Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Modal Verbs Guessing Game

(TESOL Worksheets)
[The students are put into small groups of 3 or 4.  Each student is given a number of cards with a situation written on the top.  They have to keep the situation a secret from their group members, but compose clues about their situation using modal verbs.  The group members then try to guess the correct answer.  The first 3 are examples.]

Example
Secret Sentence: I failed the test.

Clues:
I should have studied harder.
I should have listened to the teacher.
I shouldn't have watched so much TV.

Example
Secret Sentence: I have to wake up early tomorrow.

Clues:
I should go to bed early.
I shouldn't stay up late.

Example
Secret Sentence: It's raining out.

I need to bring an umbrella.


I feel sick.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I want to ask someone out on a date.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I'm lost.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I have a lot of homework tonight.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I'm too busy.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I want to get a pet.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I need more money.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I don't have a lot of friends.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I forgot my mother's birthday.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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There's too much trash on the streets

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I'm going on a trip tomorrow.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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I want to find a new job.

Make clues to your sentence using modal verbs:
should, shouldn't, should have +  V3, should have+ V3, have to, had to, must, mustn't, was/weren't allowed to, need, needed, don't need to, didn't need to, don't have to, didn't have to,

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