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Listening Lab Exercise 27 Modal Verbs

Exercise #27 – modal verbs

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the correct modal verb and main verb. Some are negative.

 

1. We __________ __________ a movie later today.

2. John __________ __________ his car started. (negative)

3. This __________ __________ an hour to finish.

4. _________ I __________ you?

5. The doctor said you __________ __________ on a diet.

6. She __________ __________ here until 2:00. (negative)

7. How much __________ I __________?

8. I __________ __________ that if I were you. (negative)

9. This __________ __________ a little bit.

10. Tom and Sue __________ __________. (negative)

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Here they are:

1. We might see a movie later today.

2. John couldn’t get his car started. (negative)

3. This should take an hour to finish.

4. May I help you?

5. The doctor said you must go on a diet.

6. She won’t be here until 2:00. (negative)

7. How much should I do?

8. I wouldn’t do that if I were you. (negative)

9. This will hurt a little bit.

10. Tom and Sue can’t come. (negative)

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