Actions Can, Can’t Dolphin Show Words & Sentences

  • Topic: Action verbs with can and can't, Words, Sentences
  • Vocabulary:  action verbs, swim, jump, read, write, fly, walk
  • Grammar:  This lesson will focus on using the present simple tense with modal verbs 'can' and 'can't ' to express abilities.  The lesson will also focus on using these verbs with pronouns - I, they.


Expressions with modal verbs 'can'.

  • Dolphins can swim.
  • Dolphins can't fly.
  • Contractions:

  • Dolphins can't fly. / Dolphins cannot fly.
  • Pronoun 'they' for a

  • I can't fly.
  • They can't fly.

This lesson has a related dialogue video. Click here to watch the short dialogue related to this lesson.