Grammar

Modals for obligation & necessity

Here’s some stuff to brush up on modal verbs with multiple choice activities.

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B2 Modal verbs for obligation, prohibition and necessity

Choose the best option

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Which of the options below has a similar meaning?

They insisted on us dancing to a silly chorus. 

You had___go home it's very late. 

Which sentence DOES NOT mean the same?

You've finished your assignments. So you can leave if you want.

Which option DOES NOT have the same meaning?

It wasn't necessary to bring so much food. 

Which sentence DOES NOT mean the same?

If I were you, I'd get a medical appointment.

Did they apologise?

They ought to have apologised.

 

You ________take the car. We can walk there because it isn't far. 

The meeting has been cancelled so we_______fly to New York. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to smoke within the building. 

 

Which option has a similar meaning?

It wasn't necessary for you to do the dishes. 

You ______driven in such dangerous weather conditions. 

He_______accused me of lying. That was really wrong and I'm upset now

What drinks ________ bring  for the party? I'd love to help with the organisation.

 I_________go now or I'll miss the meeting. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

You should let your children play out a little more often.  

Do nurses have a good salary?

Nurses ought to get a good salary.

Poor dog! His kennel is so dirty. We _______it. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to take photos in the museum. 

 

You were______be here ages ago! That is what we had arranged. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

Her workmates refused to let her make contributions for the concert. 

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