Vagueness in English

Ref : EL0042BH04

Theme : Everyday English

Contributor : Bill Horncastle

Bill Horncastle’s background is linguistics, his family is bilingual English - French, and he has taught in the private and public sector in the UK for the last 40 years. He understands the needs and priorities of many English learners from university students to business people.

Video Summary

How to be vague, but also to show degrees of certainty

Learning Objectives

To remember short lists of..

  1. adverbs
  2. adjectives
  3. modal verbs
  4. full verbs
  5. conditional verbs

… AND the use of participles