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  1. What you already know
    1. What are modal verbs ?
    2. What are the main modal verbs
    3. How to use them
  2. Other modal verbs
  3. Modal verbs & past
  4. Warning
  5. Application

Modals are special verbs which behave very irregularly: - followed by the infinitive form without "to" - modal verbs do not take "-s" in the third person - there is no "do? or "did? in interrogative and negative forms - you use "not? to make modal verbs negative, even in simple present and simple past. Can Ability: Aptitude: "I can swim" Authorization: "Can I go with you?? "Yes of course, you can" Willingness or possibility: "Can you pass me the paper?" Could Ability in the past: "before his accident, he could run very fast" Ability in conditional form: "could I phone you tonight?" Would/ Will in conditional form: "Would you please stop sleeping?" Steady habits in the past: "every Saturday, her husband would go to the pub"

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