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[ You can do it ]

Task: Look at the list below then say what people 'couldn't' do thousand years ago, but which they can do today. [The aim is practice the use of 'could-couldn't]

{drive cars –live on the moon –go to the cinema- cure cancer – take photographs- clone a human being-forecast earthquake}

Task : Look again at the list above and say what people "will be able" to do soon. [The aim is to practice the use of 'will be able to ]

[The aim is to practice the use of 'will be able to ] Task : Match

Task: Match the pairs, then write sentences about these famous personalities. {the aim is to practise the use of 'was/were able to' }

Ferdinand Magellanaim is to practise the use of 'was/were able to' } Ibn Battuta Pacific Ocean. Neil

Ibn Battuta Pacific Ocean.the use of 'was/were able to' } Ferdinand Magellan Neil Armstrong Marco Polo - set a

Neil Armstrongto' } Ferdinand Magellan Ibn Battuta Pacific Ocean. Marco Polo - set a foot on the

Marco PoloFerdinand Magellan Ibn Battuta Pacific Ocean. Neil Armstrong - set a foot on the moon for

- set a foot on the moon for the first time in human history.

- sail through the Strait (of Magellan) at the tip of South America, cross the ocean, he named the

- travel with his father to China when he was still young.

-Make a journey of 120.675km, a journey that took him more than 30 years.

Task: Imagine you're a teacher .Fill in the school report about a student of yours, using modals 'can/could and verb idioms 'will be able/was/were able to }

and verb idioms 'will be able/was/were able to } School Report Last term, Farida ………….very little
and verb idioms 'will be able/was/were able to } School Report Last term, Farida ………….very little

School Report

idioms 'will be able/was/were able to } School Report Last term, Farida ………….very little English. Now,

Last term, Farida ………….very little English. Now, she …….speak and read English quite well. She ……………… get a good mark

in the term test, last March .If she works hard; she ……………

pass with merit.

Task :Consider the situations below, then write questions using 'may' or 'can' to ask for permission to do something .Use the verb in bold type.

a. An English guest who does not know well is in your home .he wants to use your telephone to give a call to

his parents. Question:………………………………………………………………

b. You are in your English class. You've forgotten your dictionary at home and you want to borrow your

friend's dictionary to look up a difficult word:

Question: ……………………………………………….

c.

You are at the beginning of your English class .You ask your teacher for permission to leave early to

visit a friend of yours in the hospital.

Question: …………………………………………………………

d.

You are now in the hospital .You ask the doctor for permission to give a drink to a friend of yours who just

had an operation.

Question: …………………………………………………………

Task: Match the sentences in column A with their functions in column B [make the learners aware of the different functions of the model 'might' can be used.]

Don't swim here. You might be attacked by sharks might be attacked by sharks

May you live long and have a lot of children you live long and have a lot of children

There are no clouds in the sky, but it might rain before noon might rain before noon

You are not good at English. Well, you might try these grammar exercises anyway . might try these grammar exercises anyway.

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a. expressing a wish. b. Warning. c. Suggesting. d. Remote possibility

Task : tick in the appropriate box of the prefix to form the opposites of the words.

Il

Im

In

Ir

Un

Dis

Words

Transcription

           

Regular

/'iregj

/'iregj l /
l /
l
/
           

Capable

/inkeip

/inkeip bl/

bl/

           

Possible

/'impos

/'impos bl/

bl/

           

Responsible

/iri'spons

/iri'spons

bl/

           

Legal

/'ili:gl/

           

Justice

/in

/in stis/

stis/

           

Probable

/impr

b
b

bl/

           

Definite

/'indefnit/

           

Polite

/imp

/imp lait/

lait/

           

Obey

/dis

/dis

'b / gr /
'b
/
gr
/
 
 

Agree

/dis 'b / gr /     A g r e e Task : Re-write the

Task: Re-write the new words obtained in previous task using the phonetic transcription in the table 1) disagree ……………… 2) impolite ……………. 3) impossible…………………….

4) improbable ……………

5).

incapable…………….6) illegal…………… 7) injustice …………

8) disobey ………………indefinite 9) ………………10) irregular ………….

Task : Fill in each of the blanks in the speech with the appropriate auxiliary :"can- do or have" Jill: I have got a bulldog.

:" can - do or have " Jill: I have got a bulldog. Jack: So,………………… Jill:
Jack: So,…………………

Jack: So,…………………

Jill: I love bulldogs.

Jill: I love bulldogs.

Jack: So, …………….

Jack: So, …………….

Jill: I don't like people who mistreat animals.

Jill: I don't like people who mistreat animals.

Jack: Neither ………………

Jack: Neither ………………

Jill: I can't be friends with people who are cruel to animals.

Jill: I can't be friends with people who are cruel to animals.

Jack: Neither ……………….

Jack: Neither ……………….

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Task: Complete the dialogue below using "so" or "neither" plus the appropriate auxiliary: : Complete the dialogue below using "so" or "neither" plus the appropriate auxiliary:

[do – will – shall – have]

You: I have a bicycle.appropriate auxiliary: [ do – will – shall – have ] Partner A: ……………………. Partner B:

Partner A: …………………….[ do – will – shall – have ] You: I have a bicycle. Partner B:

Partner B: That is very funny .I …………You: I have a bicycle. Partner A: ……………………. You: We're flying to England next Saturday at

You: We're flying to England next Saturday at 5.Partner B: That is very funny .I ………… Partner A: ………………………. Partner B: How

Partner A: ……………………….You: We're flying to England next Saturday at 5. Partner B: How extraordinary! We…………….going on the

Partner B: How extraordinary! We…………….going on the same flight, too.next Saturday at 5. Partner A: ………………………. You: I haven't seen B since last Monday. Partner

You: I haven't seen B since last Monday.We…………….going on the same flight, too. Partner A: Partner B: There is something wrong .I

Partner A:flight, too. You: I haven't seen B since last Monday. Partner B: There is something wrong

Partner B: There is something wrong .I ………… seen him since last Monday, too.too. You: I haven't seen B since last Monday. Partner A: You: Everybody hates snakes .But

You: Everybody hates snakes .But I love them.wrong .I ………… seen him since last Monday, too. Partner A: …………… Partner B: I ………

Partner A: ……………Monday, too. You: Everybody hates snakes .But I love them. Partner B: I ……… bought one,

Partner B: I ………

bought one, too.

.

them too

Task: Read the predictions and say how sure you are about each using "will be able – may

well – may – might – or won't be able

a)Someday people ……………………… do their shopping by computer.

b)Scientist …………

C)In the future all children ……… study at home using the computer . d) Scientists …………… to make a vaccine against cancer in the future .

+

verb

to

invent a computer which can read your mind soon.

in the future . + verb to invent a computer which can read your mind soon.

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