May vs Might - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

Even though many people use "may" and "might" interchangeably, they actually have slightly different meanings. The word "may", for example refers to a possibility, while "might" conveys slightly more uncertainty. In the example "There are dark clouds in the sky. It may rain later", we use "may" because the dark clouds suggest the possibility of rain. The sentence "I'm sick but I might come to the party" uses "might" because it is not certain the person will go to the party. This means, you should use 'may' when there is some kind of a sign that predicts or indicates future happenings. You should use 'might' when expressing something a little more unlikely or uncertain.


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Oh boy! Concepts that can help: Continuous = ongoing activity, Perfect = \"will have\and often not useful for students. it's worth only for very advanced level students."I should be clear on reported speech with any other explanation by some video clips.Conditionals are sentences containing \"if\"( of similar expressions such as \"when\Ive learnt a lot and definitely brushed up on my grammar i really enjoyed unit 2 .This Unit was a good revise for the tenses, good explanation and helpful examples.This unit is a preview of what's to come. It covers the ages of \"young learners\and he also noted that the students were having trouble with the 't' in \"can't\"


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