Modal verbs are a type of auxiliary verb that are used to express possibility, permission, necessity, obligation, or advice. They can be tricky to use, but with practice, you’ll be using them like a pro in no time! This blog post provides a variety of practice exercises to help you improve your understanding of modal verbs.
Fill in the blanks with the correct modal verb.
- I ____ (can/could) help you with that.
- You ____ (must/should) be careful crossing the street.
- She ____ (may/might) be late for work today.
- We ____ (can/could) go to the park if you want.
- He ____ (must/should) have studied harder for the test.
Identify the modal verb in the following sentences.
- I can speak three languages.
- You must be at least 18 years old to vote.
- She might be able to help you.
- We could go to the movies tonight if you want.
- He should have told me he was going to be late.
Write a sentence using each of the following modal verbs:
- ought to
- I can speak English.
- I could speak French if I wanted to.
- You may use my phone if you need to.
- She might be able to help you find what you’re looking for.
- We must finish our homework before we go out.
- I ought to study for my test tomorrow.
- We shall see each other again soon.
- You should be more careful.
- I will help you with that.
- I would like to go to the park.
Note: The above sentences are from our side. You can make your own sentences