Auxiliary and Modal Verbs

Die Hilfs-und Modalverben

Introduction

Einführung

Auxiliary and modal verbs - also called helper verbs - are combined with the present or past participles of other verbs to provide them further meaning. This can add emphasis, passivity, or create a progressive or perfect aspect.

They often have highly irregular and unpredictable conjugations. However, because they are used so frequently, their conjugations are especially important to master.

Vocabulary

Wortschatz

Play müssen
to be obliged (must)
Play sollen
should to be supposed

Verb Conjugations

Verben konjugieren

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