Presentation on theme: "Page 1 Modal Verbs. Page 2 MODALUSESEXAMPLE Can - Ability / Possibility - Asking for permission - Request - You can manage your home page - Can I borrow."— Presentation transcript:
Page 1 Modal Verbs
Page 2 MODALUSESEXAMPLE Can - Ability / Possibility - Asking for permission - Request - You can manage your home page - Can I borrow your document? - Can you help me? Could - Asking for permission - Request - Suggestion - Future possibility - Ability in the past - Could I borrow your dictionary? - Could you repeat it once again, sir? - We could try to solve it by ourselves - I think we could have another tasks - Last year he could be the fastest runner May - Asking for permission - Future possibility - May I have another mineral? - Indonesia may become the champion Must - Necessity / Obligation - Prohibition - We must say good bye now - You mustn’t work all night long Will Shall - Instant decisions - Offer - Promise - Certain prediction - Offer - Suggestion - Asking what to do - I will ask to front office, because I will do anything to make you happy - I will be back again - Profit will increase next year - Shall I fetch you? - We shall visit you at 4 O’clock this afternoon - What should I do?
Page 3 MODALUSESEXAMPLE Might - Present possibility - Future possibility - We would better phone her tomorrow, she might be sleeping now. - They might give us a 20% discount Would - Asking for permission - Request - Making arrangement - Invitation - Preferences - Would you mind if I go home with you? - Would you please wait for a moment? - Would three o’clock suit you? That would be fine - Would you like to visit her? - Would you prefer tea or coffee? I would like tea please Should -Saying what’s right/correct -Recommending action -Uncertain prediction - You should position your monitor well - I think we should check everything again - Profit should increase next year Ought to -Saying what’s right/correct- You ought to position your monitor well