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INSTRUCTIONS Slides 2 to 6 present students with examples and explanation on the use of can and can’t. On slides 8 to 19, have sts in pairs, form sentences according to the pictures displayed. Click on the slide to start the animation and see the answer. Slide 20 provide sts with explanation and example of questions using “can”. Slides 22 to 25 – have sts in pairs ask each other about their abilities using the pictures on the slides. By Lilian Marchesoni
Gilberto Gil is a singer and musician. He can sing very well. That’s an ability!
Ronaldinho is a Brazilian soccer player. He can play soccer very well. That’s an ability!
Stevie Wonder is a musician. He can play the piano and sing very well. But he is blind and he can’t see.
Rubinho Barrichelo is a race car driver. He can race cars. But he can’t drive as fast as the others.
To talk about abilities, we use can / can’t + the base form of a verb. Jô Soares is a journalist. He can speak many languages. But he is very fat and he can’t run.
NOW IT’S YOUR TURN! LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND COMPLETE THE SENTENCES ABOUT THE PEOPLE’S ABILITIES.
They can’t speak.
He can surf.
The grandfather can’t walk.
He can play the guitar.
The girl can’t cook.
The woman can’t sing.
He can ski.
The girl can’t ride a bike.
She can drive a car.
The boys can’t swim.
The girls can dance.
He can’t use the computer.
To ask about abilities, we use can + subject + the base form of a verb. Can you dance? Yes, I can!
NOW, IN PAIRS, USE THE PICTURES TO ASK AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR ABILITIES.
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