Unit 4: I can jump


  • Teach ESL/EFL young learners a number of action verbs.
  • Learn to use the modal verb ‘can’ and ‘cannot’ or ‘can’t’ followed by an action verb to talk about ability.
  • Learn to ask closed-ended ‘yes or no’ questions in this English lesson.

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

actions can jump video lesson

1st –This cartoon animated video features a short dialogue, followed by vocabulary and sentence breakdown. It is essential for introducing the words, phrases, grammar, spelling and sentences of the lesson in context. Watch repeatedly to master the content. The video plays on any device.

actions can jump game

2nd – Then the student plays this fun game after watching the video, to practice the contents of the lesson. The game reviews key vocabulary, grammar and sentences from the lessons. This game can be played on any device.

actions can jump test

3rd – Finally the learner takes this test of the unit. The score of this test is captured in the LMS and gives educators an idea of how well their learner is doing. The test opens on any device – mobile & PC.

Worksheets for the Unit

The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'Actions'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

Freddie and Lisa are having fun at the park when Lisa asks Freddie about a number of physical abilities.


Key Sentences

  • can
  • run, jump, dance, fly, swim, walk, run, swim, clap, write, read, sing
  • Can you run fast?
  • Can you swim?
  • Yes, I can.
  • No, I can't.

This lesson is part of the Starter 2 English course for absolute beginners.

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