MODAL AUXILIARY VERBS
The Modal auxiliary verbs can be used to add a particular meaning to a tense. A particular meaning can be expressed as necessity, possibility or impossibility, ability or inability, prohibition, an advice to do or not to do something, a suggestion, an invitation, a request, an offer, etc. Also See Semi-Modal Verb Have to Has to.
Modal Verbs make our spoken English comprehensive.
Modal Verbs also known as Modal Auxiliary Verbs or Helping Verbs.
Modal Verbs are very polite to speak and easy to learn - You will enjoy it.
Rules Of Modal Verbs
There are some Rules of Modal Auxiliary verbs, we need to understand this before learning the modal verbs.
1) We don't use -S with the third person singular (he/she/it) e,g We say 'He can', NOT 'He cans'.
2) We make modal questions and negatives without Do or Does e.g Can you help me? ( NOT = Do you can help me )
3) Modal verbs have no infinitives or participles as like To can, maying or Musted.
4) After modals (except ought), we use infinitives without To e.g Can I use your phone? ( NOT = Can I to use your phone )
Modal Verb Example
In each chapter, examples of the Modal verb will be given to understand in an easy way.
Should + Verb1st
It's talk about Suggestions, Advice, Order & Obligation.
- You should come on time.
- He should go to school.
- We should speak English.
- Negative: You should not come on time.
- Interrogative: Should you come on time?
- Neg. Int: Should you not come on time?
Modal Verbs List
Here is the Modal verb list.