Notes On Modals - Introduction and Usage - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
Modal verbs are special verbs which behave very differently from normal verbs. Here are some important differences: 1. Modal verbs do not take "-s" in the third person. Examples: Julie can speak French. The team should be here by 6 am tomorrow. 2. You use "not" to make modal verbs negative, even in Simple Present and Simple Past. Examples: We should not eat junk food. She might not come to college. 3. Many modal verbs cannot be used in the past tenses or the future tenses. Examples: She will can run fast. Not Correct Naresh musted study very hard. Not Correct Common Modal Verbs Can Could May Might Must/Ought to Shall Should Will Would

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Modal verbs are special verbs which behave very differently from normal verbs. Here are some important differences: 1. Modal verbs do not take "-s" in the third person. Examples: Julie can speak French. The team should be here by 6 am tomorrow. 2. You use "not" to make modal verbs negative, even in Simple Present and Simple Past. Examples: We should not eat junk food. She might not come to college. 3. Many modal verbs cannot be used in the past tenses or the future tenses. Examples: She will can run fast. Not Correct Naresh musted study very hard. Not Correct Common Modal Verbs Can Could May Might Must/Ought to Shall Should Will Would
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