Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Can

English Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Can;

Modal Auxiliary Verbs - Can




Ability

  • I can speak three languages
  • She can play the piano.

Request

  • Can you hand me the pencil?
  • Can I go to the park?

Offer

  • Can I help you?
  • I can send this letter for you.

Not allowed

  • You can not drive fast.
  • You can not smoke here.

Possibility

  • Smoking can cause cancer.
  • It can get very hot there these days.

Permission

  • Can I borrow your notebook?
  • Can I speak to Mary?

 

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