Element USE: PERMISSION
SuperCat MODALITY
SubCat could
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use 'could I' to seek permission.
Corrected Learner Example I am in the basketball team of my school and tomorrow there is an important game. Could I take the class that I will miss on Saturday? (Spanish - Latin American, B1 THRESHOLD, Pass, 2006)

?my mother went to the shop and bought the game. She said: "David, I have got something for you" ? I said, ?Could I play with it now, please?? (Spanish - European, B1 THRESHOLD, Pass, 2010)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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