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TOEFL Tip #11: Speaking Task Five: Use Modals

by Strictly English TOEFL Tutors on January 10, 2009

Because Speaking Task Five asks you to summarize the possible solutions to a problem, you should use the modals “can,” “could,” and “should” in your answers.

For example:
Instead of saying: ”The man wants the woman to buy a new car.”

you can say, ”The man thinks that the woman shouldbuy a new car.”
This English is much more natural sounding and more appropriate to the task.

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