Can II たべられます、よめます

Can II たべられます、よめます

Potential form of Verbs.

Before starting this lesson, you may want to review the groups of the verbs.

Construction: The ~u Group (group 1 verbs)
arrow Verb Root + eru

書く kaku to write arrow kak (verb root) arrowkakeru able to write

漢字が書けますか?
kanji ga kakemasu ka?
Can you write kanji?

[NOTE: use が with the potential form]

Construction: The ~ru Group (group 2 verbs)
arrow Verb Root + rareru

食べる taberu to eat arrow tabe (verb root) arrow taberareru able to eat

ピーマンが食べられますか?
pi-man ga taberaremasu ka?