Modals and Passive Voice - The modal auxiliary verb "can"


This video focuses on the modal auxiliary verb "can". In the classroom, you probably initially introduce the word "can" in the context of ability. However, there are more usages, such as possibility, permission, request and advice.

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This unit is about the course books and lesson materials. There two types of materials authentic and created materials, where authentic materials are newspapers, magazines, songs, menus that a typical native speaker would encounter in his/her day to day life and created materials are designed by the teacher to supplement the course book. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. The teacher should design the lesson with the perfect balance of authentic and created material according to the students and the teaching point.