Can you make the tea, Sam?
Yes, of course I can, Penny.
Is any water in this kettle(水壶)?
Yes, there is.
Where’s the tea?
It’s over there, behind the teapot.
Can you see it?
I can see the teapot, but I can’t see the tea.
There it is!
It’s in front of you.
Ah yes, I can see it now.
Where are the cups?
There are some in the cupboard（碗橱）.
Can you find them?
Yes. Here they are.
Hurry up, Sam.
The kettle’s boiling.
1． Can you make the tea, Sam? 你会沏茶吗，萨姆？
make the tea,沏茶。句中can是英语中最常见的几个情态助动词之一，请参见本课 部分。
与in front of（在……前面）互为反义词。
3．The kettle's boiling!水开了!
这里的kettle =water in the kettle。用容器来指代容器内的东西是一种修辞格，叫借代（metonymy/i'mtnmi/）。
语法 Grammar in use
I can see some coffee on the table.
Can Sam read this book?
can的否定形式为can not, cannot或can't（省略式）：
I can't see any coffee.
He can't find the cups.
can / can't
I can make the tea.
I can't make the tea.
Can you make the tea?
Yes, I can.
No, I can't.
What must I do?
What can you do?
六、lesson 44 练习答案
1 I can see some spoons, but I can't see any knives.
2 I can see some hammers, but I can't see any boxes.
3 I can see some coffee, but I can't see any loaves of bread.
4 I can see some cupboards, but I can't see any shelves.
5 I can see Mr. Jones and Mr. Brown, but I can't see their wives.
6 I can see some cups, but I can't see any dishes.
7 I can see some cars, but I can't see any buses.
1 Is there any milk here?
Yes, there is. There's some in front of the door.
2 Is there any soap here?
Yes, there is. There's some on the cupboard.
3 Are there any newspapers here?
Yes, there are. There are some behind that vase.
4 Is there any water here?
Yes, there is. There's some in those glasses.
5 Is there any tea here?
Yes, there is. There's some in those cups.
6 Are there any cups here?
Yes, there are. There are some in front of that kettle.
7 Is there any chocolate here?
Yes, there is. There's some behind that book.
8 Are there any teapots here?
Yes, there are. There are some in that cupboard.
9 Are there any cars here?
Yes, there are. There are some in front of that building.
10 Is there any coffee here?
Yes, there is. There's some on the table.