Complete the sentences with can or can’t.
- Please speak up a bit, so that I hear you.
- Where are my glasses? I find them.
- He feels sick this morning, so he go to school.
- I have broken my leg, so I play football with my friends.
- My father is afraid of the sea because he swim.
- It is very dark tonight, one see anything.
- In Germany, a lot of people speak English.
- you give me the butter, please?
- I am very sad, my best friend come to my birthday party.
- Her English isn’t very good, but I understand what she means.
- We have lost our key. What we do now?
- My grandma always takes the bus. She drive.
- I do this, it is too difficult.
- you tell me where the bus stop is, please?
Complete the text with can, could, be able to, may, allow, be allowed to or should. You might also need the negative forms of these modal auxiliaries. Be careful with the tenses.
- Last Friday, I to come to your party because my dad me to go out. Usually I to go out, but last Friday we had a long discussion about my marks. He thinks I stay out late if I don’t do my homework regularly. My mum and my dad think I get better marks if I go to bed after midnight. Do you think I will ever to decide anything on my own?
- Excuse me, you tell me how to get to the station? I have been studying this map for ten minutes, but it seems to me that I to read it correctly.
- At the moment, Mick to play tennis because he has broken his arm. The doctor says he to play until Christmas. But Mick loves sports, in fact he live without doing sports at least three times a week. So he goes jogging every weekend, although the doctor says he do that either.
- you speak louder, please?
- I help you?
- You to turn left here, you must turn right.
- “Hi Nick, to travel to the summer camp next July?” – “I’m not sure. My parents think I spend some time with them and my little sister. But maybe I to go on a trip with them first, and then join you in the camp.”
- Teacher: “You leave as soon as you have finished this.”
Use must, needn’t or mustn’t to translate the underlined parts of the sentences.
- Du musst nicht in die Schule gehen, wenn du krank bist.
- Du brauchst mir nicht zu helfen, ich komme allein zurecht.
- Du darfst nicht zu viel trinken, du bekommst sonst Bauchweh.
- Ihr braucht nicht zu bezahlen, ich lade euch ein.
- Du musst heute nicht früh ins Bett gehen.
Listen to the following track. Decide whether the statements are correct or wrong. Correct the wrong statements.
- Sue was in London last week.
- She went with her dad.
- Sue and her mum bought shirts and biscuits.
- They didn't have any time for sightseeing.
- They went to a museum.
- Suddenly they were hungry.
- They had something to eat in a snack bar in Hyde Park.
- The weather was horrible.
- They also wanted to buy a present for Sue's uncle.
- They travelled back home by train.