What are the main things to remember about modal verbs in German?
You will usually use modal verbs together with another verb in the German language. Usually, the modal verb will come first, in its conjugated form. Then, due to the rules of German word order, the second verb will come at the end of the sentence or phrase in the infinitive form.
The modal verbs are all irregular, so it may take you some time to learn them off by heart, as the only way to do this is by looking at the tables and memorising them. There are, however, two rules which are worth noting: