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Modal Verbs Usage

Model verbs - used for, requests, offerers, prediction, requests, offers, permission & to deny permission

Will & Shall - are used for prediction

  • I think we will be able to go and see the move tonight.
  • My mother thinks we will not get home be it starts to rain.

Can - Could - May - Shall - are used for requests, offer, suggestions

  • Can we get some cookies or cake from the store?
  • Could you lend me some money?
  • May I have the keys to the car?
  • Shall we meet up next week?

Can - Could - May - are use for permission or deny permission

  • Can I help you cook dinner?
  • You may not watch T. V. until after dinner.
  • Could you please help me with the dishes?

Might & Could - is used for possibility doing something

  • Do you think it might rain tomorrow night?
  • Could you come home early next week?

Can & Could - are used for certainty

  • I can come next week?
  • I could pick up some milk from the store on my way home.

12 English Verb Tense

For & Since

For & Since Quiz

Have & Has Chart

Have & Have Got Examples

Main Verb Tenses

May Have

May & May Have

Verb Groups

Auxiliary Verbs

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


There Is & There Are

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"