Mar 3, 2012

Love Happens: Past Modals for Regrets



A. Watch the movie segment about a man describing how his son died. Check the alternatives that he mentioned.



1. ( ) They stopped by the construction site to pick up some blueprints.
2. ( ) He left his son in the car.
3. ( ) The boy stayed in the car until his dad came back.
4. ( ) The boy left the car and fell off the scaffold.
5. ( ) He lost his job.
6. ( ) His wife left him.
7. ( ) Nobody said anything to support him during the therapy.

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B. Now rewrite the items above, using past modals for regrets. Decide if you will use affirmative sentences, according to the information presented in the segment.


1. ...........................................................
2. ..........................................................
3. ..........................................................
4. ..........................................................
5. .........................................................
6. .........................................................
7. ..........................................................



C. Talk to a partner:



1. What's your opinion about this kind of therapy? Does it actually help or worsen the problems?
2. Would you join one if you were facing the same kind of problem? Explain it.

3. What should he do to overcome this situation?


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Answer key:

A.
Only #3 is not to be marked.


B.
1. They souldn't have stopped...
2. He shouldn't have left ...
3. The boy should have stayed...
4. The boy shouldn't have left
5. He shouldn't have lost ...
6. His wife shouldn't have left...
7. Somebody should have said something...

1 comment:

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