Parts One & Two of Chapter 3 (“Help”) of WorkLife English Life Skills Workbook 1. Pages 35-41
Who It’s For: (Teachers & Helpers of) Novice to Beginning Language Learners
Why It’s Useful: About the same time as sentences with Imperative Verbs (“Look [at this].” “Listen [to me].” “Stop!”) are used in English classes, teachers and learners start to hear and talk about ability or permission to do things.” In statements, questions, and answers with the modal verb can + its negative form cannot or can’t (before base verbs), they’ll be able to ask for attention or help; describe their English skills; make requests; and get or give directions or instructions. Here’s a basic lesson to help achieve those outcomes.
What You’ll Do: