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Modals part 2 Yuli Marlina
Degrees of certainty ; present time Less than 50% sure He may be sick He might be sick He could be sick 95% sure He must be sick 100% sure He is sick
Degreesof certainty; present time negative 100% sure 99 % sure Less than 50% sure Sam maynot be hungry Sam might not be hungry 95 % sure Sam must not be hungry Sam couldn’t be hungry Sam can’t be hungry
Degrees of certainty past time Past time: negative Past time: affirmative 99% 100% Less than 50% 95% She may have been sick She might have been sick She could have been sick She must have been sick She was sick 100 % 95% Sam must not Sam may have been not have hungry been hungry Sam might not have been hungry Sam couldn’t have been hungry Sam can’t heve been hungry Sam wasn’t hungry
Degrees of certainty ; future time 100% sure 90% sure Less than 50% sure He may do well on the games He might do well on the games He could do well on the games John should do well on the games John ougt to do well on the games John will do well on the games
Progressive forms of modals progressive form, present time Modal+be+ing John is not in his class, he may be playing in the backyard modal+ have been+Ing I called my mother last nigt, but she didn’t pick it. She might have been sleeping
can and could (ability) Doraemon is a cat. He can do anything for nobita. Doraemon can fly Doraemon can go to other place easily by the miracle door Doraemon could lift the box, but nobita couldn’t because he is lazy. Doraemon can’t use his tools. Doraemon can’t fly and back. Doraemon couldn’t practice his tools soon due to unfunction.
Wou ld and used to in the past When i was a kid, my father would read me a story before I sleep I used to go to swim in the river every afternoon. I used to win in my class at elementary school
Would rather I would rather study than going out Negative form (would rather+not) How much do you weight? I’d rather not tell you Progressive form (wourl rather+be+ing) I’d rather be wathing horror movies than be going to the mall
Combining modals Is followed by the phrasal (be able to and have to) • Marie will be able to study with you at tomorrow night • You will have to help her after all you done. Negative I’m not going to be able to go to the party tonight.