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    • 1. Can We use can to: • ask permissionExamples:a) Can I go to the toilet, please?b) Can Nathan play football today? • give permissionExamples:a) Yes, you can.b) They can take a bottle each. • show that we are able to do somethingExamples:a) Our grandchildren can run very fast.b) His nephew can drive a lorry.2. Could We use could to: • ask permissiona) Could I have a drink, please?b) Could you show me how to rewrite this?
    • • Show that we were able to do something in the pastExamples:a) She could read when she was only two years old.b) They could walk very fast when they were young.3. Will We use will to: • ask for something in a polite wayExamples:a) Will you please take this to your brother?b) Will all the students stand up, please? • agree to do somethingExamples:a) I will bake you a cake tomorrow.b) I will give you a holiday next week.4. Would We use would to ask for something in a polite way.Examples:a) Would you please stand up?b) Would the girl who took the book please return it?5. Shall We use shall with only I and We to ask something in a polite way.Examples:a) Shall I give the answer?b) Shall I take you home?
    • 6. Should We use should to ask for something in a polite way.Examples:a) Should I take the book?b) Should I take you home?7. May We use may to: • Ask for something in a polite wayExamples:a) May I come into the room?b) May I switch off the fan? • show possibility of something happeningExamples:a) It may rain tonight.b) He may come to the party. • Give permissionExamples:a) You may speak now.b) They may have their lunch at one o’clock.8. Might We use might to show that we are not sure about somethingExamples:a) There might be some problems with the computer.b) The police might know what happened.9. Must We use must when someone has to do somethingExamples:a) He must finish all his work by this afternoon.b) Harold must write a letter to his uncle.
    • Underline the correct word for each sentence. 1. I am sure that Mr. Hugh (can, must) repair the radio, 2. Mr. Desmond (can, will) be able to help the girls. 3. I (may, should) ask my teacher, shouldn’t I? 4. Mohan (must, might) fix your roof now. It is going to rain soon. 5. All the players (must, might) come to the game. It is compulsory. 6. You (shall, can) ask your uncle to teach you Mathematics. 7. Harris (could, must) not decide what to do. 8. I promise that I (shall, may) come to your house. 9. They (should, would) have to finish their work by 5 o’clock. 10. (May, Might) I borrow your bag, please? 11. He said that he (must, will) give us his reply today. 12. All (would, will) go to Brazil on Monday. 13. We (should, shall) have to find another place to play. 14. Pupils (must, can) wear their uniform to school. 15. (Will, Shall) I tell them the good news?
    • Write the correct word in each blank. 1. They have no choice. They _________________ leave now. (must, may) 2. The officer _______________ ask us for our identity cards. (shall, might) 3. _________________ you show me the way, please? (Must, Could) 4. I am sure I _______________ help Joseph. (can, may) 5. We _______________ tell her the news soon. (would, must) 6. _________________ I bring some food for the party? (Should, Would) 7. We are not sure but we ________________be able to find her. (might, can) 8. My employer said that I _________ water the plants every day. (must, could) 9. I ______________ do my best sell the tickets. (can, shall) 10. He __________ make sure everything is ready for the meeting. (will, might)
    • Modals Exercise 11. can2. will3. should4. must5. must6. can7. could8. shall9. would10. May11. will12. may13. shall14. must15. Shall Modals Exercise 2 1. must 2. might 3. Could 4. can 5. must 6. Should 7. might 8. must 9. shall 10. will
    • Modals Exercise 11. can2. will3. should4. must5. must6. can7. could8. shall9. would10. May11. will12. may13. shall14. must15. Shall Modals Exercise 2 1. must 2. might 3. Could 4. can 5. must 6. Should 7. might 8. must 9. shall 10. will