Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
Feb 20, 2016
Pay the Ghost - Modals for Speculation
This is a scary movie and this scene is perfect to speculate about what happened to the little boy. Use it with adults only, please,
Review - Modals for Speculation:
Use CAN'T - for something that is practically impossible.
Ex: It can't have rained. The streets are dry!
MIGHT - for something that is possible, but you are not absolutely sure.
Ex: He might have slept over. He is not in class today.
MUST - for something that you believe is the most plausible explanation for a situation.
Ex: She must have moved from that house. It is all dirty, the plants are huge, and it looks abandoned.
I. Work in small groups and think about three possibilities that would explain what happened to the boy: