1.- Reflexive verbs: A verb is reflexive when the subject and the object are the same. EX: I wash myself. Or Kids, you must behave yourselves when we go into the museum.


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2.- Phrasal verbs. A phrasal verb is a verb that is made up of a main verb together with an adverb or a preposition, or both. Typically, their meaning is not obvious from the meanings of the individual words themselves.
Example: He walked in and sat down.



3.- verb Patterns: Are verbs that goes behind a gerund or infinitive. Example: I'm willing to have less money if it means spending less time at work. Example 2: let me know what happens- I'd prefer keeping informed.


4.- Modal auxiliary verbs: A modal verb is a type of verb that is used to indicate modality – that is: likelihood, ability, permission and obligation. Examples include the English verbs can/could, may/might, must, will/would and shall/should. Example: it must be London in the background of the photo that's definitely the Shard. Example 2: it might rain later. The forecast said there was a 50% chance.




5.- avoiding repetition: using auxiliaries: We use auxiliaries no replace a Subject that we have used before: Example: Hi, you must be our new English flat mate, Ella.
-hello. Yes I am.

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