. Some exercises of completing sentences and gap comple ...
6 Views 9,782 ElemPre-IntExam
Test

Test

Here you will find exercises about modal verbs and vocabulary from compound nouns and other that can be very useful for teachers and students. This can be used as a worksheet or as a test for your ...
5 Views 12,671 Pre-IntIntExam
Never Again! Shudda Stayed at Home

Never Again! Shudda Stayed at Home

•, Should/Ought to
This worksheet is to practise talking about regret while working on the pronuncation shudda (should have). Students start by reading a review of gig, then they have to identify at least ten proble ...
3 Views 4,120 IntAdv
Reading- Should, Should't Have to, Don't Have To

Reading- Should, Should't Have to, Don't Have To

•, Should/Ought to, ,
This worksheet contains a reading comprehension exercise about smoking and the consequences it has for someone's health. It also has some grammar excercises to complete using should ,shouldn't, ...
8 Views 14,719 Pre-Int
Advice Column: Penny Pincher

Advice Column: Penny Pincher

BusyTeacher Contributor
•, Should/Ought to,
Students read the advice column. Teacher can guide students through new vocabulary, idioms and expressions. There are discussion questions at the end, but teacher should feel free to ask more ques ...
2 Views 5,847 Adv
Modal Verbs - an Introductory Lesson (B1, B2)

Modal Verbs - an Introductory Lesson (B1, B2)

Eva PS
•, , , Should/Ought to
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 ...
11 Views 10,015 IntAdv
Modals-Modals Perfect

Modals-Modals Perfect

•, , , Should/Ought to
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 ...
8 Views 7,076 IntAdvExam
Should and Shouldn't

Should and Shouldn't

• » » Should/Ought to
The worksheet is designed with problem sentences for learners to be practising "should and shouldn't". It is followed by a quiz where paired students have to choose between two answers to a given ...
4 Views 12,080 Int
Modal Verb Practice (Elementary Level)

Modal Verb Practice (Elementary Level)

•, , Should/Ought to
The worksheet contains three activities about modal verbs. The first task is complete the sentences. Use can, can't, could or couldn't. The second task is the same but you have to use can, can't, ...
12 Views 11,750 Elem
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 ...
9 Views 8,644 Pre-IntIntAdv
Do You Have Any Advice?

Do You Have Any Advice?

•, Should/Ought to
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 ...
9 Views 5,701 Pre-IntInt
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 Views 8,369 IntAdv
Should - Shouldn't Drilling

Should - Shouldn't Drilling

•, Should/Ought to
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 ...
9 Views 9,462 Pre-IntInt
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 ...
15 Views 15,217 IntAdvExam

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