338 – 7 Rules of Must & Have To

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When you travel overseas, you must have a passport.

When you travel overseas, you must have a passport.

The modal verbs must and have to give a lot of people trouble. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to talk about my 7 rules that you need to know about must and have to.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

Rule #1

  • When you travel abroad, you must have a passport.
  • You must stop at a red light.
  • You must speak quietly in the library.

Rule #2

  • I must talk to the doctor right now. It is urgent.
  • There is an emergency. I must use your phone.

Rule #3

  • You must not smoke here.
  • You must not pass a red light without stopping.
  • You must not speak in the library.

Rule #4

  • When you travel abroad, you have to have a passport.
  • You have to stop at a red light.

Rule #5

  • I have to call the doctor right now. It is important.
  • I have to find out what is wrong with my car. I am taking a road trip next week.

Rule #6

  • I godda talk to the doctor tomorrow (or) I’ve goda talk to the doctor tomorrow.
  • When you travel abroad, you godda have a passport.
  • You godda stop at a red light.

Rule #7

  • When I traveled abroad, I had to have a passport.
  • You had to stop at the red light. That’s why the police stopped you.
  • I had to talk to the doctor yesterday. It was urgent.

Rule #8

  • When you travel from New York to Miami, you don’t have to bring a passport.
  • You don’t have to stop at a green light.
  • I don’t have to talk to the doctor now. I am feeling better.

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