May and Might

On this page, you’ll discover how these words help you talk about possibilities and probabilities. Think of them as keys to open doors of uncertainty. 

1. Introducing “May” and “Might”

Imagine having a crystal ball that lets you glimpse into the future. “May” and “Might” reveal what could possibly happen.

2. Positive Sentences

When you want to express a possibility or likelihood, use “may” or “might.”


I may join the art club next week.

She might come to the party on Saturday.

3. Negative Sentences

For negatives, add “not” after “may” or “might.”


They may not visit the zoo tomorrow. (or They mayn’t visit…)

He might not finish the book today. (or He mightn’t finish…)

4. Questions

To ask about a possibility, start with “may” or “might.”


May we go to the movie tonight?

Might she bring her guitar to the campfire?

5. The Magic of Possibility

Using “May” and “Might” is like having a window into possible futures.


We may have a surprise visitor this weekend. (Possibility)

He might come to the soccer game tomorrow. (Probability)

6. Practice Time

Practice predicting exciting events!

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