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MODALS

 

 
 
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SHOULD: GIVING ADVICE

 
MUST/MUSN'T: STRONG OBLIGATION
 
 
 
1. I don't think you  eat so much chocolate. It's bad for your health.
2. Children  behave well when they're in class.
3. If you drive a car, you  stop at marked crossings.
4. I think waiters  try to be pleasent with customers.
5. Some workers  wear hard hats because their jobs are considered dangerous.
6. If you feel sick, you   stay at home. It's better for you.
7.  Police officers  wear a uniform.
 
 
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MUST:  STRONG OBLIGATION. IT'S PERSONAL. IT INVOLVES THE SPEAKER'S OPINION.
 
HAVE TO:  STRONG OBLIGATION. IT'S EXTERNAL: law, rules...
 
 
8. I   do my homework. My teacher always checks if we have done the exercises.
9. I  get my hair cut. I don't like it so long.
9. We  go home. My mother has told me to arrive at ten o'clock.
10. I  study hard. I want to pass the exam.
11. In Spain, children  go to school until they're 16.
12. You  phone every day, darling!
 
 
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MUSTN'T: STRONG PROHIBITION
 
DON'T HAVE TO: IT'S NOT NECESSARY
 
 
13. You  accept things from strangers!
14. When you go into a clothes shop, you  have to buy something. You can just look.
15. You  steal things from shops.
16. Children  pay bills.
17. Children  eat junk food every day.
18. Some millionaires  get up very early.