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Category: Modal verbs

Can, could or be able to?

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

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