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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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You had___go home it's very late. 

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

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

 I_________go now or I'll miss the meeting. 

You ______driven in such dangerous weather conditions. 

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

Do nurses have a good salary?

Nurses ought to get a good salary.

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.

Which option has a similar meaning?

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

Did they apologise?

They ought to have apologised.

 

Which sentence DOES NOT mean the same?

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

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

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to smoke within the building. 

 

The meeting has been cancelled so we_______fly to New York. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

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

Which of the options below has a similar meaning?

They insisted on us dancing to a silly chorus. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

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

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to take photos in the museum. 

 

Poor dog! His kennel really _______cleaned. 

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