What can we do in New York?
Can: Statements Affirmative: Subject + can + base form of the verb.
We can take a ferry.
Negative: Subject + can’t + base form of the verb.
He can’t take pictures in the rain.
Can: Information Questions Question word + can + subject + base form of the verb? What can we do in New York?
We can get a view of the city. Where can we see a show?
We can see a show in Broadway.
Can: YesNo Questions Can + subject + base form of the verb? Can we go to St. Patrick’s Cathedral?
Can he get an umbrella?
Uses of can: 1.
The most frequent use of can in conversation is to talk about possibility.
You can see Times Square.
Uses of can: 2.
To ta l k a bout a bi l i ty. I ca n swi m but I ca n’t di ve.
T o mak e a r equest . Can you let me your laptop?
UsesÂ ofÂ can: 4. To make a suggestion. 1.
You can take a taxi .
5. T o ask for and give per mission. Can I use your cell phone?
Uses of can: 6.
To order something to eat or drink.
Can I havecoffee ice cream with chocolate sprinkles.?
Can’t means that something is not possible. You ca n pict ’t tak ure s. e
Using can or can't