Concepts Part 1 – Definition and Examples

You will learn as to how to express different concepts and Ideas : Orders, Requests etc.

These concepts may be expressed in different ways. The verbs: order, suggest etc. and modal auxiliaries : can, may, will, shall etc are used with corresponding nouns.

Use of Commands ( Orders ) –

Commands can be there with the help of –

  1. Verbs – Commanded/ ordered/ told etc.
  2. Imperative – Rush!, Hurry!, Quick! etc.
  3. Let – Let us do this work.
  4. Must – They must no violate school rules.
  5. May not – To express prohibition in written request i.e Teachers may not use mobile phones in the exam centre .
  6. Can’t – Stop! He can not make a noise here!
  7. Shall – in formal written control; generally passive construction, we use shall. For example – The professors of the university shall be appointed.
  8. Will – Mainly used in written advice by the people who have some authority. For example – When you are told, you will not go there.
  9. Be+ ‘ to ‘ infinitive – She is to deposit cupboard keys in the office before leaving it.
  10. No + gerund – No cheating here !

Use of Request –

Requests can be there with the help of –

  • Verb – She requested me to do her work.
  • Noun – Ram’s request has been accepted.
  • Please/ will you – Switch off the light, please.
  • Would you please – For advice and hesitation. For example – Would you lend me your pen, please ?
  • Would you mind + gerund – Would you mind going there ?
  • If you would – If you would go there.
  • Would you like to……..? – Would Radha like to share book with us ?
  • Can/ Could – In an informal request

Can we see him ?

  • May/ Might in Questions –

May I use your book at present ?

  • Might – In statements

She might be in discipline this time.

  • Might + perfect infinitive ( to show irritation at/ rebuke for the non performance of some action in the past.

She might have done this mistake.

  • Must – They must help him or he losses his seat in NEET 2021.
  • Just – Just remember positive things of life.

Wish + a clause – I wish I were the principal !

Use of Let – Let there be hope !

Use of Let ………shall we ?

Let’s play now, shall we ?

Use of You couldn’t……….could you ?

You couldn’t help me cross this river, could you ?

Use of be + ” to “ infinitive – He is to be my best friend.

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