ESOL Sc/L2.3a

Ask for information (i) Form questions, using a wide range of verb forms Examples: Ask for descriptions: Could you possibly describe him to us? Would you be able to give me an idea of what it's like? Use a range of question types (e.g. tag questions, embedded questions), and choose appropriate forms to suit a range of situations and relationships Examples: Ask about processes: Tell me how the gears work on this bike, can you? Do you think you could explain how this functions? (ii) Use intonation appropriate for the question type Example Ask for factual information in formal and informal situations: For heaven's sake, what happened? I'd be grateful if you could explain exactly what happened. (iii) Realise that some questions may be seen as delicate, and preface these with appropriate introductory phrases Example Prepare to ask delicate questions: I don't want to seem rude, but I couldn't help noticing... I hope you don't mind my asking... For more information please see element Lr/L2.1b

Modal verbs worksheet

Submitted by Geoff Saunders on Fri, 2011-09-02 22:21

ESOL: ESOL Rt/L2.4a, ESOL Sc/L1.2a, ESOL Sc/L2.2a, ESOL Sc/L2.3a, ESOL Sd/L2.2c, ESOL Ws/L1.1a, ESOL Ws/L2.2a

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

Information and examples of modal verbs followed by a cloze exercise and sentence writing.

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