MODAL VERBS

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MODAL VERBS by Mind Map: MODAL VERBS

1. we also use "might" to ask and give permission in an educated manner. example: Might I borrow your phone?

2. 1. Its shape does not change. 2. They are always followed by infinitive without 'to'. 3. Do the denial using not or not. 4. In questions, they always go before the subject. 5. Two manners can never appear together.

3. Modal verbs are auxiliary verbs that we use to express an opinion about whether something is probable or possible. we also use them when talking about skill, asking permission or making a request.

4. "May" and "might" are very similar. However we can say that "may" has at least 3 main uses. We can use "may" to: 1. Discuss possibilities in the future. example: it may rain tonight 2. Ask and give permission. example: May I come in? 3. Express a wish. example: May she rest in peace

5. We can use "shall" to make suggestions or ask for advice. 1. We will use "shall" with "you", "he", "she", "it", "they" to express a strong determination or obligation. example: you shall not leave your house! 2. We will use "shall" with the pronouns "I" and "we". example: we shall be in Mexico tomorrow.

5.1. We will use "will" with the pronouns "you", "he", "she", "it", "they". example: when will they go? We will use "will" with the pronouns "I" and "we" to express a strong determination. example: we will do this task now.

6. The verbs "Should" and "ought to" have at least 3 different main uses. We can use it to: 1. Give advice example: you should see your car 2. Talk about something likely example: the class should start soon. 3. Ask for a suggestion example: Where ought we to meet?

7. The verb "would" has at least 3 different uses. We can use it to express the following. 1.A condition example: I would not do that to you if it were you. 2. A desire. I would love to travel in the summer. 3. A courteous request example: would you come to dinner with me tonight?

8. The uses of the verbs "can" and "could" are very similar. "Can" and "could" have at least 3 main uses. 1.Ability example: I can dance. . 2. Permission example: Can I use the computer? 3. Application example: Could you open the window? 4. Possibility example: They could be right.

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9. The modal verb must is an auxiliary verb that is used together with a verb in the infinitive to express obligation or prohibition. 1. To express a moral duty. example: You must respect adults. 2. To express prohibition. It is used must not in the most formal contexts. example: Students should not smoke at school. 3. To express obligation. example: We must wear uniform in the office