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ERIC Number: EJ173836
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Publication Date: 1977
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On Teaching the Subjunctive Use of Modal Auxiliaries
Fullerton, G. Lee
Unterrichtspraxis, 10, 2, 73-8, Aut 77
The property that determines which present infinitives can occur with subjectively used modals in German is identified. It is suggested that students be told to use modals subjectively with present infinitives only if the corresponding English sentence does not require the main verb to be progressive. (SW)
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