Lesson 15 - Exercise 7 - Can you cook? - Can in the Past and Future

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Grammar Note - The Present, Past and Future of Modal Verb CAN
The Present
The Past
The Future
Anne can bake. = Anne is able to bake.

Can or be able to = an ability or possibility
Anne could bake.=Anne was able to bake.

Could is the past of can. It means the same as was (or were) able to do something.
Anne will be able to bake.

Note: Never say "will can"!

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Vocabulary note: cook and bake
Anne says her best dish is "chocolate chip cookies". But to be exact we do not "cook" cookies. We bake cookies.

verb: to prepare food for eating by applying heat.
verb: to cook in an oven
esl cooking Bake
This is an oven.

We all make mistakes: Notice that Graham makes a mistake when he says "Oh, steak and chips is very good". What's the mistake? Watch again.

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