What is a modal verb?
Modal verbs show possibility, intent, ability, or necessity. Common examples include:
can, could, must, should, have to, and need to.
I exercise everyday.
I should exercise everyday.
I have to exercise everyday.
I could exercise everyday.
I need to exercise everyday.
1. He's amazing, he _______speak five languages, including Chinese.
2. We______get to the meeting on time yesterday, because the train was delayed
by one hour.
3. I looked everywhere for my glasses but I _______find them anywhere.
4. I______lift this box - it's too heavy! Would you help me?
5. When the car broke down I was really pleased because I _______solve the
must or can’t
1. Why is that man looking around like that? He______be lost.
2. Who's that at the door? It ______be Susie - she'll still be at work now.
3. Where's Lucy? She ______be at the library, as she often goes there at this time.
4. There ______be something wrong with the fridge! It's making a very unusual
5. This bill______be right! £50 for two cups of coffee!
might or will
1. I promise I ____________ wash my clothes today.
2. Ms. CJ ____________ be your teacher next school year because she
is one of the three teachers who teach third grade.
3. We’re visiting uncle Reuben. ____________ you come with us?
4. I know the traffic ____________ be bad because of the concert this