Modals and phrases of obligation 08 Temmuz 2013

In Turkish when you want to tell someone that they ‘have to’ or ‘must’ do something, you use ‘meli’ and ‘malı’.  However, in English we have quite a few modals of obligation or phrases to express the same thing in Turkish.  Some are stronger than others.  Today, I am going to set you a challenge.  I want you to look at the modals verbs and obligation phrases and order them from the weakest to the strongest.  Here are the modal verbs and phrases:

* You can come to the office tomorrow.

* You must come to the office tomorrow.

* You should come to the office tomorrow.

* You have to come to the office tomorrow.

* You ought to come to the office tomorrow.  

Good luck and I will be back tomorrow with the answers.

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