What are Modal Verbs?

Learn what modal verbs are, how you can make them and what they are used for.

Modal verbs are special verbs that give other verbs more meaning. They can describe how, when, or why another action happens. They can be used to talk about the present, past, and future.


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What are modal verbs used for?


Modal verbs are used to give more meaning to other verbs and can be used in multiple ways.



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How do you form modal verbs in a sentence?

Modal verbs are very simple to use because they don’t change no matter the subject and questions are inverted.




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