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Asking for permission

  • Can I drive today?
  • Can I train with you?
  • Can she dance?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can drive.
  • Yes, you can train with me.
  • Yes, she can dance.

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t drive.
  • No, you can’t train with me.
  • No, she can’t dance

Can you go to the restaurant tomorrow?
Yes, I can go to the restaurant.
I can’t go to the restaurant.
Can we play soccer today?
Yes, we can play soccer today.
We can’t play soccer today.

Can you help me, please?
Yes, I can .
No, I Can’t.
Can you stay with me, please?
Yes, I can.
No, I can’t.
Can I drive tonight?
Yes, you can drive tonight.
No, you can’t .
Can they go to our mother house?
Yes, they can.
No, they can’t go to our mother house.

Can you go to the airport to pick up my cousin?

Yes, you can go to the airport

You can’t go to the airport

Can we sing at karaoke this night?

Yes, we can sing at karaoke

We can’t sing at karaoke

Can he eat hamburger and soda?

Yes, he can eat hamburger and soda.

He can’t eat hamburger and soda.

  • Can you go to the restaurant tomorrow?
    Yes, I can go to the restaurant.
    I can’t go to the restaurant.
  • Can we play soccer today?
    Yes, we can play soccer today.
    We can’t play soccer today.

In real conversations you might have problems to notice when a person says Can or Can’t.

  • A trick that sometimes I use is that the Can sound is shorter, like a simple cn. (without the ‘a’).
  • In the other hand, Can’t sounds more like ‘ka^n’, usually native speakers don’t pronounce the ‘t’ at the end, so pay attention if they pronoun the ‘a’ or not, instead of the ‘t’.
  • May I seat here?
    Of course, you may seat here.
    I’m sorry, you can’t seat here.

  • Can we have pizza for dinner?
    Yes, we can have pizza for dinner.
    No, we can’t have pizza for dinner.

Ask for permission

  • Can he come to the party?
    Can she go to the competition next month?
    .

Give for permission

  • Of course, he can go to the party, just take care.
    Yes, she can go to the competition, good luck!.
    .

Deny for permission

  • I’m sorry, but he can’t go to the party.
    Unfortunately, she can not go to the competition.

Ask for permission

  • Can I go to the bathroom, please?
  • May we go to the movies tomorrow?
    Giving permission
  • Of course, you can go to the bathroom.
  • Yes, you may go to the movies tomorrow.
    Denying permission
  • Sorry, you can´t go to the bathroom.
  • No, you may not go to the movies tomorrow.

-You can watch tv now.
-You can have a dinner.
-Can I read a book?
-May I play videogames?
-You can’t play videogames.
-You can’t go to the supermarket.

Asking for permission

  • Can I study English every day?
  • May they play video games?

Giving permissions

  • Of course! you can study English every day.
  • Yes, they may play video games, but only for two hours.

Denying permissions

  • Sorry, but you can’t study English every day because you are sick and your head hurts.
  • No, they may not play video games because it is bad for thinking.

Can you go to the church?
Yes, I can go to the church
No, I can´t go to the church

May I have a lemonade?
Sure! You can have one
Sorry, You can’t, because we sold out everithig

Can she go to the party tomorrow?
Yes, she can go the party.
Sorry, she can’t go to the party tomorrow.

Can i go to the bathroom, please?
Yes, you can go to the bathroom.
Unfortunately, you can’t go to the bathroom.

can you share your ice cream? can you give me your phone number? can you read that for me?

Can you go to the gym early?
Yes, I can go to the gym early
Sorry, I can’t go to the gym early I have to work first.
Can I speak first?
Of course, You can speak first for this time.
No, You can’t speak first

Can we go to the concert tomorrow?
yes, we can go to the concert tomorrow.
No, we can´t go the concert tomorrow.
Can I play soccer now?
yes, you can play soccer now.
No, you can´t play soccer now.

