The modal verbs are:

can could
may might
shall should
will would

We use modal verbs to show if we believe something is certain, probable or possible (or not). We also use modals to do things like talking about ability, asking permission making requests and offers, and so on.


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Hello British council, 
Firstly, I would like to thank you for the great job you do.
In the paragraph describing the modal verbs, you wrote "We use modals verbs to show..". However, in the title of this chapter you had used "modal verbs"!
How do we explain that? 
Thanks for your response. 

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