2 Копытко Людмила Михайловна. Методический материал по теме «Модальные глаголы CAN/CANT» Работа выполнена учителем английского языка средней школы 401 Колпинского района г. Санкт-Петербурга. июнь 2005г.
Remember! We use CAN to: talk about ability in the the present I can can ride a bike ask for permission Can Can I use your pen? give permission You can can borrow my car. make a request Can Can you open the window, please?
What Marry and Betty can do. Marry can draw Micky Mouse well. Betty can dance on a chair. Mary can carry her bag on her head Betty can make Teddy-bear. Mary can skip Betty can run Sisters can make lots of fun.
play tennis play football read play the ski sing violin
Problems. Can you mime these problems? Practice with a partner. a ) Im sorry, I cant hear you. Please say it again. b) There are lots of people and I cant see. c) I cant wait! Im in a hurry. d) Please help me! I cant do this exercise. e) I cant remember the answer. f) Ugh! I cant eat this! g) Oh, no! I cant find my money. h) I cant open the window.
Invent a robot Draw your robot and tell a partner about it. Use verbs from the list. Run fly play talk sing carry jump swim eat drink read write My robot can write English homework. And it can play basketball. It can sing, but it cant talk.
a) Paul is a student. He can cook English. b) Mary is a pilot. She can fly a bus. c) Mike is an artist. He can play a picture. d) Jane is a cyclist. She can ride a plane. e) Sue is a music teacher. She can eat the piano. f) Paul likes sport. He can throw football. There is something wrong with these sentences. Circle the mistakes and correct them.
Match the words on the left with the actions on the right Match the words on the left with the actions on the right. a) A plane can play the guitar b) A film star can eat 250kg a day c) A penguin can fly d) A rock star can act e) A bus driver can speak English f) An elephant can swim g) An English teacher can drive a bus h) A tennis player can play tennis end