Незважаючи на те, що модальних дієслів не так вже й багато в англійській мові, їх використання в мові може стати справжнім жахом для людей, які вивчають англійську мову. Як розібратися, де
can, а де may? Перед тим як проходити тест на модальні дієслова (Частина 1) радимо детальніше прочитати про ці дієслова у відповідних статтях нашого блогу:
can be able to
might be able to You ____ have left your phone at her place. Here, use my phone and ask her. I haven’t decided yet where to go on my holidays. I ____ go to Finland. The word “hand” ____ a noun or a verb. Hi! ____ I speak to Jim, please? Where’s Katie? She ____ lunch now.
might be having
will have I ____ judge him only by his appearance. As soon as I entered the flat I ____ smell the fragrance of her perfume. I ____ reach him on the phone. He was out of town. I haven’t got any money now, but I ____ pay you tomorrow. When you graduate, you ____ get a good job.
will be able to Sarah hasn’t replied to my message. I suppose she ____ got it.
might not have
would not Yesterday, I left the flat unlocked. It ____, but luckily it wasn’t.
will be robbed
might have been robbed
may be robbed The fire spread through the building so quickly, but fortunately everybody ____ escape. Martin ____ speak French and English. Cindy ____ go out tonight. She isn’t feeling well.
haven’t been able to
might How ____ you speak to me so rudely? We were totally free. We ____ do what we wanted. Despite the fact that it was dark, he ____ find his way. Although Pete played well, he ____ beat Mike. My grandmother told me she never ____ to behave that way! They had strict rules. I received a letter but there was not sender’s address. Who ____ it be from? I am sure he ____ not do this! I can’t find my keys, I ____ them in the shop.
might have left
can leave She ____ help him tomorrow.
will be able to
will be Applicants for the job ____ speak two foreign languages.
might be able to
can be able to
must be able to The roads ____ get very busy because of the demonstration. ____ I come in? Sorry for my being late! I wonder why he didn’t answer the phone. He ____ asleep.
can have been
may have been I was sitting at the back of the theatre and ____ hear very well. I am afraid I ____ come to the party on Saturday. His grandmother ____ speak 5 foreign languages. She won’t ____ to deny her words! We ____ see a big maple tree from our kitchen window.