Modals for Requests | Can, Could, May
Nora is in a health store.
Clerk: Morning, can I help you?
Nora: Yes, please. I'd like some multivitamins? I’m feeling a little run down right now.
Clerk: Sure. These ones are our
bestsellers at the moment.
Nora: OK, thanks. Can I also have some royal jelly, if you have any. I've heard such wonderful things about it.
Clerk: Sure, here you are. It really is popular these days. Anything else?
Nora: No, that will be all, thanks. And
thanks for your help.
Clerk: Any time.
- Can I take a look at the menu, please?
- Could you copy this document?
- Can I have some milk? (Slightly polite)
- Could I have some milk? (Polite)
- May I have some milk? (Very polite)
- Can I have the window seat?
- Could my son go with you?
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