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 about Parts of Speech.There are 8 parts: Nouns,Adjectives,Articles,Verbs,Adverbs,Gerunds,Pronouns and Prepositions/ Conjunctions. There are 5 main types of nouns(common,proper,compound,abstract and collective).Plurals have countable (cat,dog,chiar,doctor and teacher) and uncountable (rice,music,bread and water). Adjectives part first talked about the order when many adjectives come with the same sentence.The basic rules as follow:size-age-colour-material-noun.There are 2 adjectives: comparatives and superlatives.For example,higher and highest.But there are two special cases, when adjectives have more than two syllables, we do no add -er and -est.Should instead of more and most. Others double the final consonant: t,n or d when preceded by a single ,short vowel.(saddest,thinnest) Articles have 2 types:definite (the) and indefinite (a,an). I give an example: There is an apple on the apple tree.And there are some situations for do use and do not use the before. All verbs are either transitive or intransitive.A transitive verb is followed directly by an object. A intransitive verb can't be followed directly by an object. All English verbs have 4 principal forms: base form,past simple,past participle and present participle. There are 5 main types of adverbs: Manner,Place,Time,Degree and Frequency. Other notable types:Comment/Attitude,Linking,Viewpoint and Adding/Limiting.And where adverbs and multiple adverbs go in a sentence. A gerund is the -ing form,it is used in the same way as a noun.Could be as a subject or an object. Pronouns are used instead/in place of more precise nouns or noun phrase.There are 4 types:Personal,Possessive,Reflexive and Relative. Prepositions show the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and some other word in the sentence. Conjunctions connect word and phrase or groups in a sentence. For me, I learned all of these before. But this is a really good chance to make a system to make the knowledge show more clearer to me. The best way to make students understand me that is teacher need to have a clear system.


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