Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Complete the sentences with the correct option.


The main function of modal verbs is to allow the speaker or writer to express their opinion of, or their attitude to, a proposition. These propositions can include obligation, asking for and giving permission, disapproval, advising, logical deduction, ability, possibility, necessity, absence of necessity, etc. 


                    MODAL AUXILIARY VERBS:

MODAL USE            
Can ability, suggestion, permission
Be able to ability
Could past ability, suggestion, request
May possibility, permission
Might slight possibility
Have/Has to obligation
Must strong obligation
Need to obligation, necessity 
Should opinion, advice
Ought to  logical deduction, advice
Will invitation, offer
Would polite request, preference
Shall offer


Let´s see if you got it!!!

1. you like to go to Cuba to meet my family? 

2. It´s cold outside. You wear a coat and a scarf.

3. You ride  a bike on a motorway in Britain. 

4. I´m not sure, but I have seen Alma in town yesterday. 

5. My letter have arrived yesterday, but it didn´t.

6. I can hear footsteps in the flats upstairs, so there be someone there. 

7. There have been a riot in the house, look at the children´s bedroom!

8. You spend too much on construction materials this year.

9. I have to drive my son to the airport next week. 

10. When the thief broke into his house. I lock him in the cellar and call the police. 

11. we begin the meeting now? 

12. you tell me the way to the bus station please? 

13. I haven´t cleaned my car since last month, so I do it this week. 

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