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					Modal Verbs

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      must

                      should

        Modal Verbs
can


                       will
             may
A modal verb is also known as a helping verb.
It gives additional information about the mood
of the main verb that follows it.

Examples:
They go out .          他們外出。
They must go out .     他們必須外出。
They should go out .   他們應該外出。
They can go out .      他們能夠外出。
They may go out .      他們可能外出。
They will go out .     他們將會外出。
Subject Modal verb Main verb        Phrase

   I                    go      to sleep.
           must
  We
           can
 They                 drink     some water.
 You      should
  He       may         eat      some food.
 She       will
  It                    do      some exercise.


            Use the basic form of the main verbs
            after the modal verbs.
Exercise:

                      come
1. You must (coming / _____ / came) back home early.

2. My mother can (cooked / cooking / cook) seafood hotpot.
                                    _____

3. I may (finish / finished / finishing) my homework today.
          _____

                                turn)
4. Should I (turning / turned / ____ off the TV?

                           buy
5. My daddy will (bought /____ / buying) me a robot.
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