Modal Verbs. What are modal verbs?. They are: Can Could May Might Must Shall Should Will Would. They are Auxiliary verbs that provide additional and specific meaning to the main verb of the sentence. How do we use modals?. Example: Mary could play the piano. S Subject. V Verb.
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They are Auxiliaryverbs that provide additional and specific meaning to the main verb of the sentence
Example: Marycouldplaythe piano
Do you would like to come with me?
They don’t can be serious
There is no “s” in singular
There is no “do / does” in the question
There is no “don’t / doesn’t” in the negative
Modal verbs do not have infinitives or –ing forms
to can / caning to must /musting
She must study
We should have gone the other way
He couldplayfootball in hisyouth (general ability)
Modal verbs are followed by an infinitive withoutto
1- Children ________ stay away from fire.
a. Ought to b. must c. would d. mustn’t
2- You _________ talk during tests. It’s forbidden!
a. don’t have to b. mustn’t c. couldn’t d. might
3- They ________ hear him because he was whispering.
a. Wouldn’t b. mustn’t c. shouldn’t d. couldn’t
4- __________ youliketohavedinnerwith me tonight?
a. Could b. may c. should d. would
5- You _________ lethimhearaboutthepartytomorrow. It’s a surprise!
a. mustn’t b. wouldn’t c. couldn’t d. can
6- I think your leg is broken. You ___ go to the emergency room.
a. Might b. could c. must d. can
1- I suggest that you sleep early!
2- Eating is forbidden in class!
3- Look at sky! it’s cloudy.
should sleep early
mustn’t eat in class