TYPES OF MODALS VERBS
Modal Verbs of Necessity | necessity modal verbs The modal verbs of necessity show obligations in the past, present, or future. It can be a necessary action that was required over and over again, or something that occurred just once. The modal verbs of necessity are have to, have got to, and must.
Modal Verbs of Permission | permission modal verbs Use the modal verbs of permission, 'can,' or 'could,' to indicate whether someone has permission to do something or not. Use 'can' to say that someone IS allowed to do something and 'cannot' or, 'can't,' to say that they do NOT have permission (are not allowed) to do something.
The modal verbs of ability show just that -- ability. Ability can be expressed in the past, present, or future. It can be an ability that was used over and over again, or something that was done just once, on a special, or rare, occasion. Modal Verbs of Ability | Ability modal verbs
Listed below are examples and uses of modal verbs of probability. Modal Verbs of Probability
Click here for all the exercises about modal verbs We can use have to + infinitive, must + infinitive and should + infinitive to express obligation (something you have to do). Be careful about the difference between mustn't and don't have to! Modal Verbs of Obligation
Have To and Have Got To - Grammar Reference and Practice Exercise
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Modal Verbs of Obligation Exercise 1
Should and Shouldn't. When to Use. How to Use. Modal Verbs. Grammar Reference and Interactive Practice Exercises. Created by: Nikita Kovalyov Updated: April 2004