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PAST MODALS-REGRETS (I09)

(I09)
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Emperatriz Angulo

on 10 July 2013

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Transcript of PAST MODALS-REGRETS (I09)

PAST MODALS
(Regrets)

1- What's a regret?
- You should / ought to
- Could + Have + Past Participle
- I would

2- Do you have any regrets you'd like to share with the class?
(IN PAIRS)
EXPRESSING REGRETS
- I should /ought to
shouldn't / ought not to
+ Have + Past Participle
(strong judgement/you feel responsible for it)
For example:
- I should've studied English when I was younger.
(I didn't study English when I was young, and now I regret about it.)
(NOTE: SHOULD/SHOULDN'T ARE MORE FORMAL AND COMMON THAN OUGHT/OUGHT NOT TO)
shouldn't / ought not to
+ Have + Past Participle
(strong judgement to another person)
For example:
- You shouldn't have broken up with Mark. He was such a nice and understanding person.
(polite suggestion)
For example:
- He could have done his homework, but he didn't. He went to a party, instead. As a result, he flunked the course.
wouldn't
+ Have + Past Participle
if I were you
if I were in your shoes
(willingness to do something)
- Your teacher has an interesting story.
Why don't you ask her to tell you about it?
What would you have done?

WHAT
ARE
YOUR
REGRETS?
(CLOSE YOUR BOOKS)
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