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Malcolm said that he will come.

Questions with Modal Verbs To form yes/no questions with modal verbs, invert the subject and the modal verb, and add a question mark. For wh- questions, insert a question word, invert the subject and modal verb, and add a question mark. Can you help me shovel the snow? Where can I buy some stamps? For questions where the question word is the subject, do not invert the subject and modal verb. Who can help me fix dinner?

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Do not use do or forms of do to form questions or negatives with modal verbs.

Exercises Complete the sentences by using can, can’t, could, or couldn’t. 1. John _____________________ drive. He doesn’t have a driver’s license. 2. Frank lived in Beijing for ten years, so he _____________________ speak Chinese very well. 3. My youngest son is only eleven months old, and he _____________________ already walk. 4. Before I moved to Spain, I _____________________ speak Spanish at all, but now I _____________________ speak it very well. 5. John was sick today, so he _____________________ go to work. 6. I am sorry, but you _____________________ smoke in this

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

Correct Your English Errors Tim Collins  

Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad...

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