Pengertian Can dan Contoh kalimatnya dalam Berbagai Bentuk Lengkap

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www.sekolahbahasainggris.com –Rekan SBI, ada yang tahu apa itu “can”?
Nah dalam artikel kali ini kita akan membahas tentang can.

“Can” adalah salah satu modal Verbs yang paling umum digunakan dalam bahasa Inggris. “Can” dapat digunakan untuk mengekspresikan kemampuan atau kesempatan, permintaan atau penawaran izin, dan untuk menunjukkan kemungkinan atau ketidakmungkinan.

contoh:

  • I can ride a horse. kemampuan
  • We can stay with my doughter when we are in Bandung. kesempatan
  • She cannot stay out after 9 PM. izin
  • Can you hand me the stapler? permintaan
  • Any child can grow up to be president. Kemungkinan

Pengertian Can dan Contoh kalimatnya dalam Berbagai Bentuk Lengkap

penggunaan “Can” dalam Bentuk Present, Bentuk Past, dan Bentuk Future

Kebanyakan modal verbs berperilaku tidak teratur dalam bentuk Past dan Future. Perhatikan tabel di bawah ini untuk belajar bagaimana “can” berperilaku dalam konteks yang berbeda.

Cara Baca 1 = Present   2 = Past   3 = Future

Modal

Bentuk Positif Bentuk Negatif

Juga dapat menggunakan

can general ability 1. She can speak Javanese.2. SHIFT TO “COULD”She could speak Javanese when she was a kid.

3. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”

She will be able to speak Javanese by the time I finish my study.

 

1. She can’t speak Balinese.2. SHIFT TO “COULD”She couldn’t speak Balinese.

3. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”

She won’t be able to speak Balinese.

be able to
can ability during a specific event 1. With a burst of adrenaline, the man can pick up stones.2. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”With a sudden burst of adrenaline, the man was able to lift the stone off the child’s arm.

3. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”

With a sudden burst of adrenaline, the man will be able to lift the stone.

1. Even with a burst of adrenaline, the man can’t pick up something that heavy.be able to2. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”

Even two big guys, wasn’t able to lift the stone off the child’s arm.

3. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”

Even three big guys working together won’t be able to lift the stone.

 

be able to
can opportunity 1. He have some free time. He can help her now.2. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”He had some free time yesterday. He was able to help her at that time.

3. He’ll have some free time tomorrow. He can help her then.

 

1. He don’t have any time. He can’t help her now.2. SHIFT TO “BE ABLE TO”He didn’t have time yesterday. He wasn’t able to help her at that time.

3. He won’t have any time later. He can’t help her then.

be able to
can permission 1. Randi can drive Sinta’s bike when she is out of town.2. SHIFT TO “BE ALLOWED TO “Randi was allowed to drive Sinta’s bike while she was out of town last month.

3. Randi can drive Sinta’s bike while she is out of town next month.

 

1. Randi can’t drive Sinta’s bike when she is out of town.2. SHIFT TO “BE ALLOWED TO “Randi wasn’t allowed to drive Sinta’s bike while she was out of town last month.

3. Randi can’t drive Sinta’s bike while she is out of town next month.

may
can request Can I have a cup coffee?Requests usually refer to the near future.  Can’t I have a cup of coffee?Requests usually refer to the near future. May, could
can possibility, impossibility Everyone can become rich if they know how to be rich.Doing something new can be a challenge.This use is usually a generalization or a supposition.

 

It can’t cost more than a rupiah or two.Santi can’t be 60! I thought she were about 30 years old.This use is usually a generalization or a supposition. could

Setelah Membaca Penjelasan mengenai [enggunaan “CAN” yuk kita lanjut lagi ke penjelasan tentang “COULD” dalam artikel berikutnya.

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