Modals of Possibility and Certainty

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For intermediate EFL students. Practice modal verbs of possibility and cerainty - may, might, could, must, can't be.
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Modals of Possibility and Certainty

  1. 1. Modals of Possibility Might May Could Must Can't “ You must be joking!” “ You can’t be serious !” “ You may be right!” It must be
  2. 2. When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't When you’re not sure Might May Could Modals of Possibility
  3. 3. Change the sentences Perhaps England will win the next World Cup. Maybe I'll see you on Sunday Heavy rain is possible this evening Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could
  4. 4. Change the sentence. Use Might Perhaps England will win the next World Cup. Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could
  5. 5. Change the sentence. Use Might England might win the next World Cup. Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could
  6. 6. Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could Change the sentence. Use May Maybe I’ll see you at 9 o’clock
  7. 7. Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could Change the sentence. Use May I may see you at 9 o’clock
  8. 8. Change the sentence. Use Could Rain is possible this evening Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could
  9. 9. Change the sentence. Use Could It could rain this evening Modals of Possibility When you’re not sure Might May Could
  10. 10. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must Make a sentence with must
  11. 11. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must She must be tired
  12. 12. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must Make a sentence with must
  13. 13. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must He must be bored
  14. 14. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must Make a sentence with must
  15. 15. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must He must be cold
  16. 16. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must He must be cold He must be mad!
  17. 17. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must
  18. 18. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must They must be British
  19. 19. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must
  20. 20. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is possible or true Must He must be joking
  21. 21. I am sure he is not happy Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Make a sentence with can't
  22. 22. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't He can't be happy
  23. 23. I am sure she isn't listening Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't
  24. 24. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't She can’t be listening
  25. 25. I am sure he isn’t serious Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't
  26. 26. Modals of Possibility When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't He can’t be serious
  27. 27. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  28. 28. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures He must be scared
  29. 29. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  30. 30. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures He might be a singer
  31. 31. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  32. 32. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures He must be thirsty
  33. 33. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  34. 34. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures He could be hungry
  35. 35. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  36. 36. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures They can’t be happy
  37. 37. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  38. 38. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures She must be at work She could be bored
  39. 39. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  40. 40. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures He must be famous
  41. 41. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  42. 42. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures It might be carnival It could be a party
  43. 43. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  44. 44. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures There may be snow next week It can’t be summer
  45. 45. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures
  46. 46. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures It can’t be a plane Could it be a UFO?
  47. 47. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Part of the picture is hidden. Can you guess what it is?
  48. 48. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Part of the picture is hidden. Can you guess what it is?
  49. 49. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Part of the picture is hidden. Can you guess what it is?
  50. 50. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Part of the picture is hidden. Can you guess what it is?
  51. 51. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Can you guess what this is?
  52. 52. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures It’s a car
  53. 53. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures Can you guess what this is?
  54. 54. When you’re not sure Might May Could When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't Modals of Possibility Make sentences with these pictures I have no idea! It could be anything!
  55. 55. When you are sure something is possible or true Must When you are sure something is NOT possible or true Can't When you’re not sure Might May Could Modals of Possibility

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