GE|Adults|Beginner|15. I can do it!

Warm-up

1.1 Match the pictures with the phrases.

Grammar

1.1 Do you know what these signs mean? Match the signs with the words.


2.1 Alexandra goes to the driving school. Read and listen to her. Match the photos with the paragraphs.

I go to the driving school 3 times a week…

I go to the driving school 3 times a week. I need to pass the theory exam, but it’s very difficult. And I’m afraid I can’t pass it because I can’t answer the questions.

Then I have practical lessons. My instructor teaches me how to drive a car.

Alexandra: Can I book some driving lessons, please?
Instructor: Yes, you can. When can we start?
Alexandra: On Wednesday? Can we begin at 9 o’clock?
Instructor: No, I can’t, but we can meet at 10.
Alexandra: OK. See you on Wednesday at 10.

My practical test is today. I’m nervous.

Examiner: Good morning, Mrs. Collins. Can you start the car, please?


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I go to the driving school 3 times a week. I need to pass the theory exam, but it's very difficult. And I'm afraid I can't pass it because I can't answer the questions. Correct

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Then I have the practical lessons. My instructor teaches me how to drive a car. Alexandra: Can I book some driving lessons, please? Instructor: Yes, you can. When can we start? Alexandra: On Wednesday? Can we begin at 9 o'clock? Instructor: No, I can't, but we can meet at 10. Alexandra: OK. See you on Wednesday at 10. Correct

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My practical test is today. I'm nervous. Examiner: Good morning, Mrs. Collins. Can you start the car, please?

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I go to the driving school 3 times a week. I need to pass the theory exam, but it's very difficult. And I'm afraid I can't pass it because I can't answer the questions. Correct

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Then I have the practical lessons. My instructor teaches me how to drive a car. Alexandra: Can I book some driving lessons, please? Instructor: Yes, you can. When can we start? Alexandra: On Wednesday? Can we begin at 9 o'clock? Instructor: No, I can't, but we can meet at 10. Alexandra: OK. See you on Wednesday at 10. Correct

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My practical test is today. I'm nervous. Examiner: Good morning, Mrs. Collins. Can you start the car, please?

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I go to the driving school 3 times a week. I need to pass the theory exam, but it's very difficult. And I'm afraid I can't pass it because I can't answer the questions. Correct

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Then I have the practical lessons. My instructor teaches me how to drive a car. Alexandra: Can I book some driving lessons, please? Instructor: Yes, you can. When can we start? Alexandra: On Wednesday? Can we begin at 9 o'clock? Instructor: No, I can't, but we can meet at 10. Alexandra: OK. See you on Wednesday at 10. Correct

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My practical test is today. I'm nervous. Examiner: Good morning, Mrs. Collins. Can you start the car, please?

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2.2 Listen to Alexandra’s test. Did she pass?

Examiner: OK. Turn left. Left, not right.
Alexandra: Sorry!
Examiner: The traffic lights are green. OK. Can you park the car, please?
Alexandra: Can I park here?
Examiner: No, you can’t. Look, it’s not parking here. Park over there.
Alexandra: Sorry, I’m nervous.
Examiner: Well, Mrs. Collins, I’m sorry, you need more practice…

2.3 Listen to the paragraphs again and complete the sentences.

Examiner: OK. Turn left. Left, not right.
Alexandra: Sorry!
Examiner: The traffic lights are green. OK. Can you park the car, please?
Alexandra: Can I park here?
Examiner: No, you can’t. Look, it’s not parking here. Park over there.
Alexandra: Sorry, I’m nervous.
Examiner: Well, Mrs. Collins, I’m sorry, you need more practice…


Read the rules.

Can/ can’t.

We use the modal verb can:
1) to express permission and possibility.
Example: They can have lunch with their grandparents.
2) to talk about things you know how to do.
Example: I can play the piano.

Questions with ‘can’.

We should use the modal verb can instead of auxiliary verbs.
Example: Can I come in?
When can we start?

Pronunciation.

There is the difference in pronunciation in American English and British English:
American English: can [kən], can’t [kænt]
British English: can [kæn], can’t [kɑːnt]


3.1 Read and listen the examples with can.

(+):
I can drive a car.
He can park there.
They can go out.
I can swim well.

(-):
I can’t drive a car.
He can’t park there.
They can’t go out.
I can’t swim well.

(?):
​​​​​​​Can I come in?
– Yes, you can.
– No, you can’t.
Can you drive a car?
– Yes, you can.
– No, you can’t.


4.1 Complete the sentences. Use can/ can’t.

Example: I can ride a bike. I ride it every day.
A: Can you swim?
B: No, I can’t.


4.2 Complete the sentences with can/can’t with the given verbs.

Pronunciation

1.1 Listen and repeat the sounds and sentences. Copy the rhythm.

Can I drive here?

[æ]: Can I drive here? (3sec pause) Yes, you can. (2sec pause)
[a:]: No, you can’t. (2sec pause) You can’t drive a car here. (3sec pause)
[ə]: Where can I drive? (3sec pause) You can drive here. (3sec pause)

1.2 Listen to the sentences. Mark the sentence you hear.

1. She can drive fast.
2. You can’t have breakfast with John.
3. Alice can’t make dinner.
4. William can go to work by bus.


2.1 Listen and repeat the dialogue. Copy the rhythm.

Alexandra: Can I book some driving lessons, please?
Instructor: Yes, you can. When can we start?
Alexandra: On Wednesday? Can we begin at 9 o’clock?
Instructor: No, I can’t, but we can meet at 10.
Alexandra: OK. See you on Wednesday at 10.

