1ļ DE BACHILLERATO Ė REVISION 18

 

MODALS -EXERCISES I

A)    Decide on the use of the modal in the following sentences

 

  1. Here, you can borrow my pen. permission
  2. Could you wait here, please?formalrequest
  3. It canít be Tom at the doctor. Iíve just spoken to him on the phone ..................................................
  4. You could try cutting out sugar and bread if you want to lose some weight. ............................................
  5. Carol, can you lend me ten pounds? .............................................
  6. Lisa can play chess...............................................
  7. Can I have a beer and a coke, please?.............................................

 

B)    Fill in the blanks with the positive or negative form ofcan,could,be able to.

 

  1. Can / Could††† you please help me wash the car?
  2. I ........................................... go to Greece for my holiday. Do you think itís a good idea?
  3. We canít see you tomorrow, but we ........................................ visit you next week.
  4. Sally ..................................... speak English and also Polish.
  5. You ............................................ drink beer. Youíre not 18 yet.
  6. She ...............................................finish painting the room by tomorrow. She is so busy.
  7. He ............................................. take my car and bring it back later.
  8. We ........................................... sleep last night. You were making so much noise.
  9. We almost had an accident, but fortunately, the driver .......................................... stop in time.
  10. I ........................................... come to the party on Saturday because Iím going away and Iím not coming back till Monday.

 

C)    Fill in the blanks with the positive or negative form ofmay,might.

 

  1. Mum said that youmay / might†† want me to do some shopping today.
  2. Students .................................. bring any books or dictionaries into the exam room.
  3. Passengers ........................................ smoke in the toilets.
  4. She looked like she .................................. fall, so I held her arm.
  5. You .............................. like to visit the Prado while you are in Madrid.
  6. ........................ I hang my coat here, please?
  7. ........................ I open the window?

 

D)    Decide on the use of the modal in the following sentences.

 

  1. You must go now, otherwise youíll miss the train.†† obligation or necessity
  2. You must hear Pavarotti sing. He is marvellous!..................................................
  3. Everyone must go through this gate...............................................
  4. Julia must be here. Her bike is next to the gate.............................................
  5. You must pay the electricity bill today.........................................................

 

E)     Fill in the blanks with the correct form ofhave to.

 

  1. He had totake an earlier flight since the later one was full.
  2. I ............................ go shopping yesterday. There was no food in the house.
  3. I .................................. to eat less sugar. Iím having problems with my teeth.
  4. The Prime minister ................................... resign. Heís involved in too many scandals.
  5. Workers in this factory ................................. wear hard hats.
  6. We .................................... leave now. Itís already eight oíclock and the baby is restless.
  7. She .................................. apologize for all the trouble she had caused with her attitude.

 

 

MODALS:†††† EXERCISES2

 

 

A)    Fill in the blanks with the correct form ofmustnít,donít have to / neednít.

 

  1. Pupilsdonít have to / neednít†† attend the game. Itís optional.
  2. You ............................... leave knives in places where babies can get hold of them.
  3. We ................................ bring sandwiches. Food will be provided.
  4. You ................................. play with that knife! Youíll cut yourself.
  5. We ............................... rush. Weíve got plenty of time.
  6. If the snow continues, you ........................................ drive that long way.
  7. I .................................... pay the phone bill until next week.
  8. People ................................ smoke in non-smoking areas.

 

 

B)    Fill in the blanks with the positive or negative form of should / ought to.

 

  1. People shouldcheck their tyres frequently.
  2. You ....................................... tell him all your problems when heís feeling so ill.
  3. Jerry ................................... be here by now. He said he would be leaving his house at 8.30.
  4. You ....................................... pay the gas bill. Itís due tomorrow.
  5. Mybike has got a flat tyre. What ..................................... I do? Take it to the garage or fix it myself?
  6. Your soup might be cold. ..................................... I heat it up for you?
  7. Do you have a headache again? Maybe you .....................................lie in the sun so much.
  8. Why are you home so early? You ......................................be at work now.
  9. Someone broke into Tomís house last night. I.............................. go and see if he needs help.
  10. You really .............................. bite your nails. Itís a disgusting habit.

 

C)    Choose the correct answer.

 

Welcome to the White House! We hope you enjoy your visit. However, there have, are, is, hascertain rules which visitors have, ought to, are ableto follow. Youmay, are , were, couldnot smoke in the building. Visitors have, must, ought, mustnít eat only in the cafeteria. Children are welcome, but they have, must, should, werebe as quiet as possible.

 

Youare able, are, should, mustgo through a security checkpoint as you leave, arrive, enter, go outthe building. You are, did, must, havenot bring weapons into the building. Visitors can, should, must, have to leave cameras and tape recorders at the front desk. You must, have, should, may also leave your coats there if you wish.

 

D)    Find the mistake and correct it.

 

  1. He must to be there by six oíclock.
  2. Do you like to go out tonight?
  3. You donít have to park here. Itís forbidden.
  4. You should talked to him. Heís very upset.
  5. He can be able to speak three languages.
  6. I had like some coffee, please.
  7. You ought see a doctor.
  8. Did you can finish your work last night?
  9. Shall you go out tonight?
  10. Will you like some coffee?
  11. They mustnít read that book. Itís not included in the list for the exam.
  12. We always spend our summer holidays in Scotland, but we donít maygo this year.
  13. I think she will can drive in a week.

