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MODAL VERBS
Juan Andre Ramirez Teruya
Niccolo Puccio
Diego Lozano
WHAT ARE THEY?
Verbs that don’t follow the same
grammatical rules as others verbs and
that can also be used to express
ob...
WHICH ARE THEY?
 Can Could
 May Might
 Shall Should
 Will Would
 Must Ought to
 Need to Have to
 Be able to
HOW DIFFERENT ARE
THEY?
These verbs dont use “-s” in the third person
present simple.
He cans do it. INCORRECT
He can d...
HOW DIFFERENT ARE
THEY?
They dont need “do” or “does” to form a
negative verb (Except “have to”).
I don´t will go to sle...
HOW DIFFERENT ARE
THEY?
 Some of them can´t be used in the future tense or past tense.
Instead, we use other words for si...
HOW DIFFERENT ARE
THEY?
They don´t use “to” in the infinitive (Except
“need to”, “have to” “ought to”…)
To may. INCORREC...
TO EXPRESS ABILITY
“Be able to”, “can” and “could”.
I can go for a ride.
He could do a banana split.
We were able to p...
TO EXPRESS PERMISSION
“Can” and “could”. “Could” is used for the past
in these cases.
I can leave the school is I wish.
...
TO EXPRESS OBLIGATION
“Must”, “need to” and “have to”
I must clean my room every weekend.
She needs to take a break, no...
TO EXPRESS POSSIBILITY
“May”, “might”, “could”, “should”, “ought to” and “would”.
Our project may be approved.
I ought ...
THAT´S ALL FOR MODAL
VERBS!
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  1. 1. MODAL VERBS Juan Andre Ramirez Teruya Niccolo Puccio Diego Lozano
  2. 2. WHAT ARE THEY? Verbs that don’t follow the same grammatical rules as others verbs and that can also be used to express obligation, permission, willingness, pos sibility, etc.
  3. 3. WHICH ARE THEY?  Can Could  May Might  Shall Should  Will Would  Must Ought to  Need to Have to  Be able to
  4. 4. HOW DIFFERENT ARE THEY? These verbs dont use “-s” in the third person present simple. He cans do it. INCORRECT He can do it. CORRECT
  5. 5. HOW DIFFERENT ARE THEY? They dont need “do” or “does” to form a negative verb (Except “have to”). I don´t will go to sleep yet. INCORRECT I won´t go to sleep yet. CORRECT
  6. 6. HOW DIFFERENT ARE THEY?  Some of them can´t be used in the future tense or past tense. Instead, we use other words for similar meanings.  I will can go to the reunion. INCORRECT  I will be able to go to the reunion. CORRECT  I musted study more. INCORRECT  I had to study more. CORRECT
  7. 7. HOW DIFFERENT ARE THEY? They don´t use “to” in the infinitive (Except “need to”, “have to” “ought to”…) To may. INCORRECT To should. INCORRECT
  8. 8. TO EXPRESS ABILITY “Be able to”, “can” and “could”. I can go for a ride. He could do a banana split. We were able to prepare a meal by ourselves.
  9. 9. TO EXPRESS PERMISSION “Can” and “could”. “Could” is used for the past in these cases. I can leave the school is I wish. They couldn´t stay at home yesterday.
  10. 10. TO EXPRESS OBLIGATION “Must”, “need to” and “have to” I must clean my room every weekend. She needs to take a break, now. You have to focus or you will fail.
  11. 11. TO EXPRESS POSSIBILITY “May”, “might”, “could”, “should”, “ought to” and “would”. Our project may be approved. I ought to eat more healthy food. This could be one of my best works.
  12. 12. THAT´S ALL FOR MODAL VERBS!
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