Grammar Patterns

Chapter 11 Auxiliaries, Modals, and Phrasal Modals

Chapter 11 Auxiliaries, Modals, and Phrasal ModalsIn this chapter we describe the patterns of two kinds of verbs which form part of the verb group: auxiliaries and modals. We also include here phrasal modals, that is, phrases which behave like modal verbs. This chapter contains:
    1 Auxiliary verbs: be, do, get, and have
    2 Modal verbs e.g. may, must, should, will
    3 Phrasal modals e.g. be able to, had better, would rather
AuxiliariesModalsPhrasal modals

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