MODAL VERBS

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MODAL VERBS by Mind Map: MODAL VERBS

1. May and might

1.1. May

1.1.1. I may be home late.

1.1.2. may I come in?

1.2. Might

1.2.1. He might come tomorrow

1.2.2. We might as well take Friday off.

2. Must and Shall

2.1. Must

2.1.1. Visitors must not smoke

2.1.2. You must try this food. It's excellent.

2.2. Shall

2.2.1. It´s cold. Shall I close the window?

2.2.2. Shall we go for a walk?

3. Will and Would

3.1. Will

3.1.1. Will you please shut the door?

3.1.2. I think it will rain on Friday.

3.2. Would

3.2.1. Would you like a cup of tea?

3.2.2. Would you mind closing the window, please?

4. Can and Could

4.1. Can

4.1.1. Can you play the piano?

4.1.2. she can sing very well

4.2. Could

4.2.1. I couldn't sleep last night.

4.2.2. Could you tell me the time, please?

5. Should and Ought to

5.1. Ought to

5.1.1. Students ought to behave well

5.1.2. You ought to switch off the light when you leave the room.

5.2. Should

5.2.1. You should listen to your parents

5.2.2. Should I call a doctor?

6. A modal verb is a type of verb that is used to indicate modality – that is: likelihood, ability, permission, request, capacity, suggestions, order and obligation, and advice etc.