miércoles, 22 de febrero de 2017

modals 2


can • not have to • may • ought to • must • could

1. People should drink a lot in summer.

2. When Mia was younger, she was able to run very fast. 

3. Are you able to adapt to new situations? 

4. Could I please leave the room? 

5. You have to stop for red lights. 

6. He needn’t come if he doesn’t want to. 


Have you lost your job? Has your girlfriend left you? Perhaps you (1) must have / should have tried Feng Shui – the ancient Chinese art of placement. Feng Shui teaches us that we (2) could / can transform our lives if we learn how to arrange the things around us properly. It tells us that objects (3) could not / ought to be placed in a way that increases energy flow.
According to Feng Shui, there are certain rules we (4) should / might follow when planning our homes and workplaces. If we follow these rules, we (5) aren’t able to / can create harmony in our lives. First, we (6) mustn’t / ought to keep things we don’t need. They take up space and (7) might / needn’t block energy flow. In addition, we (8) are able to / need to think positive thoughts. We (9) have to / might not make these changes in our lives if we hope to live in harmony, and Feng Shui shows us how.


should have • couldn’t have • must have • might have • shouldn’t have

1. They ... (judge) him so quickly. He was innocent.

2. Amy ... (apologise) to Jack after the argument. I’m glad to see they’re still friends.

3. Daniel ... (offend) his brother. He’d never do anything to hurt him.

4. I think the waiter ...(make) a mistake in the bill but I‘m not sure.

5. You ... (wear) something more appropriate. The invitation said “formal dress”.


1. I can’t / don’t have to / needn’t see without my glasses.

2. There’s school tomorrow, so we could / have to / are able to be home early tonight.

3. It’s cold. I think you can / are able to / ought to take a sweater.

4. We’ll look after you. You needn’t / can’t / may not be afraid.

5. The doctors say Uncle Jeff doesn’t have to / might not / mustn’t work so hard.

Match each sentence in A to a continuation in B.

A                                         B
1. You could tidy your room.                                         a He’s a great player.
2. She can’t have known about the party.                   b. It’s not on the table.
3. They shouldn’t have left without us.                         c. She’d already heard.
4. Someone must have taken the letter.                     d. It wasn’t nice of them.
5. The coach ought to choose Joe for the team.       e. It was a big secret.
6. I didn’t have to tell Betty what had happened.       f. It would look much nicer.

Choose the correct continuation.
1. He must have known we were coming.

a. He prepared a delicious meal. 

b. He looks so surprised.

2. You shouldn’t have eaten so quickly.

a. You don’t want to be sick. 

b. You will be sick.

3. They could have bought it.

a. They had enough money.

 b. They didn’t have enough money.

4. She might have called.

a. I am at home. The phone didn’t ring. 

b. I wasn’t at home. I don’t know.

5. My parents couldn’t have seen that film.

a. They would have told me. 

b. They aren’t going out tonight.


1. There isn’t one mistake in this composition. Bill ……………………………… (write) it without help.

2. There’s no water in the dog’s bowl. He ……………………………… (drink) it all.

3. We’ve missed the bus. We ……………………………… (leave) the house earlier.

4. You ……………………………… (tell) me about the sale, but I don’t remember.

Complete the sentences using a modal or modal perfect from A and the correct form
of a verb from B.

can’t • couldn’t have • should have
won’t have to • may • needn’t have


snow call read be bring do

1. I’m sorry we were out. You … to tell us you were coming.

2. Thanks, but you … any drinks. We’ve got plenty.

3. Your handwriting is terrible. I … it.

4. It’s very cold. It … tonight.

5. Everything will be ready tonight. We … anything tomorrow.

6. She … a model. She wasn’t tall enough.

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