The Tenseless Modals Verbs Of English...
JTT wrote: Every modal verb in English can operate in past, present and future situations...
Can / Could And Will / Would?
{This thread has connections to the "May/might - Old rumors" thread [link] and the...
Subjunctive Versus Indicative?
Mr Pedantic wrote: The OED's 'may/might' entry takes us back to Fortiter's thread...
Conditional With Modal Verbs
Why is #1 correct and #2 is incorrect? 1. If she has time, she could go to the...
Tense Of Noun Clause Embedded In Subjunctive...
Hello Teachers Surfing online, I came across a bit tough question from an English...
May And Might - Old Rumors?
[link] Unless otherwise indicated, all written material on this Web site is the...
Follow-Up To "Nagging Conditional Problem...
Hi, In part of the final post of the thread started by Anon named "Nagging conditional...
1. You Will Not Have?
1. You will not have heard of me before but I used to live next door to your sister...
Modal Forms?
Hello there, I have a question about modals. 1 Can the continuous modal express...
Right Tense &Amp; Form?
Dear teachers, Here's an exercise that I wish to be corrected, please. Fill...
Conditionals?
What verb tense and form (do we use the past subjunctive in the result clause?)...
Modal Or Future?
We will have to sell the house. It seems to me that this is simple future tense...
Did You Stay Up All?
Did you stay up all night in preparation for your study? How come in this sentence...
TEFL/Grammar Book Recs?
friends, i'll shortly be taking a TEFL course and then continuing on to work as...
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Reported Speech?
Hi, The following looks like reported speech to me. Why doesn't it have any quotation...
Magazine Article: Present Tense?
In a magazine I read today, the article was written in present tense, about his...
Modal Tenses?
1) Modal tenses (modal + bare infinitive) can express different times, but not...
Use Of Modal 'Could' In Conditional Sentences...
Is this a second conditional? I think in second conditional, the tense in the if...
'Will' In If-Clause?
I would appreciate your help very much with the following questions. If you won...
Past Tense Of Must In Reported Speech...
1.) "You must be wrong," he said. (probability) will be: He said I must be wrong...