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Álbum de fotografías
por Anabel
Future probability
Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher
Modals are special auxiliaries that
have meaning. Can & could are used
in English to describe our abilities.
• Use can to ...
Examples . . .
Present Abilities:
1. Melissa can type very quickly.
2.2. I can’t speak Italian,
but I’d like to learn.
Past Abilities:
1. Two years ago, they couldn’t buy a
house in San Diego, but now they can.
2. Sara couldn’t attend the pa...
Use ___________ or
_____________ to talk about:
• Present abilities
Use ______________ or
______________ to talk
about:
•A...
Final Note . . .Final Note . . .
Because CAN and COULD are
auxiliaries, they are used with ALL
subjects in English. For ex...
Final Note . . .Final Note . . .
Because CAN and COULD are
auxiliaries, they are used with ALL
subjects in English. For ex...
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  1. 1. Álbum de fotografías por Anabel Future probability Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher
  2. 2. Modals are special auxiliaries that have meaning. Can & could are used in English to describe our abilities. • Use can to talk about present or future abilities • Use could to talk about past abilities
  3. 3. Examples . . . Present Abilities: 1. Melissa can type very quickly. 2.2. I can’t speak Italian, but I’d like to learn.
  4. 4. Past Abilities: 1. Two years ago, they couldn’t buy a house in San Diego, but now they can. 2. Sara couldn’t attend the party because she already had plans.
  5. 5. Use ___________ or _____________ to talk about: • Present abilities Use ______________ or ______________ to talk about: •Abilities in the Past
  6. 6. Final Note . . .Final Note . . . Because CAN and COULD are auxiliaries, they are used with ALL subjects in English. For example: CAN learn English. COULD
  7. 7. Final Note . . .Final Note . . . Because CAN and COULD are auxiliaries, they are used with ALL subjects in English. For example: CAN learn English. COULD

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