Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher
2. What can you do?
He can ride a
3. What can you do?
4. What can you do?
5. What can you do?
He can play the
He can’t play the
6. What can you do?
He can play
7. What can you do?
They can paint
8. What can you do?
They can’t paint
9. Can / Can’t
is an auxiliary modal verb.
•Can is the same for all subjects.
•- He can see my neighbor in the garden.
•- They can play golf.
•- She can play golf.
•- I can play golf
10. Affirmative Form :
Personal + Can + Verb + Complement
11. Affirmative Form :
12. Negative Form :
Personal + Can’t + Verb +Complement
To form a negative sentences we
use can + not = can not and in
contraction we use can’t.
13. Negative Form :
14. Interrogative Form :
Can + Personal + Verb +Complement?
15. Short answers :
16. Short answers:
17. Can / Can’t
use 'can' to talk about 'possibility'.
Can you do that? You can’t smoke here.
*We use 'can' to talk about ‘ability'.
I can speak French / I can speak
I can drive / I to dance and
*We use 'can'canask for balletgive
Can I go to the bathroom? / Yes, you can.
You can use my phone./ You can’t use my
phone 'can‘ in offers and request
Can you give me a hand? / Can you help
18. Can / Can’t
Penelope Cruz can speak Spanish and
Penelope Cruz can’t speak Japanese.
The elephants can’t jump.
The children can’t smile when they are babies.
The horses can’t fly.
Patricia can paint.
Luis can play the drum.
Miss Ingrid can’t play guitar.
1.-Write sentences about what
you can or can’t do. Use these
verbs : drive, fly,
speak (French /Italian/Quechua),
paint, ride, sing, run a mile,
Order these sentences :