Fill in the spaces with the right modal verbs.

0

I ________ speak English very fluently.

Ability (negative modal)

1

We ________ pay for you.

Intention

2

He doesn't sing very well now, but he ________ sing beautifully when he was a child.

Past ability

3

You ____________ eat those mush­rooms; they ____ be poison­ous.

Advice (negative modal)

Possibility

4

It rain, but I doubt it.

Possibility

5

I write English well, but I have trouble speaking....

You find yourself an English boyfriend...that way you'll improve quick enough!

Ability

Advice

6

help you, madam?

Po­l­ite request

7

You forget to pay the rent tomorrow. The owner is very strict about paying on time.

Obligation

(negative modal)

8

___________ we go to eat some ice cream?

Intention

9

Jenny's ring is enormous! It ________ cost a fortune.

Possibility

10

borrow your car this week­end?

No because I need it if I go shop­ping.

Per­mission

Possibility

11

That job is only open to university graduates. You __________ have at least a bachelor's degree to apply.

Obligation

Adapted from internet by: Lic. Elizabeth Pernia