Asking for permission

Can I drive today?
Can I train with you?
Can she dance?
Giving permission

Yes, you can drive.
Yes, you can train with me.
Yes, she can dance.
Denying permission

No, you can’t drive.
No, you can’t train with me.
No, she can’t dance

ask for permission:
can I do it?
can we visit him?
give permission:
yes, you can use my cellphone
you can do it, don’t worries
deny permission:
they can’t come with us
you can’t take it

please help me if I wrong

Can i play the videogames?
Can i go to the cinema?
Yes, you can play.
Yes, you can go to the cinema.
No, you can’t play the videogames.
No, you can’t go to the cinema

Asking for permission

  • Can i eat a cake?
  • Can I go to the cinema?
  • Can they play with me today?
    Giving permission
  • Yes, you can eat a cake
  • Sure, you can go to the cinema
  • Of course, they can
    Denying permission
  • No, you can’t eat a cake
  • No, you can’t go to the cinema
  • No, they can’t play with you

Asking permission:

  • Can i play the guitar in mom´s birthday?
  • Can He drive the car to the farm?
  • Can they ask an question?

Giving permission:

  • Yes, you can play the guitar in his Birthday.
  • He can drive the car, the farm isn’t far.
  • They can ask a question.

Denying permission:

  • No, you can’t play the guitar in his birthday.
  • He can’t drive the car to the farm.
  • They can’t ask a question-

May I go to the party?
Yes, you can
No, you can’t

Can I go to the park?
Yes, you can
No, you can’t

May she enter to the team?
Yes, she can
No, she can’t

Asking for permission

  • Can we go to the party?
  • Can he give me the salt?
  • Can she go to the baseball game?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can go to the party.
  • Yes, he can give you the salt.
  • Yes, she can go to the baseball game.

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t go to the party.
  • No, he can’t give you the salt.
  • No, she can’t go to the baseball game.

Ask

  • Can I go to the concert tonight?
  • Can we have our lunch now?
  • May I write them a letter?

Give

  • Yeah, you can go to the concert tonight.
  • Yes, you can have your lunch now.
  • Yes, you may write them a letter.

Deny

  • No, you can’t go to the concert tonight.
  • I’m sorry, you can’t have your lunch now.
  • Unfortunately, you may not write them a letter.

Can I travel today? yes , you can travel. Can I dance with you? yes , you can dance with me. Can he play the piano? no , he can’t play the piano. Can they play soccer today ? no , they can’t play soccer today. Can I go now ? yes ,you can go now.

Asking for permission

  1. Can I eat fish ?
  2. Can I go to the cinema?

Giving permission

  1. You can eat fish
  2. You can go to the cinema

Denying permission

  1. You can´t eat fish
  2. You can´t go to the cinema

Asking for permission

  • Can I travel for my birthday?
  • May I do homeoffice?
    Giving permission
  • Sure, you can travel
  • Yes, you may do homeoffice
    Denying permission
    -No, you may not travel because this day we have a meeting.
    -You can’t do homeoffice for your kind of work.

Asking for permission
Can you dance with me?
Can he move this car please?
Can you go home with me?

Giving permission
Yes, I can dance with you.
Yes, he can move his car.
Yes, I can go home with you.

Denying permission
No, I can’t dance with you.
No, he can’t move his car.
No, I can’t go with you.

can I travel today? yes u can travel. can she cook very well? yes she can cook very well

Thanks!

Can I take your computer?
Yes, you can take my computer.

Can I go to the cinema with my friends?
No, you can’t go to the cinema with your friends until you finish your homework.

My examples: Asking for permission

  • can I go to the appointment?
  • can I eat chocolate with milk?
  • can we go to the park Chapultepec?

My examples: Giving Permission

  • yes, we can go the park
  • you can go to the party
  • you can go to the appointment

My examples: Denying permission

  • No, you can’t go to the appointment
  • no, you can’t go to the party

Asking for permission

Can they dance tomorrow at the party?
Can I cry in the closet?

Giving permission

Yes, they can dance tomorrow at the party
I cry in the closet

Denying permission

No, you can’t dance tomorrow at the party
No, I can’t cry in the closet

asking for permission

  • can you drive rith now
  • can i play with your
  • can you talking with her

giving permission

  • you can doing
  • sure, you can play with our
  • you talking with her

denyig permission

  • you can´t drive rith now
  • you can´t play with our
  • you can´t talking with her
  • Can I go to the beach this weekend?
    Yes, you can.

