Can/ Can’t games, worksheets, stories and songs

About 50 can for ability pdfs and other teaching ideas. If you find anything useful here, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 19 January 2018

Articles on teaching can/ can’t

How to teach can/ can’t for ability (general guide – see articles below for game ideas)

The most useful can/ can’t classroom activities

TPR activities for can/ can’t for ability

9 fun activities for can/ can’t for ability

Photocopiable can/ can’t classroom activities

Present and past ability sentence completion games (bluffing, things in common and guessing game) – NEW

Can and can’t coin games (make me say yes, bluffing games, things in common, etc)

Can and can’t miming coin game

Can/ Can’t and prepositions of position TPR dice game

Present and past ability bluff

Can Can’t sports mimes lower level version

Country guessing You can game

Can/ Can’t match the person to the sport – polished up December 2014

Can/ Can’t sports mimes – higher level version – polished up December 2014

Can/ Can’t skills questionnaires

Write the most difficult questionnaire in the world!

Can/ Can’t text jigsaw

Can/ Can’t stories

Pets at the Animal Shelter  (on LearnEnglishKids)

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle (link to read through on YouTube – NEW LINK, and see below for the song)

Can/ Can’t songs

Can a flea climb a tree?  (on LearnEnglishKids)

I can run song (ditto)

From Head to Toe song (based on the Eric Carle book, with lots of good actions)

Anything you can do I can do better (you could then get the students to make up their own verses challenging each other)

Related pages

Requests page

Functional language main page

Modal verbs main page

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3 Responses to Can/ Can’t games, worksheets, stories and songs

  1. pegah says:

    Thanksss a million 🙂

  2. Onur says:

    These works are wonderful! So much thanks!

  3. Abuzettin Kıllıbacak says:

    Thank you very much

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