In today's post, I'm gonna give you some exercises, so you can pratise what we learned in the previous post. You remember it, right?
Na aula de hoje, irei postar alguns exercícios para treinar o que aprendemos na aula passada. Você se lembra, né?
1. Complete these sentences with can or can't:
a) Mark _____ play badminton fairly well, but his brother _____ play at all.
b) Marathon runners _____ normally run fast, but they _____ run for a very long time.
c) Most people _____ ride a bike but they _____ play golf.
d) You _____ play soccer in the rain, but you ____ play tennis.
e) Everybody _____ do it.
f) I _____ read this book because I forgot my glasses.
2. Use can, can't, could or couldn't:
a) Garrincha _____ dribble better than anybody.
b) Volleyball players _____ normally jump very high.
c) Until 1968, men _____ run 100 meters in less than ten seconds. Then Jim Hines broke the world record to 9.9 seconds.
d) Women still _____ run 100 meters in less than ten seconds. The world record of 10.49 seconds belongs to Florence Griffith Joyner.
e) I _____ talk very fast, but my mother _____.
f) When I was child, I _____ swim at all, but now I _____.
a) can/ can't
b) can/ can't
c) can/ can't
d) can/ can't
e) can or can't/ can or can't
f) couldn't/ can
Now, one question
Agora, uma pergunta:
I can talk very fast. I can't talk very fast.
"In oral language, the /t/ sound in the contraction can't is rarely noticed. So how do we know if the sentence is negative or affirmative?"
"Na linguagem oral, o som /t/ na contração can't raramente é percebido. Então, como sabemos se a frase é negativa ou afirmativa?"
Globetrekker, pg. 31, Marcelo Baccarin Costa
Pesquisem sobre isso, por favor.
Search about it, please.
Por hoje é só...
That's all for today...