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Chapter 2-Lesson 1 ~できます I can~


Chapter 2 Let’s study 5 very basic grammar part2

Lesson 1~できます I can~

You learn how to explain “ 〜できます=can〜” in Japanese.

 ✅ can V 〜: ①Verbことができます、you can also say ②Nounができます

 You can use this grammar when expresses ability,  such as driving, skiing, baseball, foreign language, and piano. When describing inability, the negative form of “できます”,  “できません”, is  used.

 Raj can speak Japanese. 

 ①ラジさんは    にほんごをはなすことが    できます。

 ②ラジさんは    にほんごが    できます

 Here is some examples.

 ★Let’s exercise

I can drive a car. 


Kurumawo untensuru kotogadekimasu


Kurumano unden ga dekimasu.

I can do cooking. 


Ryouri wo suru kotogadekimasu


Ryouri ga dekimasu.

I can swim.


Oyogu kotogadekimasu.

②すいえい ができます

Suiei ga dekimasu.

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