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Introduction to grammar: modality

Modal verbs


1. Look at the sentences and then answer the questions.

1. It has been surprisingly warm this week.
2. I have a warm coat.
3. It will be fairly warm tomorow.

a. Which sentence uses 'have' as a main verb?

b. Which sentence uses 'have' as an auxiliary?

c. Which sentence uses a modal verb plus the stem of the main verb?


2. Look at the sentences and answer the questions.

1. I want a car.
2. I would a car.
3. I need a car.

a. Which sentence is gramatically wrong?

b. Why? Try to be as precise as possible