Lesson 61 - Free time - Grammar(part2)


The verbs must, can, could, may, might, will, would, shall, should and ought (to) are modal verbs. They express meanings such as obligation, necessity, certainty, ability possibility, lack of necessity, offers, suggestions, requests, logical assumptions, permission, prohibition, advice and criticism.
Modal verbs:
do not take an -s, -ing or -ed suffix. e.g. She must study. (NOT: She musts study)
are followed by a bare Infinitive except for ought which is followed by a to infinitive. e.g. He may be ill. (NOT: He may to be ill). She ought to listen to you.
go before the subject in questions and are followed by not in negations. e.g. Can I talk to you? He couldn't speak
do not usually have tenses. They can refer to the present or the future. e.g. You can call now. (present) You can call tomorrow. (future)

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Exercise 2


Exercise 3


Exercise 4


Exercise 6

Translate sentences into English using must, to have to или to be to

1. Мне предстоит сделать много работы сегод¬ня.
2. Вам придется немного подождать.
3. Когда он дол¬жен прийти? (как вы договорились?)
4. Должно быть, он очень умен.
5. Вам придет¬ся поговорить с ней.
6. Ему не придется переписывать сочинение. Должно быть, он пишет ее порт¬рет.