Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD
There are some Auxiliary Modals in English we have to know when we study about sentence. However, in this occasion we will only study Modal “WOULD”. In this case we will study Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal WOULD so that we will be familiar to this auxiliary. (Also study : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal MUST)
Before studying about the function and its examples, it is better we study the pattern or the form of sentence using Modal WOULD. As other auxiliary modals, the pattern of Modal WOULD is able to be shown as below:
( + ) Subject + Would + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement
- We would play football.
- They would study together.
- Jack would go to Makkah.
( – ) Subject + Would + not + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement
- We would not play football.
- They would not study together.
- Jack would not go to Makkah.
- She would not come here = She wouldn’t come here.
- Bambang would not attend the meeting = Bambang wouldn’t attend the meeting.
( ? ) Would + Subject + infinitive (verb 1) + Complement
- Would we play football?
- Would they study together?
- Would Jack go to Makkah?
Below is the explanation about Function and Example of Auxiliary Modal WOULD
The Function of Modal WOULD
There are some functions of Auxiliary Modal “WOULD” that is able to be studied, they are: (Also study other material in Indonesian version at : Fungsi dan Generic Structure Report Text)