Exercise on modal auxiliaries for possibility and prediction
How to complete the exercise on modal auxiliaries
In this exercise you will practise using the subject + modal + verb. In the United Kingdom there are many different things can happen during the winter months and there are many different possibilities. Write your answers on a blank sheet of paper
Use the following modal auxiliaries to talk about these possibilities.
|can||could||will||might||may||be going to|
Using the modal auxiliaries listed above use them with the following possibilities.
|cold||slippery||get sick||catch a cold|
|dangerous roads||snowstorm||difficult to see||pavements|
|icy roads||cold hands||parking space||car covered with snow|
|freezing rain||icy windshield||accident||be late|
Now think of a verb to go with a modal auxiliary
It can get very cold in the winter time. (Can = modal auxiliaries, get = verb, cold = possibilities)
The pavements might be slippery, so be careful. (might = modal auxiliaries, be = verb, slippery = possibilities)
Write your answers on a blank piece of paper
*** Hint: Do not use "to" after a modal auxiliary ***
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