Modal verbs can alter the meaning of other verbs.
They can reflect the probability of whether or not something is going to happen.
The main modal verbs are,
Can, Could, Ought, May, Must, Might, Would,Will, Shall, Should
Modal verbs are finite verbs. They have a subject and can stand on their own.
That animal might be dangerous.
Remember, you SHOULD try to remember modal verbs!
Got them all right? Click the button for your certificate.
No cheating, or Finley will eat you!
The Grammar Aquarium and all of its characters are the intellectual property of PODCASTREVISION LTD (owner of The Punctuation Show)
Director: Barrie McDermid
Company number - 06990962
VAT Reg - 978 170187
Public Liability Insurance cover for £1,000,000
The purpose of this site is to offer a fun insight into the grammatical terms required for the KS2 GPS tests taken in year 6, but the different pages should prove useful to anyone wishing to consolidate their grammatical knowledge.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get a free ePub Grammar Aquarium Comic every Thursday, or buy the collection of 52 comic in PDF format by clicking here