Vitamin English: Conversation through Modal Verbs

Practice and Master Modal Verbs to Improve your Conversation Skills
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (80 ratings)
8,276 students
Vitamin English: Conversation through Modal Verbs
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (80 ratings)
8,278 students
Students will be able to recognize, understand, and use English modal verbs with confidence and fluency.
Students will improve their English conversation skills.
At the end of this course, students will be able to respond to conversational prompts using modal verbs with correct grammar and syntax.

Requirements

  • Before starting this course, students need to speak, understand and read English at a beginner's level or higher.
  • Before starting this course, students need to understand the function of base verbs and past participles.
Description

Do you want to sound more like a native English speaker quickly and understand common expressions in daily conversations?

In this course, we will be studying modal verbs. Through the proper use of modal verbs, you can establish a strong foundation for expressing yourself clearly, and as you learn new vocabulary, you will have correct grammatical patterns to use the vocabulary naturally and effectively.

Through this course, you will learn grammar patterns that will help you improve your spoken fluency and sound more like a native speaker. You will be given definitions, examples and pictorial representations of each pattern. By completing the many practice exercises, quizzes and conversations, you will master and retain these patterns. Soon you will be hearing and using these patterns all the time. Your friends will be amazed at your improved English.

Who this course is for:
  • This course was designed for students learning English as a foreign language.
  • This course was designed for English language learners who are interested in mastering English modal verbs.
Course content
8 sections • 36 lectures • 1h 59m total length
  • Introduction
    03:28
  • Expressing Possibility: Introduction
    07:25
  • Expressing Possibility: Grammar Practice
    05:19
  • Expressing Possibility: Conversation
    02:51
  • Expressing Possibility: Conversation Continued
    02:34
  • Expressing Possibility: Speaking Practice
    06:36
  • Expressing Possibility Quiz
    5 questions
  • Logical Conclusions: Introduction
    04:09
  • Logical Conclusions: Grammar Practice
    03:40
  • Logical Conclusions: Conversation
    01:55
  • Logical Conclusions: Conversation Continued
    02:23
  • Logical Conclusions: Speaking Practice
    03:16
  • Logical Conclusions Quiz
    4 questions
  • Expressing Expectations: Introduction
    03:56
  • Expressing Expectations: Grammar Practice
    03:16
  • Expressing Expectations: Conversation
    02:09
  • Expressing Expectations: Conversation Continued
    01:54
  • Expressing Expectaions: Speaking Practice
    03:41
  • Expressing Expectations Quiz
    3 questions
  • Asking for Permission: Introduction
    04:25
  • Asking for Permission: Grammar Practice
    03:46
  • Asking for Permission: Conversation
    02:07
  • Asking for Permission: Conversation Continued
    02:04
  • Asking for Permission: Speaking Practice
    03:34
  • Asking for Permission Quiz
    3 questions
  • Offering Suggestions: Introduction
    04:31
  • Offering Suggestions: Grammar Practice
    04:30
  • Offering Suggestions: Conversation
    02:19
  • Offering Suggestions: Conversation Continued
    02:00
  • Offering Suggestions: Speaking Practice
    03:34
  • Offering Suggestions Quiz
    3 questions
  • Expressing Obligation: Introduction
    05:02
  • Expressing Obligation: Grammar Practice
    03:09
  • Expressing Obligation: Conversation
    02:04
  • Expressing Obligation: Conversation Continued
    02:06
  • Expressing Obligation: Speaking Practice
    03:03
  • Expressing Obligation Quiz
    3 questions
  • Expressing Ability: Introduction
    02:47
  • Expressing Ability: Grammar Practice
    02:46
  • Expressing Ability: Conversation
    02:14
  • Expressing Ability: Conversation Continued
    02:02
  • Expressing Ability: Speaking Practice
    03:22
  • Expressing Ability Quiz
    3 questions

Instructor
English Teacher, Educational Technologist, M.E.T., B.S.
Joe Grandy
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 800 Reviews
  • 33,455 Students
  • 10 Courses

I have been in the teaching profession for the last fifteen years. I have taught I wide range of ages, levels and subjects. I began my career tutoring university level students with their writing. After that, I continued my career at an elementary school teaching students with special needs. I have also taught high school, middle school and elementary for nine years in South Korea. For the past year, I have been teaching online. I have a Bachelor's Degree in special education and a Master's Degree in educational technology.