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    i think your power is the best. it's so usefull.
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  • Well done Cindy!
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  1. 1. MODALS CAN, COULD, SHOULD, MUST, M USTN’T, HAVE TO…
  2. 2. GRAMMAR•MODAL “ can”and “can´t”•We use can to express ability, possibility and permissionand to make a request.•Examples:Can you write a text message and talk at the same time?I can jump high!”(ability)"Can I go to the toilet, please?"(request)"You can´t eat in the canteen" (possibility/permission)
  3. 3. Modal “could”and “couldn´t”•We use could to express ability in the past, possibilityand to make a request.•Examples:The phone´s ringing. It could be Ben.Could you use a mobile phone when you were ten?He couldn´t remember the times of meeting.She couldn´t do her homework.
  4. 4. MODAL “SHOULD” AND “SHOULDN´T” •We use should to give advice. •Examples: We should leave a message We shouldn´t own a mobile phone. Should we leave a message? •They should go to school.
  5. 5. MODAL “ MUST” AND “HAVE TO”•We use must and have to to express obligation.•Examples:•You must go to school.•You have to do your homework.•You must go to bed early•Does he have to study hard?
  6. 6. MODAL “MUSTN´T”•We use mustn´t to express prohibition.•Examples:•You mustn´t use your mobile phone.•He mustn´t go anywhere.•You mustn´t walk alone on the street.
  7. 7. MODAL “MAY”•We use may to show possibility in the future, to askfor and give or deny permission in formal speech.•Examples:•I may have enough money to go to the cinema.•May i use your phone?•You may not use your phone here.•You may have other things to do.
  8. 8. MODAL “MIGHT”•We use might to express ability in the past, possibilityand to make requests.•Examples:I might be late for my maths test.We might go to the shopping center.I might have a shower after school. Caution: don´t use might for question.
  9. 9. EXERCISES INSERT THE CORRECT MODAL1.I have no time. I ………. leave now or I will missthe bus.2.I wish I ……… buy a new mobile phone but Idont have enough money.3.She looks tired; she ……….. take some daysoff.4.Judy is not at home. She ……… have gone toMadrid, I dont know.5. ……….we go out tonight, please? Yes, but you………. be late.6. I havent decided yet where I will go in my nextholidays. I think I ……… go to Paris.7. ……. you speak German? No, I …….. .8. I ………call home.
  10. 10. ANSWERS1.I have no time. I must leave now or I will miss thebus.2.I wish I could buy a new mobile phone but I donthave enough money.3. She looks tired; she should take some days off.4. Judy is not at home. She might have gone toMadrid, I dont know.5.May we go out tonight, please? Yes, but you mustn´tbe late.6.I havent decided yet where I will go in my nextholidays. I think I might go to Paris.7.Can you speak German? No, I can´t.8. I have to call home.

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