Modals and Passive Voice - How To Teach Modal Auxiliary Verbs


There are two main ways of approaching teaching modal auxiliary verbs. One is by selecting one modal auxiliary and one usage and focusing on that in that particular context. Another way, especially when teaching higher levels, is to choose a context, such as advice, and then use each of the most appropriate modal auxiliary verbs in a different way.

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A new Business English course should be stared from an initial testing, needs analysis and needs negotiations. Later, the teacher should also demonstrate the relevance of each activity or topic for the students' needs. Different types of the texts should take place during the course in order to correct learning process and evaluate students' progress.In this unit,we are exposed to an aspect of grammar which is the present tense.The unit explains in details the various parts of the present tense starting with the present simple, present continuous, present perfect and the present perfect continuous. After mastering the above students will be able to speak and write in English void of tense problems.