Modal Verbs and their equivalents
Exercise 1. Practice the following table. Translate each sentence into Russian or Ukrainian
Exercise 2 . Express your agreement with the following statements. Use the phrases: Surely, Of course, Certainly, I agree with you, You are right
1. You can see a lot of places of interest in Kyiv
2. They can get to the centre of the city by metro.
3. She can buy nice post-cards here.
4. We can take photos in this museum.
5. I can give you a lift.
6. He can pay by the meter.
7. We can return from the tour in time.
Exercise 3. Express your surprise and give short affirmative (negative) answers as in the model.
1. He can put his bag in the left luggage box.
2. You can invite your friends to join us.
3. Our cousin can drive a car.
4. She can inform her parents about it.
5. They can discuss all problems with us.
6. I can count all the monuments in my town, as there are not so many.
Exercise 4. Object to the statements. Use the phrases:No, it is not so. I’m afraid you are wrong. I can’t agree with you.
1. You can have the opportunity to tour some cities of Ukraine.
2. I can go sightseeing when the weather is nasty.
3. She can get from downtown to our house very quickly.
4. We can visit this museum now.
5. They can get there by car.
6. He can book tickets in advance.
Exercise 5. Express your agreement with the following statements. Use the phrases: Certainly, Of course, Surely, I agree with you, you are right
1. He may start his business just now.
2. I may use these historical documents for my work.
3. She may take photos of these goods on display.
4. We may give some food to pigeons in Trafalgar Square.
5. They may visit the exhibition now.
6. I may join your group in the Crimea.
7. He may come and see me in the evening.