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Modal Verbs

What are model verbs?

  • Model verbs are also called auxiliary verbs, helping verbs and model auxiliaries.
  • Model verbs are not complete verbs, and they can only be used with a verb.
  • Model verbs stay in the base form.
  • Modals Verbs

    • Must - I must go to the store.
    • Could - I could come over next week.
    • Must Not - The girls must not be late for school.
    • May - The girls may stay out late.
    • Might - We might have money soon.
    • Should - My husband should come home soon.

    Model verbs are used to answer can, will, shall, ought to, must, need, may questions in the short form.

    • Yes, I do.
    • Yes, we can.
    • No, I do not.

    12 English Verb Tense

    For & Since

    For & Since Quiz

    Have & Has Chart

    Have & Have Got Examples

    Main Verb Tenses

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #1

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #2    Download the PDF

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #3   Download the PDF

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #4   Download the PDF

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #5   Download the PDF

    May Have

    May & May Have

    Verb Groups

    Auxiliary Verbs

    Auxiliary Verbs Quiz #1

    Auxiliary Verbs Quiz #2

    Verb Tense "to be"

    Verb Tense "to be" Chart

    Future Verb Tenses

    Modal Verbs

    Modal Verb Rules

    Verb Tense "Can"

    Verb Tense "Could"

    Verb Tense "Could" Structure

    "Wishes" & Verb Tenses

    "Wishes" & Verb Tense Chart

    Verb Tense "Have"

    Verb Tense "Have" Chart

    Present Verb Tenses

    Past Verb Tenses


    There Is & There Are

    There Is & There Are Quiz #1

    There Is & There Are Quiz #2

    Tag Questions

    Tag Questions Quiz

    Types of Questions In English

    WH Question Word "Which"    Download the PDF

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