Modal auxiliaries in everyday english
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Modal auxiliaries in everyday EnglishModal auxiliary verbs allow us to express notions of ability, obligation, repetition, etc. They also allow us to conjugate other verbs in tenses other than the present.
Some commonly used auxiliary verbs:
• CAN: ability to do something, possibility or permission:
• WILL: the future or wishes:
• MUST: obligation, duty or certainty:
• MAY: uncertainty, probability, possibility:
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