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Can and could

Vamos estudar nesse post can and could (modal verbs). Daremos atenção na sua formação e uso. Teremos também em destaque as sentenças e o áudio.

> can + verb > can speak / can play / can run etc:

can – positive/negativecan – question
I can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
you can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
he can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
she can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
it can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
we can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
you can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?
they can/can’t (cannot) do/see/come/speakcan I do/see/come/speak?

Use > ability/permission/polite requests

Examples sentences:

https://waytogo.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/grammar-can-could.mp3

> For the past (yesterday / last week etc.), we use could/couldn’t:

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