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ADJETIVO by Mind Map: ADJETIVO
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ADJETIVO

SHOULD

We use "should" when we give advice or talk about what we think is wrong or right. Should means "I think it's a good idea for you to do it." Shouldn't means "I think it's a bad idea for you to do it." Should is also used to express the opinion of a speaker and it's often followed with "I think" or "I don't think"

Negative form

Form: should not + infinitive without to Example: He shouldn't be too late for that appointment. Lucy shouldn't work so hard, it's bad for her health. Children shouldn't spend too much time on the Internet.

Positive form

Form: should + infinitive without to Example: You should buy that laptop, it's awesome. Mary and Jack should go on that interview in Microsoft. We should look for a new printer.

OUGHT TO

We use "ought to" to give advice or make recommendations. It also expresses assumption or expectation and strong probability with the idea that something is deserved.  

Positive form

Form: ought to + infinitive without to Examples: You ought to get that new scanner. This stock ought to increase in value. Microsoft ought to make more money in the next year.    

Negative form

Form: ought not + infinitive without to Example: Paul ought not buy so expensive laptops. She ought not get the promotion. We ought not sell our old computer.    

HAD BETTER

We use "had better" to give advice about the present or the future. It's used when we want to give an advice about specific situations, not general ones. When we use "had better" there is a suggestion that if the advice is not followed. something bad will happen.  

Positive form

Form: had (past form of have) + infinitive without to Example: You'd better repair that laptop. Mary had better finish her report for the conference. We'd better buy a new scanner.      

Negative form

Form: had better not + infinitive without to Example: You'd better not buy that laptop. She'd better not come too late to that meeting. They'd better not bring us the old printer.    

MAY AND MIGHT

We use "may" to ask for permission. We can also use "may" to suggest something is possible. We use "might" to suggest a small possibility. "Might" is more usual than "may" in spoken English.  

Positive form

Form: may/might + infinitive without to Example: I may have time to do it today. You might need to upgrade your software.  

Negative form

Form: may/might not + infinitice without to Example: You may not want to buy that notebook. It is very expensive.  

WILL AND WOULD

"Will" and "would" are known as auxiliary verbs. "Will" is used when you are certain that a future action is going to take place. It is used to talk about quick decisions, promises and offers, "Would" has different uses, which include invitations, requests, asking permission, and making arrangements.

Positive form

Form: will + infinitive without to would + infinitive without to Example: I will help you with your business presentation after lunch. Would Friday at 8am suit for you? I will create the programme that will help you in future.      

Negative form

Form: Will/would not + infinitive without to Example: I wouldn't delete that program because Windows can not work without it. I won't install the new Windows 7, because Windows XP is better for me.  

CAN AND COULD

"Can" is one of the most commonly used modal verbs in English. It can be used to express ability or opportunity, to request or offer permission, and to show possibility or impossibility. "Could" is used to express possibility or past ability as well as to make suggestions and requests.  

Positive form

Form: can/could + infinitive without to Example: I can create a program. You could see my presentation which will help you.  

Negative form

Form: can/could not + infinitive without to Example: I couldn't run that program. I can not shut down my computer.