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Presentazione realizzata dalla docente Lucia Capitani. Istituto Comprensivo Giovanni Paolo II, Affile, a.s. 2013/14

Presentazione realizzata dalla docente Lucia Capitani. Istituto Comprensivo Giovanni Paolo II, Affile, a.s. 2013/14

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  • 1. Modal verbs of deduction
  • 2. can can’t could will / won’t would shall may must should might -
  • 3. Is Sally at home now?
  • 4. we use indicative tenses to say what we know
  • 5. I know Sally is at home now.
  • 6. we use modals when we suppose, deduce, imagine
  • 7. I suppose Sally must be at home now.
  • 8. the choice of modal verb says how certain we are
  • 9. Sally must will may might won’t can’t be at home now.
  • 10. Sally must will may might won’t can’t I’m convinced (even if I don’t know) be at home now.
  • 11. I suppose Sally must will may might won’t can’t be at home now.
  • 12. it’s possible Sally must will may might won’t can’t be at home now.
  • 13. Sally must will may might won’t can’t c.f. modal verbs of possibility (last lesson) be at home now.
  • 14. I suppose she isn’t Sally must will may might won’t can’t be at home now.
  • 15. Sally must will may might won’t can’t I’m sure she isn’t (even if I don’t know) be at home now.
  • 16. notice the opposites
  • 17. Sally must be at home now. Sally can’t be at home now.
  • 18. Sally will be at home now. Sally won’t be at home now.
  • 19. 1. when we don’t know
  • 20. They may might have lost my letter.
  • 21. it’s possible that they have lost my letter They may might have lost my letter.
  • 22. ‘may’ and ‘might’ mean the same They may might have lost my letter.