  • Can you take me to the airport tomorrow morning?
    Of course, I can.

  • Can I cook spicy tofu this night for dinner?
    No, you cannot cook spicy tofu tonight, we’ll have pizza!

Can I play the piano?
Yes, you can play the piano.
No, you can’t.

Asking for permission

  • Can I learn to develop?

  • Can I do a party tonight?

  • Can he play guitar?

Giving permission

  • sure, you can develop.

  • Yes, she can study chemicals.

  • they can speak for cellphone.

Denying permission

  • You can’t eat.

  • No, he can’t drive drunk.

  • No, we can’t exit class

Asking for permission

  • Can i watch tv right now ?
  • Can you give me your phone number ?
  • Can we stay here one moment ?

Giving permission

  • You can watch tv
  • Of course, i can give my number
  • You can stay here

Denying permission

  • You can´t watch tv
  • Sorry, i can’t give my number
  • You can´t stay here

can go to de park sunday?

can kiss your siste please r?

i can’t speak english !!

Can you go to the gym tomorrow?
Yes, I can go to the gym
Can we swim at pool this morning?
We can´t swim at pool
Can he eat taquitos and soda?
He can´t eat taquitos and soda

Asking permission

Can you dance?
Can you buy me a dog please?

Giving permission

You can dance
Yes, I can buy you a dog

Denying permission
You can’t dance
I can’t buy you a dog

Hi

Asking for permission.

  • CAN I eat bread?
  • CAN he get out of here?
  • CAN we go to the park?
  • CAN I drive the motorcycle?
    Giving permission.
  • Yes, You CAN eat bread.
  • Yes, he CAN get out of here.
  • Yes, we CAN go to the park.
  • Yes, You CAN drive the motorcycle.
    Denying permission.
  • No, You CAN’T eat bread.
  • No, He CAN’T get out of here.
  • No, we CAN’T go to the park.
  • No, You CAN’T drive the motorcycle.

Thanks…

Never Stop Learning!

My practice:

  1. Can I ask you about the current budget?
  • Yes, you can ask me about the current budget.
  • I’m sorry, you can’t ask me about the current budget.
  1. May they edit the amounts in their documents?
  • Of course! They may edit the amounts in their documents.
  • No, they may not edit the amounts in their documents.
  1. Can you support the financial area tomorrow?
  • Sure! I can support the financial area tomorrow, no problem.
  • I’m sorry, I can’t support the financial area tomorrow because I’ll be working in my project.

Can you go to the restaurant tomorrow?

  • Off course, can we go to the new restorant of the 7th Avenue.
  • I’m sorry but I go to the play soccer tomorrow.
    Can we go to swim this weekend?
  • Yes, we can go to swim in Saturday morning at 10 am.
  • I’m sorry, can’t we go to swim because I go to travel with my family.

Asking for permission
Can you work today?
Can you check this bug?
May you cook breakfast?
Giving permission
Yes, I can work today.
Yes, I may check.
Sure, At this moment.
Denying permission
Sorry, I can’t work today.
mmm, I can’t view this error.
Sorry, I can’t cook today.

Give permission:

  1. You can eat ice cream tomorrow.
  2. We can go home early today.
    Ask for permission:
  3. Can we go to visit our friends on Saturday.
  4. Can she buy an new car.
    Deny permission:
  5. You can’t sleep at work.
  6. They can’t go to the party.

++asking permission ++
Can I go to the cinema tomorrow?
Can I draw later?
Can I take a rest later?
++Giving permission ++
You can go the cinema tomorrow
Yes, You can draw later
You can take a rest later
++Denying permission ++
No, you can´t go the cinema tomorrow
you can´t draw later
You can´t take a rest later

Can she listen to music?
Can she sunbathe?
She can run in the park.
They can play hockey in Córdoba.
You can’t go to Córdoba.
We can’t drink tonight.

-Can you go to the cinema today?

