Modals of deduction and speculation
Intermediate B1/B2 level
To provide clarification of Modals of deduction and speculation in the context of someone lost.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of someone needs help.
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
-The teacher shows a picture of someone who lost his way. -The teacher shows another picture of another person who lives there. The students will be asked to guess what expression can be you used by the person who lost his way to get help from the other person.
-The teacher will give the students a short text that carries modals of deduction and speculation. -The students will be asked to underline the modals in that text.
-The students will the sentences from the conversation. They will complete them with the correct modal verb. -Students will find one more example of each modal verb in the scripts on p154.
-The students will be given the meaning of modals of deduction and speculation with gap filler in each. They will complete the gap with the correct word. -The student will be given the form of modals of deduction and speculation with gap filler in each. Students have to complete it with the proper words. -The teacher will pronounce and marked the stress on the modals and students repeat after him.
-Students will complete the conversation with the appropriate modal verb. -Students will listen to check their answers.
-Students will complete the exercise on page 140 with must, might or can't.
-Students will read the situation in exercise 4. They will discuss the four choices and decide what to do. -Students will speak and use modals of deduction.