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Modal Verbs

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S: Modal verbs by Luna and Candela

FC: MODAL VERBS | Is a verb, which modifies another verb, so that the modified verb has more intention in its expression. | Also call auxiliary verbs

1: INDEX | might | must | can | could | shall | should | have to | ought to | will | would | may

2: CAN | indicates a possibility or capacity | is used in questions to require permission or to ask about a possibility | Wild animals can be dangerous. | Who can answer the next question?

3: COULD | indicates a possibility or capacity in the past | When I was young, I could run very fast. | it is used for speculating in future possibilities | It could rain tonight.

4: MAY | SYNONIMS | It is possible replacing may or can in the questions of ye or no | I may / might go to the park, or I may / might stay home. | May / Can we have some more water, please?

5: MIGHT | It is possible to replace may with can when giving instructions or a requirement | They indicate an action that could happen in the future | You may / can now board the airplane.

6: SHALL | These modals plus the principal verb forms the future time and indicate an intention or action that will happen in the future | There is no difference in using these modals in affirmations | I shall close the door for you.

7: WILL | In informative question s these are used to no data or options | it is used to request information and favors | Will you be finished soon?

8: SHOULD | Both indicate an obligation, which are not true | Should he call her? | in questions should is used to know if an obligation exists

9: SYNONIMS | OUGHT TO | You should / ought to call your mother | I should / ought to go home now.

10: MUST | Indicates an obligation, probabilities or assumptions | It can be used for rhetorical questions | You must see this movie.

11: WOULD | Would plus like indicates a preference and requests a decision | It introduces usual actions of the past | Would you like soup or salad with your meal?

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