  • I can drive this car
    -I can’t read a book in the night

Permission
Can I go to the concert tomorrow?
Can I play in the pool?

Giving permission
Yes, you can go to the concert tomorrow
Yes, darling, you can play in the pool

Dining permission
No, you can´t go to the concert
No, you can´t play in the pool

Ask Permission:

  • Can i eat now?
  • Can she drink a beer?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can eat now
  • Sure, she can drinks a beer, bur only one!.

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t eat now, wait one hour.
  • No, she can’t drinks a beer, she’s a girl!.
  • you can buy a new shirt/ ¿can I buy a new shirt? / you can’t buy a new shirt

  • she may travel to Swiss / ¿can she travel to Swiss? / She may not travel to Swiss

Can I go to the cinema?
Yes, I can go to the cinema
No, I can’t go to the cinema

Can She cooks here?
Yes, she can cooks here
No, she can’t cooks here

Can I clean your bedroom ritgh now ?
Yes , you can clean my bedroom now
No , you can’t clean my bedroom
can he play with your dog ?
of course , he can play with my dog all day
No, he can’t play eith my dog, my dog is not very friendly

Asking for permission
Can I borrow your blue car?
Can they come back at 10 pm?
May I invite a friend to dinner ?

Giving permission
Yes, you can drive my blue car.
Yes, they can return at 10 pm.
Yes, I can invite him to dinner.

Denying permission
No, you can’t borrow my blue car.
No, they have to go home at 8pm.
No, you can’t, we have a family dinner.

  • Asking for permission:
    Can I read that book?
    Can you take a shower?
    Can they go to the gym?
  • Giving permission:
    Yes, of course. You can read that book.
    Sure, you can take a shower in the bathroom.
    Yes, they can go to the gym.
  • Denying permission:
    No, you cant’ read that book for now because he’s reading it.
    No, I’m sorry. I took a shower this morning.
    No, because they’re too tired.

May | Can

Asking for permission

  • Can I drink some water?

  • Can you tell me what happened?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can drink some water.

  • Of course, I can tell you.

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t drink any water.

  • Sorry but I can’t tell you.

My practice:
ASKING FOR PERMISSION

  1. Can I borrow your bike?
  2. Can you buy a bottle of milk when you come back home?

GIVING PERMISSION

  1. Yes, you can borrow my bike.
  2. Sure, I can buy a bottle of milk when I come back home.

DENYING PERMISSION

  1. No, you can’t borrow my bike.
  2. I’m sorry, but I can’t buy a bottle of milk when I come back home.

Asking permission:
-Can I play videogames?
-Can she listen to music?
Giving permission:
-Yes, you can play now.
-Yes, she can do it.
Refusing permission:
-No, you can’t play now, wait a moment.
-No, she can’t listen to music now, later.

Can i score? Yes, you can score
Can i read a book? Yes, you can read that book
.
Can i score? No, you cant score
Can i reada book? No, you cant read that book

Asking for permission

  • Can I drive the car?
  • Can I help you with anything else?
  • Can I borrow you a jacket?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can drive the car but show me your license
  • Yes, show me where is the exit
  • Yes, I can lend you a jacket

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t, you don’t have a license to do that
  • No, you help me already with everything I need
  • No, I can’t, I don´t have jackets to lend

Questions:

  • Can I go to the party?
  • May We eat with the teacher?

Afirmative:

  • I can play guitar
  • He can spell my name

Negative:

  • You can not drive my car
  • They can’t take a taxi

ASKING FOR PERMISSION

  • Can I go for a walk at night?
  • May I borrow your cell phone?
  • Can they accompany me to the market?

GIVING PERMISSION

  • Yes, you can go for a walk at night
  • Yes, You may borrow my cell phone.
  • Yes, They can accompany you to the market.

DENYING PERMISSION

  • No, you can’t go for a walk at night.
  • Sorry me, I can’t lend you my cell phone
  • No, They can’t accompany you to the market.

Can I use your phone?
Can I eat that?


You can watch that movie.
You can take my headphones.


