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The modal verbs of English are a small class of auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.).

How to Use Modal Verbs in English

The modal verbs of English are a small class of auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.).

Modal Verbs with Examples

All modal verbs are auxiliary verbs, which means they can only be used with a main verb. Modal verbs cannot be a main verb. They are used to express ideas such as possibility, prediction, speculation, deduction and necessity.

Modal verbs - quiz

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 For an explanation on the difference between “may” and “might,” read this excellent article by Woodward English. Right, Might Guy?

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Quick grammar tip with chart! Uses of the modal verbs MAY and MIGHT in English from Woodward English.

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Shades of Modality [infographic]: A modal verb is a type of auxiliary verb that expresses possibility, necessity or obligation. Because of their commanding tone, modals must be used carefully, and some writers attempt to avoid them entirely.

Can and Could in English - Modal Verbs in English

The correct usage of CAN and COULD in American Casual, Spoken English using "Modal Verbs", general rules to go by (never hard and fast or forever, always, aka: always exceptions but here's a really good start)