Grammar Lesson J [B2+]


We emphasize using direct and indirect methods:

1. strong modal verbs e.g. should, ought to, must and need to


  • “So you should attend your clinic appointments without fail for you direct observation therapy regimen.”

2. intensifiers e.g. very, really, especially, extremely, absolutely, completely, totally, highly, without fail, much too


  • “It’s extremely important that you take all your antibiotics for several months to completely treat your TB, and also so you do not develop antibiotic resistant bacteria.”

For more on these two ways of emphasizing, see Module 4 READING. LESSON F Part 3

Here are more ways to add emphasis to your speech:



Instructions: Choose the best response. To complete the statements.

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