Notes On More on Modals - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
Modal verbs (can, could, must, should, ought to, may, might, will, would, shall) are modal auxiliary verbs that express ability, necessity, obligation, duty, request, permission, advice, desire, probability, possibility, etc. Modal verbs express the speaker's attitude to the action indicated by the main verb.

 Examples:
1. She can swim. (ability)
2. They must attend the meeting. (strong necessity)
3. You should do regular exercise. (advice)
4. Could you help me with this assignment, please? (request)
5. The guests may stay here. (permission)
6. He would like to see her. (desire)
7. The manager might leave soon. (possibility)
8. My brother must be at playground now. (strong probability)



         

Summary

Modal verbs (can, could, must, should, ought to, may, might, will, would, shall) are modal auxiliary verbs that express ability, necessity, obligation, duty, request, permission, advice, desire, probability, possibility, etc. Modal verbs express the speaker's attitude to the action indicated by the main verb.

 Examples:
1. She can swim. (ability)
2. They must attend the meeting. (strong necessity)
3. You should do regular exercise. (advice)
4. Could you help me with this assignment, please? (request)
5. The guests may stay here. (permission)
6. He would like to see her. (desire)
7. The manager might leave soon. (possibility)
8. My brother must be at playground now. (strong probability)



         
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