Italian Language Game: Potere - Present Tense

Italian Language Game: potere (can, be able) - present tense.
Level: Beginner (A1)
Playing Time:
3 1/2 minutes

Play this fun Italian Word Shoot game and learn the present-tense forms of the irregular verb "potere".
Then, with Word Invaders, put together an easy sentence with each.

Note that in Italian subject pronouns often dropped, except for emphasis or clarity.
But, with or without a pronoun, you always have to use the correct verb form.

Note also:
"you can" formal (singular): Lei può

Potere - can, be able

  • io posso - I can
  • tu puoi - you can (familiar)
  • lui, lei può - he, she can
  • noi possiamo - we can
  • voi potete - you-all can
  • loro possono - they can


  • pagare - to pay
  • prendere - to take
  • parlare - to speak
  • aiutare - to help

Always say the words OUT LOUD as you play the game. It's the best way to practice pronunciation.

If you want to play a game to review all three Modal Verbs together, click here: Volere. Dovere. Potere.

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Posted 17:23PM on June 04 2022 by Ulrike Rettig
Categories: Italian | Tags: Italian, Italian language game, Italian online language game, Potere