Modals, Concept & Examples

Modals, Concept & Examples in english. Can, could, might, should, will, may;

 

Modals, Concept & Examples Sentences




Could
Possibility
Extreme rain could cause the river to flood the village.
Permission Cuould I use your notebook please?
Request
Could you tell me the way to the libraryplease?
May
Possibility
That may be a better solution for you.
Permission
“You may buy something, if you wish,” said her grandfather..
Might
Slight possibility
This team might win the game, but I doubt it.
Past form of may (reported speech) The doctor said he might be late.
Can
Ability Mary can play piano.
Permission You can look at this.
Offers Can I help you father?
Should
Advice I think you should buy the blue one.
Logical deduction I’ve revised so I should be ready for math exam.
Will
Future tense auxiliary Next week I will be in London.
Invitations Will they join us for play footbal?




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