Modals and Passive Voice - What are modal auxiliary verbs?


This video focuses on modal auxiliary verbs. The words "might", "could" and "must" are modal auxiliary verbs. These verbs express the speaker's feeling or attitude towards the particular verb following the modal.

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 i have learned about breaking down a sentence and identifying each part of it. I find this very valuable moving forward as a teacher because i will need to be explaining the structure of a sentence and how to form one properly so it makes sense and flows correctly.This unit for me was just as confusing as the present tenses. This will require me coming back to this unit quite often before I will fully understand this topic. The formulas are easy to understand it is the different types of sentences that you can have that are confusing me.I have learnt the different types of phrasal verbs. I felt that the type 2 - transitive separable phrasal verb could use more elaborated examples as I did not get it the first time I read the unit. I also learnt that in passive voice, the doer of the action is not as important.

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