Modal verbs ejemplos

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Los estudiantes de inglés que intentan aprender los verbos auxiliares modales encontrarán útiles algunos ejemplos del uso de estos verbos.


El verbo auxiliar modal "will" expresa el tiempo futuro.

  • I'll give you a lift home after the party.
  • I hope you will stay
  • Will you carry this for me, please?
  • I will buy some eggs
  • We'll see you tomorrow.
  • I won't increase taxes.


El verbo auxiliar modal "would" se forma a partir del verbo auxiliar "will", que ayuda a formar el tiempo futuro. A menudo se utiliza para expresar oraciones condicionales combinando los verbos "will" y "would".

  • He would like coffee
  • It would be very expensive to stay in a hotel.
  • She said that she would buy some eggs.
  • I would give her a call if I could find her number.
  • Yesterday morning, the car wouldn't.
  • David would help you if you asked. 


El verbo auxiliar modal "can".

  • Can I have a look at that?
  • Sure, I can.
  • You can imagine he was terribly upset.
  • She can speak Italian very well.
  • I can't tell you what he said.
  • That can’t be true.


El verbo auxiliar modal "could" procede del verbo auxiliar "can" y expresa posibilidad.

  • Could I have some tea?
  • They could come by car.
  • We could go somewhere tonight.
  • They could have got
  • Could you do me a favour?
  • They couldn't dance very well.


El verbo auxiliar modal "shall"

  • Shall we dance?
  • shall be here at 7 tomorrow.
  • Shall I open the window?
  • Shall we get a bigger one?
  • I’m afraid I shall not be able to attend the meeting.
  • There shall be total silence during the recording.


Este verbo auxiliar modal proviene de la forma "shall", hoy en día poco común. Es un verbo auxiliar modal que expresa recomendación o consejo.

  • You should go to the police.
  • They should have come to the party.
  • You should see a doctor.
  • What should we do now?
  • You should not have lied to her.
  • You should go back to your husband.


Utilizamos el verbo auxiliar modal "may" cuando no estamos seguros de los acontecimientos futuros. También puede utilizarse para expresar preguntas, incertidumbres o hechos probables.

  • May I come with you?
  • Dan may be coming to see us tomorrow.
  • May I have a drink, please?
  • We may be invited but I’m not sure.
  • May I borrow the car tomorrow?
  • May I have some water please?


El verbo auxiliar modal "might" se utiliza para expresar incertidumbre o para formar una frase interrogativa. Es un verbo con un significado fuerte y muy formal.

  • Might I ask you your name?
  • might see you tomorrow.
  • You might give me some cake too.
  • They might have arrived by now.
  • It might rain this afternoon.
  • Might we ask you a question?


El verbo auxiliar modal inglés "must" se utiliza para expresar lo que se llama una obligación subjetiva, en la que el hablante habla de la obligación y es su opinión.

  • We must buy another ticket.
  • You mustn't drive.
  • must.
  • Policemen must not drink on duty.
  • must call my mother tomorrow.

Have to

El "Have to" expresa obligaciones objetivas. Por lo tanto, se trata de obligaciones en las que la obligación se basa en un hecho (por ejemplo, una ley u otro hablante) y el hablante se limita a anunciar la obligación.

  • We'll have to buy another ticket later.
  • They will have to arrive early.
  • You don't have to
  • John has to wear a tie at work.
  • I have to file reports every week.
  • Does he have to go?




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