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  • […] I have not included NEEDN’T, HAVE TO or HAD BETTER. ‘Have to’, which uses the auxiliary ‘DO’ is NOT a Modal Verb with this definition (There is no ‘correct’ definition of a Modal Verb. As a teacher I prefer the definition which helps students to understand). Click here if you would like a full explanation.  […]

  • […] NOTE 2: Modal verbs (can, will, must, should) are followed by the verb only: I must go. He could tell us. There are other ‘semi-modals’ which work in the same way: ‘d rather, Let’s, ‘d better For more information on these words, click here. […]