Vocabulary

1.1 Look at the signs. Complete the sentences with can/ can’t and the words from the chart.


Speaking

1.1 You met a tourist in your town. Answer the tourists’ questions about your town.

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1. Where can I have a good meal?
2. Can I go to the beach in this town?
3. Where can I have a sleep with my dog?
4. Can I take photos in the museums?
5. Where can I see films in French?
6. Can I park here in the city centre?
7. Where can I go with kids?


1.2 You are a tourist in London. Ask the questions with the given words. Use can.

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Example: buy souvenirs
Can I buy souvenirs in London?/ Where can I buy souvenirs in London?

buy souvenirs
free wi-fi/ swim
go shopping
take photos
have a coffee
park
change money
mobile phone

Writing

1.1 Write five sentences. Think about what tourists can or can’t do in your town.

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Example: You can play football at the central stadium.

Homework / Домашнее задание

1.1 Complete the sentences with can/ can’t according to the pictures. Also use the verbs from the list. / Составь предложения с can/ can’t согласно картинке. Также используй глаголы из списка.

pay / use / park / change / have / drive



1.2 Use the verbs in the appropriate forms with can/can’t. / Используй глаголы в соответствующей форме вместе с can/can’t.

Example:
Mary (use the internet)?
Can Mary use the internet?


1.3 Listen and tick the words with the same sound. / Послушай аудио и отметь слова с похожим звуком.

Can’t…

Can’t, instructor, can, internet, have, park, car, exam, answer, start, pass, examiner, traffic, practical, newspaper.


1.4 Listen to the sentences. Repeat them and copy the rhythm. / Послушай предложения. Повтори их и скопируй ритм.

1. Can I come in?
2. Where can I have a good meal?
3. Sorry, I can’t.
4. Can I have a coffee?
5. Yes, you can.
6. No, you can’t.
7. You can use wi-fi here.
8. I can’t swim well.

1.5 Look at the photos and complete the phrases (without to). / Посмотри на фото и составь фразы (без to).


1.6 Read the text and match photos with the paragraphs. What do the words in bold mean? Use the dictionary. / Прочитай текст и сопоставь фото с абзацами. Что обозначают выделенные слова? Используй словарь.

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Top 4 places with no cars

Can you imagine people without cars? But there are places without cars in the world. They are real.

Mackinac Island, Michigan
This island is popular with the tourists in summer. You can see only bikes and horse carriages instead of cars.

Sark, United Kingdom
Sark is a small beautiful island. Tractors are the only transport here. You can ride a horse, cycle and walk.

Fes el-Bali, Morocco
Old Fes is a wonderful maze. You can go to the shops, restaurants on foot.

Giethoorn, Netherlands
This fantastic town has 180 bridges. You can travel by boat or on foot here.


1.7 Read the text again and mark the sentences T (true) or F (false). / Прочитай текст ещё раз и отметь предложения правда/ложь.


1.8 Listen to the dialogue and complete the sentences. / Послушай диалог и составь предложения.

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Hello

Martin: Hello.
Tour operator: Hello. Can I help you?
Martin: I want a Venice boat trip.
Tour operator: The boat trip costs 30$ for three hours on weekdays.
Martin: Can I visit the museum?
Tour operator: The museum is open at the weekend.
Martin: What souvenirs can I buy in Venice?
Tour operator: You can buy magnets at our office.
Martin: How much are magnets?
Tour operator: They cost 3$ for each.
Martin: Where can I have dinner?
Tour operator: You can eat in a restaurant or in a cafe.
Martin: Thank you.


1.9 Read the words and phrases. Learn them. / Прочитай слова и фразы. Выучи их.

driving school [‘draɪvɪŋ skuːl]
practical test [’præktɪkl test]
pass an exam [pɑːs ən ɪg’zæm]
start the car [stɑːt ðə kɑː]
motorway [’məutəweɪ]
traffic lights [’træfɪk laɪts]
Yes, of course. [jes əv kɔːs]


2.1 Click on the icon below and learn new words with Quizlet app. / Кликни по иконке ниже и учи новые слова в мобильном приложении Quizlet.


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Урок Homework Курс
  • Warm-up
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Homework
  1. GE|Adults|Beginner|1. Nice to meet you!
  2. GE|Adults|Beginner|2. Where are you from?
  3. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 1: Can you spell it?
  4. GE|Adults|Beginner|3. We're Americans
  5. GE|Adults|Beginner|4. What's your phone number?
  6. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 1-4
  7. GE|Adults|Beginner|5. What's in your bag?
  8. GE|Adults|Beginner|6. Souvenirs and prices
  9. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 2: How much is it?
  10. GE|Adults|Beginner|7. People and family
  11. GE|Adults|Beginner|8. Common adjectives
  12. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 5-8
  13. GE|Adults|Beginner|9. What do you have for breakfast?
  14. GE|Adults|Beginner|10. A long flight
  15. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 3: What's the time?
  16. GE|Adults|Beginner|11. What do you do?
  17. GE|Adults|Beginner|12. My typical day
  18. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 9-12
  19. GE|Adults|Beginner|13. Free time in our life
  20. GE|Adults|Beginner|14. Cinema
  21. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 4: How can I get there?
  22. GE|Adults|Beginner|15. I can do it!
  23. GE|Adults|Beginner|16. Do you like cycling?
  24. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 13-16
  25. GE|Adults|Beginner|17. What am I doing?
  26. GE|Adults|Beginner|18. The Secret Mission
  27. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 5: Would you like a cup of coffee?
  28. GE|Adults|Beginner|19. In a hotel
  29. GE|Adults|Beginner|20. Famous people
  30. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 6: Where am I?
  31. GE|Adults|Beginner|21. It was my dream
  32. GE|Adults|Beginner|22. One day
  33. GE|Adults|Beginner|23. I Rode A Camel!
  34. GE|Adults|Beginner|24. I'm going to Vatican
  35. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 17-24