Modal auxiliary verbs worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate modal auxiliary verbs.

1. I don’t think that I ——————- be able to do this. (shall / should / can)

2. He —————– not pay unless he is compelled. (will / shall / dare)

3. You —————- be punctual. (should / would / ought)

4. ——————— I assist you? (Should / Would / Will)

5. ——————— you help me with this, please? (Would / Should / Shall)

6. You ——————— to pay your debts. (ought / should / must)

7. He said that I ——————— call him whenever I want. (can / might / should)

8. If you ——————– see her, give her my love. (would / should / can)

9. I ———————–him, so I sent a letter. (didn’t need to see / needn’t have seen / needn’t to see)

10. ——————– you show me the way to the station? (Shall / Might / Could)

Answers

1. I don’t think that I shall be able to do this.

2. He will not pay unless he is compelled.

3. You should be punctual.

4. Should I assist you?

5. Would you help me with this, please?

6. You ought to pay your debts.

7. He said that I can call him whenever I want.

8. If you should see her, give her my love.

9. I didn’t need to see him, so I sent a letter.

10. Could you show me the way to the station?

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