Modal verbs list, usages, examples, video English grammar lesson

 

Modal verbs list 

 

 Can

 Be able to  

 Can't

 Could

 May

 Might

 Must

 Have to

 Need to

 Needn't

 Musn't

 Don't have to  

 Should

 Ought to

 

Modal verbs meanings and uses

Modal verbs are also know as helping verbs and are used to express the following:- Possililty, obligation, ability and permission.

 

Modal verbs their usage and examples 

Modal verb list English Grammar

 

Modal verbs video

 

 

   

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Modal verbs can be used with actions

 

Modal verbs used with actions
Modal verbs used with actions

Modal verbs

 

    Can

 

 

    ability

    permission

    probability (0%)

 

 

    Can I go to the mall?

    It can't be Robert. He is in London

    Could

    past ability

    past permission

    probability (30%)

    request, offer or suggestion

 

    He could speak English when he was 2 years old.

   He could go to the park.

    It could get much colder in December.

    Could I go to the toilet?

    I could lend you my dictionary.

 

    May

    probability (50%)

    permission

 

    It may rain tomorrow.

    May I go to the cinema with you?

 

    Might

    probability (30% or less)

 

    It might snow today.

 

    Must

 

    Prohibition

    deduction / probability (100%)

 

    You mustn't play with that. It's dangerous

    The visitor must be Daniel. I've seen his car outside.

    Should

 

    advice

 

    You shouldn't smoke. It's bad for your health

    Will

 

    prediction

    spontaneous decision

 

    I think he will study harder this time.

    Oh, it's very cold in here. I'll close the window.

 

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