Can you | we ? (QUESTION)

At A1 in the category of MODALITY, there are two points:

  1. affirmative question form.
  2.  ‘can’ to make a request.

and in the category of QUESTIONS:

a limited range of modal verbs + subject + main verb to form ‘yes/no’

*because these points clash with higher levels, the main difference to note is that all the examples from the English Grammar Profile for these points have the pronouns can + ‘you’ or ‘we’.

A search in iWeb corpus for:

. Can you|we * ?

1 . CAN YOU HELP ? 2403
2 . CAN YOU IMAGINE ? 593
3 . CAN YOU EXPLAIN ? 208
4 . CAN YOU RELATE ? 184
5 . CAN YOU ELABORATE ? 170
6 . CAN YOU TELL ? 145
7 . CAN YOU CLARIFY ? 127
8 . CAN YOU ADVISE ? 110
9 . CAN YOU CONFIRM ? 82
10 . CAN YOU GUESS ? 59
11 . CAN YOU ASSIST ? 47
12 . CAN YOU COMMENT ? 42
13 . CAN WE TALK ? 33
14 . CAN YOU SURVIVE ? 22
15 . CAN YOU SEE ? 20
16 . CAN YOU READ ? 17
17 . CAN YOU UNDERSTAND ? 16
18 . CAN YOU EVEN ? 15
19 . CAN WE GO ? 13