 

MODALS:†††† EXERCISES 3

 

 

A)    Translate these sentences into Spanish and make up your own ones based on them.

 

1.       It may not rain again this winter.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It may not be sunny for the whole weekend.

 

Puede que no llueva de nuevo este invierno.

 

  1. You ought to wear your coat today.

 

  1. You mustnít park next to the yellow lines.

 

  1. Youíll have to move your car.

 

  1. Yes, you may buy a new dress today.

 

  1. We have to take Timmy to the doctor. Heís got a temperature.

 

  1. Could I please have the car tonight?

 

  1. Do you always have to call during dinner?

 

  1. I really should visit her, shouldnít I?

 

  1. Most of the members wonít be able to come to the meeting next week.

 

 

A)    Rewite the following sentences using modals.

 

  1. If you want my advice, get a good lawyer!†††††††††††††††††† You should get a good lawyer!

 

  1. A university degree is not necessary for that job.†††††† You ...

 

  1. He can only leave work at ten oíclock tonight. ( able )†††††††††††††† He ...

 

4.       Perhaps my father will pick you up.††††††††††††††† My father ...

 

  1. It isnít necessary to make an appointment at the hairdresserís.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† You ...

 

  1. Eating is forbidden in class. ( eat )††††††††††††††††† You ...

 

  1. The boss allows the workers to have one afternoon off a week.††† The workers ...

 

  1. Donít take the CD without asking permission.†††††††††††† You ...

 

  1. Mycar needs cleaning. Iíll take it tomorrow.†††††††††††††† I ...

 

10.She hasnít phoned. Perhaps she is abroad. ( may )††††† She ...

 

  1. Perhaps Mike will be too busy to see us. ( be )††††††††††† Mike ...

 

  1. I expect her to pass her driving test. She drives well.†† She ...

 

  1. I suggest you go and see a doctor. ††† You ...

 

 

MODALS:†††† EXERCISES4

 

 

A)    Decide on the use ofwill, would, shouldin the following sentences.

 

  1. I will call you on Thursday next week. future
  2. She said she would pay back his loan the following month.................................................
  3. You look depressed. Iíll cheer you up!...........................................
  4. We would often help each other with homework when we were younger........................................
  5. I would like to go to Florence this year, not Milan.................................................
  6. Everyone is ready. Shall we go then?....................................................

 

B)    Fill in the blanks with the positive or negative form of will, would, shall.

 

  1. She wonítarrive until much later. Thereís no point in waiting.
  2. ............................. you please put out your cigarrete? Smoking is forbidden here.
  3. The kettleís boiling. I ............................. make thecoffee!
  4. Susan ................................ accept my apology even though I admitted my mistake.
  5. ....................... you like me to call the doctor for you?
  6. Helen ............................ come to the party. She promised to do so.
  7. ...................... you mind if I left work early today?
  8. As a child, I ......................... often sit by the window, daydreaming.
  9. You look cold. ........................... I get you a sweater?

 

C)    Rewrite the following sentences using the words in brackets.

 

  1. Do you want me to help you? ( would )††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.†† Do you want to eat out tonight? ( would )

 

Would you like me to help you?

 

  1. I want some coffee, please. ( like )††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.†† We used to help her with the house. ( would )

 

 

  1. Can I use your pen? ( mind )†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7.†† Shall I call the doctor for you? ( would )

 

 

  1. This year I want to learn how to water-ski.( like )††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8.†† Please say that again. ( mind )

 

 

D)    Choose the most appropriate modal.

 

  1. My son ..................... be home by now. Where can he be?†††††††††††††††††††††††† a. have to††††††††††††† b. would††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. should
  2. I think your thumb is broken. You ....................go the hospital.†††††††††††††† a. might†††††††††††††††† b. ought to †††††††††† c. could
  3. If you are interested in losing weight, you ................. try this diet.†††††††††† a. have got to†††††† b. had to†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. mustnít
  4. Tomís fallen down the stairs! ................ you call the ambulance?†††††††††††† a. Can††††††††††††††††††† b. should†††††††††††††† c. Ought
  5. You ................... come too early. We wonít leave until 9.00.†††††††††††††††††††††† a. must†††††††††††††††††† b. had to†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. neednít
  6. Children ............. be accompanied by an adult at the zoo.††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. must†††††††††††††††††† b. would††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. mustnít
  7. You .................... talk during tests. Itís forbidden.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. must†††††††††††††††††† b. couldnít††††††††††† c. mustnít
  8. I can feel the heat. We ................ be near the fire.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. must†††††††††††††††††† b. have to††††††††††††† c. would
  9. Youíve never heard about the Beatles! You ............ be serious!†††††††††††††† a. had to††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. canít††††††††††††††††† c. shouldnít
  10. ............. you like to have dinner with me tonight?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. Will††††††††††††††††††† b. May†††††††††††††††††† c. Would
  11. You .............. tell about the party. It is a surprise!††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. should†††††††††††††† b. shouldnít††††††††† c. mustnít
  12. ............... speak to the Chief of Police, please?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. Must I†††††††††††††† b. May I††††††††††††††† c. Am I able to