Modal verbs

Bruce Springsteen, If I should fall behind Level: B2 (Upper Intermediate) – American English Practise modal verbs with this Bruce Springsteen song, including modal verbs used in reported speech, the first conditional, ability and the future. Glossary “come what may“: whatever happens “stay in stride“: remain united

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Modal verbs of Probability – must, might, may and could

Impossible (0%) Possible (50%) Only possibility (100%) can’t might may could must We use modal verbs of probability when we have thought about something and we say the possibility of something happening. We don’t know for a fact but, having thought about it we can say what we believe. Might, could and may all have the same meaning, namely that’s it’s possible. We use might and could more […]

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Introduction to Modal verbs

The following are all modal verbs: can, could, may, might, must, ought to, shall, should, will, would. General things to remember about moda lverbs 1. They stay the same in every form. We never add -s. Examples He should go. She would love it. It will be great. 2. After the modal verb we always use the base form of the main verb. Examples I can drive. You could see. She must save all her salary. This is true also in the past when […]

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