You can’t sit in there.
You can’t make that much noise.

can you take me a picture? yes i can
can they go to the park? no they can´t
can he go to play tomorow? of couse, she can go to play tomorrow.

Hello!! Here are my sentences:

  • Can I borrow your scissors? Yes, you can // No, you can’t.
  • Can we leave now? Yes, of course // No, we can’t. We have to wait more time.

Asking for permission
Can I go to party to night?
Can she dance with me?

Giving permission
Yes, you can go now
Only she wants to dance with you

Denying permission
No, you can’t go to the party
No, she can’t dance with you

  • Can you go to the party?
    Sure, I can go to the party
    No, I can’t go to the party

  • Can we create a startup?
    Yes, we can create the next Google
    No, we can’t create a startup

  • Can you watch the movie with me?
    Of course, I can watch the movie with you
    No, I can’t watch the movie with you

Asking for permission

Can I swim later?
Can I ride a bike with you?
Can she programming?

Giving permission

Yes, you can swim later.
Yes, you can ride a bike with me.
Yes, she can programming.

Denying permission

No, you can’t swim later.
No, you can’t ride a bike with me.
No, she can’t programming.

Can I go out tonight?
Yes, you can go out tonight
No, you can’t go out tonight
.
Can I eat ice cream?
Sure, you can eat ice cream
Nope, you can’t eat ice cream
.
Can I go to my best friend’s house?
Yes, you can go to your best friend’s house
Not, you can’t go to your best friend’s house

Asking for permission
Can we make a cake?
Can I go vacations?

Giving permission
Yes, we can make a cake.
Yes, You can go on vacations

Denying permission
No, we can’t make a cake
No, you can’t go on vacations

Can I cook today?
Can She clean the house?
Can they make silent for a moment?

Yes, you can cook today.
No, she can`t clean the house.
Of course.

Asking for permission

  • Can I leave early?
  • May we go to the church?

Giving permission

  • Yes, You can leave early.
  • Yes, Your may go to the church

Denying permission

  • No, You can’t leave early
  • No, Your may not go to the chruch

Asking for permission

Can I eat this cake?
Can I dance with you?
Can I touch your hand?

Giving permission

Yes, you can eat this cake.
Yes, you can dance with me.
Yes, you can touch my hand.

Denying permission

No, you can’t eat this cake.
No, you can’t dance with me.
No, you can’t touch my hand.

Can you go to the market?
Can I eat this?
yes, you can sleep here.
yes, you can eat this.
no, you can´t sleep
no, you can´t cook here

can you make another english course?

  1. Can I go out tonight
  • Yes, you can go out tonight
  • No, you can’t go out tonight
    .
  1. Can I eat ice cream?
  • Sure, you can eat ice cream
  • Nope, you can’t eat ice cream
    .
  1. Can I go to my best friend’s house?
  • Yes, you can go to your best friend’s house
  • Not, you can’t go to your best friend’s house

ASKING FOR PERMISSION
-Can I go to the train station tomorrow?
-Can I go to the park?
GIVING PERMISSION:
-You can go to the train station tomorrow
-Yes, you can go to the park
DENYING PERMISSION
-You can’t go to the train station tomorrow
-No, you can’t go to the park

My exercise:

can I ask you something?
can He come today here?
can you give him a gift for his birthday?

Yes, You can ask me anything
Yes, He can come today
Yes, I can give him a gift

No, You can´t ask me, maybe later
No, He can´t come today
No, I can´t give him a gift

Asking for permission:

  1. ¿Can I go watch a movie on Netflix, please?
  2. ¿Can you do that?
  3. ¿May we drink a bit of water?

Giving Permission:

  1. Yes, You can watch a movie on Netflix.
  2. Of course, I can do that.
  3. Sure, They may drink a bit of water.

Denying Permission:

  1. You can’t watch a movie on Netflix.
  2. No, I can’t do that.
  3. They may not drink a bit of water, sorry.

Dad, **Can **I go to the movies with my friends?
Teacher, **Can **I go to the class of my sister? She is ill.
Yes son. You **can **go with your friends, but, only two hours right?
Son, You **can’t **set off all this year, because that virus.

