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TESOL Videos - Cold Shoulder - English Idioms
The idiom "cold shoulder" means treating someone with coldness or ignoring someone. Our example is as follows: Anna is giving me the cold shoulder. She must be angry at me.
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can, could, may, might, shall, should, will, would, must, have to, have got to, need to, needn't, ought to used before other verbs to add to main verb (in its base form) in present and future. Past modals with more than one meaning may express past ideas in diff ways. express: obligation, possibility, permission/prohibition, ability, advice I really must go now. I might go shopping tomorrow. You may leave now. I can speak six languages. You should see a doctor about that. don't change in form according to person. MAV teaching ideas -roleplay : doctor-patient, express advice/obligation -rules : hotel regulations/prohibitions (can't have overnight guests, etc) -signs : meaning of traffic/other signs (you mustn't park here) Passive Voice active: my wife chose the wallpaper passive : the wallpaper was chosen by my wife Object of active verb becomes subject of passive verb. Both sentences have same meaning - focus is different. Shift from wife focus to subject focus (wallpaper). Sometimes agent (do-er) isn't there - I painted the door last week VS The door was painted last week. used when it is not known/important/don't want to say who performs the action transitive verbs vs intransitive verbs followed by an object like sell, take, buy, write and used in passive voice VS verbs like happen, sleep, come and seem and used in active voice Passive voice form be + past participle for passive and active, tense of sentence always remains the same. In passive, tense is indicated by BE, in active voice, tense is shown by main verb.