Lesson 3

I could
We could
You could
You could
He/she/it could
They could


I couldn’t
We couldn’t
You couldn’t
You couldn’t
He couldn’t
They couldn’t


Could I?
Could we?
Could you?
Could you?
Could he?
Could they?


When we want to say can in the past, we use could. The verb could is a modal verb. Modal verbs are used with other verbs. For example, I could go. You could go. He could play. We don’t use to after could.


I told him that I could fly. The little prince said, “On that thing you couldn’t come from very far.

You can see more examples in the book The Little Prince.