Modal Verbs 2

This post is to give you a little bit more information about modal verbs. I introduced modals in an earlier post (please do take a look, if you haven’t already) but I didn’t want to cram everything I possibly could into one piece of writing because then you’re likely to get a massive headache andContinue reading “Modal Verbs 2”

Modal Verbs

Modal verbs help speakers/writers express their subjective attitudes and/or opinions about things. These include possibility, probability, obligation, necessity, desirability, to name a few. In no particular order, here are some of the more commonly used modal verbs in English (with definitions in brackets) could (ability, permission, possibility, request) can (possibility, permission, ability, suggestion, request) mayContinue reading “Modal Verbs”

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