Modals 1 - For English 3 Students

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  • 1. 
    Which is the correct sentence? Choose one.
    • A. 

      When I was ten, I could run faster than my brother.

    • B. 

      When I was ten, I can run faster than my brother.

  • 2. 
    Fill in the gap:I _______ no longer play football because I injured my hamstring last week.
  • 3. 
    Which sentence is the strongest and implies a threat?
    • A. 

      You should pay your bills on time.

    • B. 

      You had better pay your bills on time.

    • C. 

      You could pay your bills on time, you know!

  • 4. 
    Which sentence is the best and has the clearest meaning?  
    • A. 

      I should pay my bills on time - my electricity got cut off last week!

    • B. 

      I could pay my bills on time - my electricity got cut off last week!

    • C. 

      I should have paid my bills on time - my electricity got cut off last week!

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank. I ___________ gone shopping last night - there was nothing left in the fridge for breakfast this morning!
  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank. The weather ________________ sunny this weekend. I saw a weather forecast last night that said so.
  • 7. 
    Fill in the blank. - What time does the coach leave tomorrow?- It ______________ at 9.30am, but if people aren't on time, it could be later!
  • 8. 
    Fill in the blank. I ________ been a doctor. I had the grades, but I don't like blood!
    • A. 

      Could have

    • B. 

      Could

    • C. 

      Should have

    • D. 

      Ought to have

  • 9. 
    Fill in the blanks.Last weekend, I __________ to London to see my cousin. (to go)
  • 10. 
    Fill in the blanks. I ____________ to London for my friend's birthday party because I wasn't in the country. (to go)