2 Modal Verbs What are modal verbs? must may will shall can could would shouldmight
3 Modal Verbs Modal verbs: usually come before another verb I might go to the library now.are used with the infinitive but without the ‘to’I might go to the library now. not I might to go to the library now.He can read French. not He can to read French.
4 Modal Verbs How do you form a modal verb? The same form is used for all:I/you/he/she/it/we/they canI/you/he/she/it/we/they wouldI/you/he/she/it/we/they couldI/you/he/she/it/we/they willI/you/he/she/it/we/they might
5 Modal Verbs How do you form negatives? The negatives are: cannot/can’t will not/won’t, shall not/shan’t (usually only with I or We)could not/couldn’twould not/wouldn’tshould not/shouldn’tmust not/mustn’tmight not, no short formmay not, no short form
6 Modal Verbs How do you form questions with modal verbs? Change the word order:She can swim.Can she swim?He will pass the test.Will he pass the test?I can help you.Can I help you?