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Copy of Modal verbs review
intermediate level 4 level


In this lesson, students will review modal verbs through picturesin the lead in. also, they will be provide with a game and a matching activity for practice.


Abc pictures
Abc board game
Abc HO.1
Abc cut-ups
Abc pictures

Main Aims

  • To review and check the students understanding of modal verbs and their usage in the present and past tense.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with a speaking activity to improve their fluency and accuracy.


warmer/ lead in: (3-4 minutes) • To introduce Ss to the target language.

T projects pictures and ask Ss to read the speech bubbles and find another way to say it .. T asks Ss to come up with more suggestions to say the same thing using different modal verbs in the present and past.

Controlled practice: (5-8 minutes) • To introduce help students the function of the target language.

Ss will be given cut-ups to match. Ss will work in pairs to match the slips. T distrubutes the cut-ups and and monitors. once they are done they will have to go around the class and check diffrent pairs and compaire their anwers with them. T names few Ss to feedback to the whole class.

freer practice: (8-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with freer practice to use modal verbs.

Ss will be devided into two groups of seven to play a game. T draws a chart of 9 squares on the board and devide the students into two groups of seven, T names one group as X and the other group as O. T explains the instructions that each group will have to pick up a paper from the box randomly, tells its function and form a sentence using that modal verb with the rest of his group. if the sentence is correct they can put an X or O in a square of their choise. the game continues till all the sqaures are filled. and the group that fill most of the sqaures wins

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