Modal Verbs Worksheets:
When to Use Them -
Match the meaning and usage on the left to the correct modal on
the right. Some answers may be used more than once.
Will and Would -
Will is used to state an intention do something in the future, or when you
are deciding at the time of speaking to do something in the future. Would is sometimes the past tense of will. It can also be the conditional
mood of will.
Actively Using Them - Fill in the blank with the correct term or phrase that would best complete the sentences.
How to Write With Them - You will choose from the word bank to complete all of these sentences. Not all words will be used.
Ought to and Had Better - Ought to and had better are almost synonyms. Both are used to express the ideal, best action.
You Pick'em - We focus on completing sentences by using phrases that have been provided for us.
Should and Shall - Should is used to express the ideal (best) action which happens in the past, present, or future. Shall expresses a future action.
Put Me In Coach! - These are the next stage of sentences that you must tackle. It makes it difficult when you have to pay attention to punctuation.
Must and Have to - Read each sentence below. Should the missing word be must, have to or are both correct? Write the correct answer on the line.
Do, Can, Need - Which one should go in all them blanks? We focus on the concept of the mechanics when using contractions.
The Functions of "Can" - Read each sentence below. On the line beside each sentence, write how can is being used.
Read each sentence. Is can used (A) to give the sentence a
conditional tone, (B) to be the past tense of can, or (C) to suggest possibility?
Write the letter of the correct answer on the line.
Can vs. Could -
Read each sentence below. Circle the correct modal: can or could. One is an action word and the other is the past participle form.
Correct It -
Read each sentence below.
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank. This is a multiple choice series with four to choose from.
May or Might -
May and might are modal auxiliary verbs. This means that they are used to modify the
mood of a verb.