Uses of modals
Shall and Will
To express simple future , shall is used in the first person and will in the second and third persons; as,
- I shall go to America. (Simple future)
- You will go to England. (Simple future)
- He will write a letter. (Simple future)
Shall with the second or third person expresses a command, a promise, a threat, a determination or certainty; as,
- You shall not tell a lie. (Command)
- They shall pay you on sunday. (Promise)
- You shall be dismissed. (Threat)
- You shall go there. (Determination)
Will with the first person expresses a promise, a threat or a determination; as,
- I will pay you on sunday. (Promise)
- We will be dismissed. (Threat)
- I will do or die. (determination)
Would and Should
Would is used :
Should is used :
To express duty; as,
- One should love one's country.
- One should obey one's elders..
To express advice; as,
- You should improve your health.
- You Should work hard.
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- Verb its kinds
- Auxiliary verb
- Primary auxiliary verb
- Modal auxiliary verb
- Modal (Shall, Will, Would, Should)
- Modal (Can, Could, May, Might)
- Modal (Must, Dare, Need, Ought to, Used to)
Parts of Speech