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Here is a list of valuable auxiliary verbs.  Auxiliary are also called “helping” verbs because they go with other verbs.

This speech tip and blog works on the principle that the more natural and idiomatic or daily life English gets, the more it expresses ideas by auxiliary verbs.

For example, read this passage from an employee “How to Do Work” manual: “With our view of broadening the individual’s training and increasing his/her knowledge of the ABC Company’s organization, operations and service, staff members are chosen periodically for advanced continuing education and training.  These training programs are designed to give our staff members an opportunity….” etc.

Here’s my advice—as per Rudolf Flesch tip.  What a human being would say is something like this”  “We’d like to help you add to your training  and  get to know our company better….  Our advanced training programs are meant to give you the opportunity…”

So you see that ordinarily when people speak English, they use a lot of such words as like to, get to, and mean to.

Here’s my and Flesch’s list:

aim to

be apt to

be bound to

be supposed to

care to

claim to

get to  and got to

happen to

hate to

have to

help —-ing

keep —–ing

like to

mean to

minding —-ing

plan to

seem to

stop —-ing

use to, used to

want to

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