Login

Category: Modal verbs

Can, could or be able to?

Put each verb in brackets into a suitable verb form with an appropriate modal verb.

Download printable version (pdf)

Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. You (borrow) my car. I'm not using it now.2. I'm so tired that I (sleep) for weeks.3. (you hear) me now?4. I (hear) his speech very well during yesterday's meeting.5. The bag was very heavy, but I (lift) it anyway.6. I'm sure she (pass) the exam tomorrow.7. I'm so tired. I won't (work).8. I'd like to (play) football as well as Mark.9. This place is so disgusting. I (not live) here.10. I (see) some rare species of animals when I was in Africa.11. When I was a child, I (not drive) a car.12. They wanted to rob us, but we (escape).13. I'm afraid I (not visit) you tomorrow. I'm going away.14. I (not lend) you so much money.15. Kate is very smart. She (speak) three languages.