Modals and Passive Voice - Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs

 

Semi-modal auxiliary verbs can cause a lot of confusion with English students. These auxiliary verbs differ with true modals in that they change their form depending on the pronoun the follow. An example of a semi-modal auxiliary verb is "need to". Watch the video for the complete explanation.


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.

In this Unit dealing with Personal Development a list of general rules to follow when thinking about working abroad was presented. There were resources available for knowing how to successfully find employment as a language teacher abroad, like weblinks and things to keep in mind, such as being aware of main recruiting periods, and the possibility of having a personal recommendation. The unit provided a guideline for appropriate writing of curriculum vitae and provided a thorough list of online resources for future reference.