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English year 1

'can' and 'can't'

00 'can' English grammar

01 'can' exercises

02 'can' exercises

03 can't - negative

04 can and can't exercises

05  'can' questions

06 'can' question exercises

07 'can' question exercises

08 Questions with 'can'

09 'can' mixed exercises

10 'can' mixed exercises

 

English Tenses

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Tense

Present Perfect

Past Perfect

Future 1

Future Perfect

Going-to-Future

 

Progressive Tenses

Present Progressive

Past Progressive

Present Perfect Progr.

Past Perfect Progressive

Future 1 Progressive

Future Perfect Progressive

 

Comparison of Tenses

If clauses - Conditional

Active Passive exercises

Reported Speech

 

 

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English: can and can't Grammar Rules

Can and can't - rules and exercises - Auxiliary verbs. Learning English

 

Auxiliary verb can (positive) and can't (negative)

 

Use can, when you ask someone to do things. Use 'can' to talk about 'possibility'. Allways use can with another verb.

 

I can = I know to do something. / I know that something is possible for me.

 

I can write a letter.

 

Form the negative

 

Add "not" after can to form "cannot". can + not = cannot

When we are speaking, use 'can't'!

 

You can contract the negative: can + not = can't (normal use)

 

Present Simple Present Simple negative

I can write a letter.

You can write a letter.

He / She / It can write  a letter.

We can write a letter.

You can write a letter.

They can write a letter.

I can't write a letter.

You can't write a letter.

He / She / It can't write  a letter.

We can't write a letter.

You can't write a letter.

They can't write a letter.

 

Questions and short answers with can

 

Questions

 Short form

 positive

Short form

negative

 

Can I write a letter?

Can you write a letter?

Can he / she / it  write  a letter?

Can we write a letter?

Can you write a letter?

Can they write a letter?

 

Yes, you can.

Yes, I can.

Yes, her can.

Yes, you can.

Yes we can.

Yes they can.

 

No, you can't.

No, can't.

No, can't.

No, you can't.

No, we can't.

No, they can't.

 

Present Simple negative Present Simple negative

I can write a letter.

I cannot  write a letter.

 


  English Tenses exercises

  Simple Present Tense

  Simple Past Tense

  Present Perfect

  Past Perfect

  Simple Future - Will Future

  Going-to-Future

  Continuous Tenses

  Comparison of Tenses

  Active and Passive Voice

  If clauses - conditionals

  Reported Speech

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