Aim1. To help learners to understand the use of modal verbs for advice and suggestion.
2. For learners to be able to choose the right modal verbs to fill in the proper sentence.
Instructions1. Study through the content in this chapter.
2. Then, practice and do an exercise after the lesson. There are two modal verbs used for advice: should and would.
Should is used for advice in the present. The structure is as follows:
Subject + Should + Base Verb
1. You should wear a new bikini.
2. You should exercise every day.
3. I should go swimming in ocean.
It is common to use "should" to give negative advice. In this case, add "not" and the contraction is "shouldn't": 1. You shouldn't diving too deep.
2. You shouldn't smoke at the beach.
3. You shouldn't leave your trash on the shore. WOULD
The modal verb "would" is used to give advice. In this situation, the speaker is giving hypothetical advice as if he/she were the listener.
Would is used for advice in the present. the structure is as follows:
Subject + would + Base Verb
1. I would buy new sandals for this summer.
2. If I were you, I would not wear that jacket.
3. I would choose the res shoes.
It is common to use "would" to give negative advice. In this case, add "not" and the contraction is "wouldn't":
1. I wouldn't walk to the beach.
2. I wouldn't drink coconut milk.
3. I wouldn't go on vacation this summer. Normally, would is used to talk about yourself, and should is used to talk about someone else:
- I would love summertime the most.
- You should love summertime the most. Now that you have learned about advice and suggestion with modal verbs, are you ready for some exercise? Now choose the correct verb for these sentences: