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GIVING ADVICE - PART ONE
HIGH INTERMEDIATE LESSON (2:36 min.)


In this lesson you will learn how to give advice using the expressions should and ought to.
1. Click on the video below.
2. Watch the video. You can pause and rewind as much as you like.
3. Check your comprehension by doing the quiz below the video.

 


Quiz - Giving Advice

1. Ought to means the same thing as
    a) must
    b) have to
    c) should
    d) none of the above

2. Which of the following sentences is correct and friendly?

    a) You should call a doctor.
    b) Maybe, you ought call a doctor.
    c) You must call a doctor.
    d) You have to call a doctor.

3. When giving advice, using the expression maybe will make you seem

    a) uncertain
    b) bossy
    c) abrupt
    d) friendly


To learn more about this topic, check out the following links:

http://www.go4english.com/eiaoxford.com/globalenglish/?view=uk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1212_how_to_instruct/page5.shtml
http://www.englishpage.com/modals/should.html
http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_advice.htm