Modals and Passive Voice - Main Usages Of Modal Auxiliary Verbs


In the English language, there are nine true modal auxiliary verbs. These include: will, would, should, shall, might, may, must, can and could. The main usages of modal auxiliary verbs include expressing abilities, advice, deduction, obligation, offer, permission and possibility.

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This unit has a detailed introduction of Past Tenses. Just like learnt in previous unit of Present Tenses. The past tenses are classified into past simple, past continuous and past perfect and past perfect continuous. Teachers need to pay attention to the mixation of past perfect and past simple, so the practice in activate stage is necessary by using story telling activities or role play activies. Concluding frequently happened errors are one of important ways to help students bear in mind the different usage in past tenses.