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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

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #3

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #4

    Main Verb Tense Quiz #5

    May Have

    May & May Have

    Verb Groups

    Auxiliary Verbs

    Auxiliary Verbs Quiz #1

    Auxiliary Verbs Quiz #2

    Auxiliary Verbs Quiz #3

    Verb Tense "to be"

    Verb Tense "to be" Chart

    Future Verb Tenses

    Modal Verbs

    Modal Verb Rules

    Modal Verb Usage

    Verb Tense "Can"

    Verb Tense "Could"

    Verb Tense "Could" Structure

    "Wishes" & Verb Tenses

    "Wishes" & Verb Tense Chart

    Static Verb

    Verb Tense "Have"

    Verb Tense "Have" Chart

    Present Verb Tenses

    Past Verb Tenses

    Adjectives

    There Is & There Are

    There Is & There Are Quiz #1

    There Is & There Are Quiz #2

    There Is & There Are Quiz #3

    There Is & There Are Quiz #4

    There Is & There Are Quiz #5

    Word Order

    Tag Questions

    Tag Questions Quiz

    Types of Questions In English

    Wh Questions

    WH Question Word "Which"

    WH Question Word "What"

    WH Question Word "When"

    WH Question Word "Why"