Category: English grammar

Passive Voice Overview | Modals and Passive Voice

This video provides a detailed overview of the passive voice of the English language. Watch the video to find out

Passive Voice Usages | Modals and Passive Voice

There are certain instances where we tend to use the passive voice instead of the active voice. This is true

Active vs. Passive Voice Part 2 | Modals and Passive Voice

The difference between the active and passive voice is one of the more advanced topics of English grammar. Therefore, it

Active vs. Passive Voice Part 1 | Modals and Passive Voice

The difference between the active and passive voice is one of the more advanced topics of English grammar. Therefore, it

Adapting the main verb | Modals and Passive Voice

Another point that students find difficult to understand is that modal auxiliary verbs have no tense. Some modals cannot be

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs | Modals and Passive Voice

Semi-modal auxiliary verbs can cause a lot of confusion with English students. These auxiliary verbs differ with true modals in

Difficulties for Students | Modals and Passive Voice

This video looks at the difficulties students have when learning modal auxiliary verbs. The number of usages and the modal

How To Teach Modal Auxiliary Verbs | Modals and Passive Voice

There are two main ways of approaching teaching modal auxiliary verbs. One is by selecting one modal auxiliary and one

Giving Advice | Modals and Passive Voice

Another way to approach teaching modal auxiliary verbs is in context, for example, “How to give advice”. This is especially

The modal auxiliary verb “can” | Modals and Passive Voice

This video focuses on the modal auxiliary verb “can”. In the classroom, you probably initially introduce the word “can” in

Main Usages Of Modal Auxiliary Verbs | Modals and Passive Voice

In the English language, there are nine true modal auxiliary verbs. These include: will, would, should, shall, might, may, must,

What are modal auxiliary verbs? | Modals and Passive Voice

This video is part of our series on modals and passive voice. This video focuses on modal auxiliary verbs. The

Egghead | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “egghead” refers to a very studious and academic person. Can you use this idiom in an example in

Big Cheese | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “big cheese” refers to an influential person. Can you use this idiom in an example in the comments

Tough Cookie | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “tough cookie” refers to a very determined person. Can you use this idiom in an example in the

Bad Apple | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “bad apple” refers to a troublemaker. Can you use this idiom in an example in the comments below? Are

Couch Potato | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “couch potato” refers to a lazy person who watches too much TV. Can you use this idiom in

Top Banana | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “top banana” refers to the leader in a group. Can you use this idiom in an example in

Sour Grapes | Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “sour grapes” refers to pretending to dislike something you cannot have. Can you use this idiom in an

To Bite Off More Than You Can Chew| Ask Linda! | Idioms

The idiom “to bite off more than you can chew” refers to taking on a task that is too difficult,

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