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Rules For Modal Verbs

Rules For Modal Verbs - are used to indicate likelihood, ability, advice, permission, habits and obligation

  • Add "not" after the verb is used to make a verb negative.
  • Model verbs come before the subject in questions.
  • Modal verbs do not change form according to the tense; there is no "s" added to the verb.
  • Infinitives verb without "to" are used right after the modal verb.

Some common model verbs are can/could, may/might, must, will/would, and shall/should.

  • I will not go to the store.
  • We have to go to the party next week.
  • I might go to the store on my way home.
  • Can you bring me some money?
  • Do you think I should come bring a present.
  • We all should pass the exam.
  • The keys will be on the table.

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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