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English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures

English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures
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Welcome to Lesson 7 of our English Speaking Course! In this lesson, we’ll focus on using different sentence structures to improve your speaking skills. This first structure is ”use of be able to + (verb)” the second structure is ” would rather + (verb)”, and the third structure is ”wanted to + (verb). Let’s get started and improve your English by English Speaking Course Lesson 7

Be able to + (verb):

This structure is used to describe someone’s ability. For example, she is able to run fast. I am able to memorize long. They are able to complete the assignment early.

Formulas

  • Affirmative Sentences: I/he/we/they + am/is/are + able to + (verb).
  • Negative Sentences: I/he/we/they + am/is/are + not + able to + (verb).
  • Interrogative Sentences: Am/Is/Are +I/he/we/they + able to + (verb)?
Affirmative Sentences Negative Sentences Interrogative Sentences
 I am able to answer these questions. The bird is not able to mimic human speech. Is he able to fix the car himself?
I am able to memorize long speeches. They are not able to travel by bus. Are they able to finish the project on time?
They are able to complete the assignment early. She is not able to design a website. Am I able to speak English?
Cat is able to climb the tree. She is not able to dance gracefully. Are the students able to understand the lesson?
I am able to bake a cake. He is not able to repair the computer. Is he able to swim very well?
English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures | Be able to + (verb)

English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures

Would rather + (verb):

This structure is used to refer one object to other objects or to another object. For example, I would rather work from home.

  • Affirmative Sentences: I/he/we/they + would rather + (first form of the verb).
Affirmative Sentences
 I would rather stay home.
She would rather read a book.
He would rather play soccer.
 They would rather travel by car.
 I would rather drink coffee.
Would rather + (verb)

English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures

Wanted to + (verb):

This structure is used when someone wants to do something in the past. For example, we wanted to make a difference.

Formulas

  • Affirmative Sentences: I/he/we/they + wanted to + (first form of the verb).
  • Negative Sentences: I/he/we/they + did not want to + (first form of the verb).
  • Interrogative Sentences: Did + I/he/we + want to + (first form of the verb)?
Affirmative Sentences Negative Sentences Interrogative Sentences
 I wanted to visit the zoo. We didn’t want to organize a party. Did he want to sing a song?
I wanted to learn English.  She didn’t want to start a business. Did we want to see the sunrise?
They wanted to move to a new house. He didn’t want to paint the house. Did he want to buy a new car?
She wanted to eat pizza. We didn’t want to take a road trip. Did she want to win the competition?
 I wanted to write a blog. She didn’t want to study abroad. Did we want to enjoy the holiday?

English Speaking Course Lesson 7 by Structures | Wanted to + (verb)


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