Modal Verbs

Modal verbs digunakan bersama dengan main verb (kata kerja inti/utama) untuk mengutarakan/mengekspresikan:

  1. kemampuan
  2. kemungkinan
  3. izin
  4. kewajiban/keharusan

Posisinya didalam kalimat berada sebelum main verb atau kata kerja inti/utama.

Daftar Modal Verbs

1 2 3
can could be able to
may might
shall should
must have to
will would

Contoh Penggunaan Modal Verbs

Modal Verb Makna Kontekstual
I can speak English well
I could speak English