modal verb (question)

Here are more overlapping points across the English Grammar Profile.  We have included their examples when needed too elaborate:

A2 point 14 in CLAUSES:

AFFIRMATIVE interrogative clauses (‘yes/no’ forms) with modal auxiliary verbs.

A2 point 40 in the category of MODALITY:

question form ‘would you like’

A2 point 13 in QUESTIONS :

increasing range of modal verbs + subject + main verb to form ‘yes/no’ questions


An iWeb search for:

_VM _P _VVI

*We have removed ‘can you’ because it is listed at A1.

1 WOULD YOU LIKE 70753

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

Would you like to see that?

Japanese Female level 5 writing class


3 CAN I GET 46686
4 CAN I USE 35241
7 WOULD YOU SAY 21602
8 WOULD YOU RECOMMEND 21421
9 WOULD YOU WANT 20527
10 CAN I FIND 20108

13 CAN I SAY 18033
14 SHOULD I USE 16188
15 WILL IT TAKE 14456

17 CAN I MAKE 13354

19 CAN YOU BELIEVE 12561 B1

Can you believe it?

20 WOULD YOU GIVE 12019

23 CAN ANYONE HELP 10935

Can anyone help me?

25 SHOULD YOU NEED 10666

27 SHOULD YOU WISH 10043
28 WOULD YOU DESCRIBE 9941
29 WILL I NEED 9194
30 CAN ANYONE TELL 8900
31 CAN WE GET 8788
32 CAN WE EXPECT 8771
33 WILL I GET 8649
34 CAN I TAKE 8646
35 CAN I CHANGE 8478

37 SHOULD I SAY 8237
38 SHOULD I GO 7932
39 SHOULD I GET 7877
40 WOULD YOU MIND 7794
41 CAN I BUY 7744
42 COULD YOU TELL 7706
43 SHOULD YOU CHOOSE 7682
44 CAN I ASK 7636
45 WOULD YOU SUGGEST 7543
46 SHOULD I TAKE 7212
47 SHALL WE SAY 7162
48 CAN I EXPECT 7055
49 WOULD YOU GO 6802
50 WOULD YOU USE 6770
51 WOULD YOU CONSIDER 6715
52 WOULD I WANT 6697
53 CAN I HELP 6670
54 WILL I RECEIVE 6627
55 WOULD I NEED 6546
56 CAN I TELL 6462

58 WOULD IT TAKE 6193
59 MAY I ASK 6144
60 SHOULD I BUY 6127
61 CAN WE MAKE 6085

64 WOULD YOU FEEL 5951
65 SHOULD YOU USE 5946

67 CAN I GO 5618

69 WOULD YOU CHOOSE 5555
70 CAN I APPLY 5463
71 WILL I KNOW 5461

73 WOULD YOU PREFER 5332
74 CAN I ADD 5283
75 WILL YOU NEED 5238
76 CAN I SEE 5154
77 WOULD YOU EXPECT 5063

79 CAN WE HELP 4873
80 COULD YOU GIVE 4844
81 SHOULD YOU DECIDE 4802
82 WOULD YOU BELIEVE 4767 (maybe B1)

Would you believe me if I said I didn’t know?

83 WOULD YOU KNOW 4728
84 CAN WE SAY 4694
85 CAN WE USE 4659

87 WILL WE SEE 4532
88 WOULD YOU NEED 4526
89 CAN SOMEONE HELP 4517
90 WILL YOU GET 4472
91 WILL IT COST 4465
92 COULD YOU ASK 4455
93 SHOULD I EXPECT 4366

95 SHOULD YOU WANT 4191
96 MAY I SUGGEST 4083
97 CAN SOMEONE TELL 4042
98 CAN WE LEARN 3985
99 WILL IT WORK 3972


A2:

add, anyone, believe, cost, could, decide, describe, explain, guess, mind, prefer, receive, shall, share, should, someone, wish
B1:
apply, consider, expect, imagine, provide, recommend, suggest