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Language Point Modals and Semi-modals , Modal Perfect A Read the information in the box and answer the questions below . Modals and semi-modals are helping verbs that give extra meaning to the main verb . Modals Animals in this situation might think they are face to face with another member of their species . Every society has its own ideal of how people should look . The current media ideal for women can be achieved by less than 5 % of the female population . Semi-modals Chimps , gorillas and orangutans are able to recognize themselves in the mirror . The good news is that we do not have to accept society’s standards of beauty . Grammar Reference page 106 1 . Match each modal / semi-modal above to its meaning below . How does your language express these ideas ? a . ability c . advisability b . possibility d . lack of obligation 2 . What form of the main verb follows each modal / semi-modal ? 3 . What other modals and semi-modals do you know ? What do they mean in your language ? B LANGUAGE IN USE 1 Your friend is being interviewed for one of the jobs below . In pairs , choose a job and make a list of things your friend can / can’t , should / shouldn’t , has to / doesn’t have to and must / mustn’t do in order to impress the interviewer and get the job . My friend shouldn’t smoke . My friend must be polite .

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