• Modal verbs and their substitutes
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  • 30.06.2020
  • Mittlere Reife
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  • Monster rules for monster schools

    In our last lessons we talked about rules at school or at youth hostels. We can use modal verbs to express what is allowed and what is not.
    Mon – the monster - goes to Monster School in Monsterland.
    • Draw a picture of Mon.
    • Then write ten funny rules for Monster School. Use the simple present.

    you may

    use roller-skates

    under the table

    you may not

    speak German

    in pyjama trousers

    you should

    play with toys

    on Fridays

    you should not

    write with green pencils

    in English lesson

    you must

    use bows and arrows

    in the cafeteria

    you need not/needn’t

    wear pink leggings

    without shoes on

    you must not/mustn’t

    eat apple pie

    in summer/winter


    eat other monsters

    with your tail

    shake hands

    before lunch

    clean the blackboard

    with dirty hands



    Hi, I am Mon!

    Simple present!!

    You visited Monster School in Monsterland last year.
    • Put 5 of your school rules into the simple past.
    • You must use subsitutes for your modals!

    Simple past!!

    We will go to Monster School on our class trip next year.
    • Put 5 of your school rules into the will-future.
    • You must use subsitutes for your modals!

    Will- future!!

    Modals and their substitutes

    For more information see textbook p. 165.