Modals and Passive Voice - Difficulties for Students


This video looks at the difficulties students have when learning modal auxiliary verbs. The number of usages and the modal auxiliary verbs that can be used for various usages often bring about problems for the students. Also, the structure of sentences with modal auxiliary verbs can be confusing. Watch this video to understand all the difficulties students face with modal auxiliary verbs.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

With this unit, I have been able to learn the common difficulties teachers have to deal with throughout their career. ↵The pieces of advice given concern "first lessons", classes with different levels, large classes, classes where students tend to speak their native language, reluctant students and classes where students have difficulties with listening texts. It is very interesting to realize that no matter what the problem is, leading a fun and motivating class will greatly help the students to stay focused on the lesson.