Listen and repeat

I can walk and
I can talk.

I can't fly and
I can't cry.

Can you sing
and can you dance?

I can clap my hands!


The verb can is a helping verb.
Use can to talk about people's ability to do things.
People often use can when they are asking for permission to do something. For example:
Can I use your pen? Yes, here it is.

When you put not after can, you write it as one word: cannot
Learn these contractions: cannot = can't