Can I go to the party?
Yes, you can go the party.

Can she eat chocolate every day?
No, she can´t eat chocolate, because she will get sick.

Can he play video games all week?
Yes, he can play video games all week, he has vacations

Can you go to the gym tomorrow?
Yes, I can go to the gym tomorrow morning
Can you send the agreement tonight?
No, I can’t send the agreement because the lawyer has to review

  • can i eat this?
  • Yes, you can eat that, but don’t drink this.
  • Why i can’t drink that?
  • Because you can’t.

Asking for Permission

  • Can I go to the party?
  • Can she watch the movie?
  • Can he play tennis?

Giving Permission

  • Yes, You can go to the party
  • Yes, She can watch the movie
  • Yes, He can play tennis

Denying Permission

  • No, You can´t go to the party
  • No, She can´t watch the movie
  • No, He can´t play tennis

Ask:
Can I go to the house of my sister today, please?
Can she help with cooking Thursday?
Giving:
Yes, you can go swim Friday.
Ok, They can sleep after
At 12:00 pm
Deny:
You can’t go using my jacket.
They can’t sleep together at night.

Asking for permission
Can I play basketball?
Can we go to the movie theater?
Can She study English with you?
Giving permission
Yes, you can play…
Yes, you can go to the movie theater.
Yes, she can study with me.
Denying permission
No, you can’t play.
No, you can’t go to the movie theater.
No, she can’t study with me.

Asking for permission:

  • Can I go to the cinema with you today?

  • Can you play the guitar?

Giving permission:

  • Yes, you can go to the cinema with me.

  • I can play the guitar.

Denying permission:

  • You can´t go to the cinema.

  • I can´t play the guitar, sorry!

Ask

  • Can I go to the park with my cousin?
  • Can you give me the pencil, please?

Deny

  • You can’t go to the party
  • We can’t enter to the building

Give

  • You can go to the home of Dylan
  • Yes, we can go to the cinema

Can you give money please ?
Yes I can give money
No I can’t give money
Can you run fast ?
Yes I can run fast
Not I can’t run fast

These are my exercise

  • Two examples to give permission:

You can go to eat my chocolate bar.
She can go to the cinema with me.

  • Two examples to ask for permission:

Can I make dinner at night?
Can I go to the supermarket in the morning?

  • Two examples to deny permission.

You can’t buy this food.
She can’t do her homework.

Can I eat a hamburger today?
Can they go out early tomorrow?
You can eat a hamburger today.
They can go out early tomorrow.
You can’t eat a hamburger today, you are a diet.
They can’t go out early tomorrow, but the Friday they can.

Asking for permission

  • Can I play the guitar today?
  • Can I eat with you?
  • Can she dance?

Giving permission

  • Yes, you can play the guitar.
  • Yes, you can eat with me.
  • Yes, she can dance.

Denying permission

  • No, you can’t play the guitar.
  • No, you can’t eat with me.
  • No, she can’t dance

Can I ask you a question?
Yes, You can ask a question
No, You can’t ask a question for the moment
Can I suscribe to Platzi Master?
Yes, You can
No, you can’t suscribe to Platzi Master

  1. Asking for permission:
    • Can we do anything about climate change?
    • Can you let me draw in peace?
    • Can he sing at my wedding?
  2. Giving permission:
    • Yes, there’re a lot of things we can do to prevent climate change.
    • Yes, I can let you draw in peace.
    • Yes, it’ll be a pleasure for him.
  3. Denying permission:
    • Unfortunately we can’t, there’s nothing we can do.
    • No, I can’t. You need to wake up early.
    • I have bad news for you. He can’t, he’s travelling abroad next month.

Ask
Can you go to the party?
Can she leave now?
Accept
Yes, you can go to the party.
Yes, she can leave now.
Deny
No, you can’t go to the party.
No, she can’t leave now.

Ask

  • Can I buy a chocolate?
  • Can we go to Disney?

Give

  • Yes, you can buy some chocolates.
  • Yes, They can have dinner at our restaurant.

Deny

  • No, You can’t eat pasta today.
  • You can’t play the guitar now.