Modal Verbs Examples

Modal Verbs Examples

Modal verbs in English grammar are special verbs which behave very differently from normal verbs.

1. Modal verbs do not need "-s or es" in the third person singular.

Examples:

  • He can  speak French.
  • She should  be happy about her result.

2. We use "not" to make negative sentences of modal verbs, even in Simple Present and Simple Past. 

Examples:

  • He should not argue with him.
  • They might not come to college.

2. We cannot use two modal verbs together

Examples:

  • You should can respect your parents.  (incorrect)
  • You should respect your parents.        (correct)

Common Modal Verbs

Can
Could
May
Might
Must
Shall
Should
Ought to
Will
Would

Related Posts

Share this page:

0 Comments

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.
Required fields are marked *

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable

Filename: tutorials/sidebar_right_tutorials.php

Line Number: 67

Backtrace:

File: /home/alifseye/public_html/application/views/frontend/tutorials/sidebar_right_tutorials.php
Line: 67
Function: _error_handler

File: /home/alifseye/public_html/application/views/frontend/tutorials/tutorials_single.php
Line: 185
Function: view

File: /home/alifseye/public_html/application/controllers/Tutorials.php
Line: 60
Function: view

File: /home/alifseye/public_html/index.php
Line: 315
Function: require_once