Modal auxiliaries rules, examples

Modal auxiliaries

Sentences with must + infinitive

Examples:
Dad must cut the gras. It's too long.
The pupils must learn vocabulary. They'll write a test.
She must go to the hospital. She's ill.

Simple present Simple past
can
may
must
shall
will
could
might
had to
should
would

Modals - negatives

modal auxiliaries
can't
mustn't
needn't
couldn't
shouldn't

Modal verbs and their substitutes


can
may
must
must not
need
need not
ought to
shall/should
to be able to
to be allowed to
to have to
not to be allowed to
to have to
not to have to
to be supposed to
to be supposed to

Modal auxiliaries examples

01 Modal auxiliaries rules
02 Modal auxiliaries must ⇒ had
03 Modal auxiliaries can ⇒ was able to
04 Modal auxiliaries can't ⇒ wasn't able to
05 Modal auxiliaries may  ⇒ was/were allowed to
06 Modal auxiliaries may  ⇒ was/were allowed to
07 Modal auxiliaries needn't  ⇒ didn't have to
08 Modal auxiliaries mustn't, may not  ⇒ wasn't/weren't allowed to

Mixed exercises

09 Simple Past wasn't/weren't allowed to, didn't have to, had to
10 Simple Past wasn't/weren't allowed to, didn't have to, had to
11 Simple Past wasn't/weren't allowed to, didn't have to, had to
12 Present Perfect
13 Will Future
14 mixed tenses
15 Modals Test 1
16 Modals Test 2
17
Modals Test 3

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