Can and Be Able To Worksheet

Put the correct form of either "can" or "be able to" for each sentence. Only use "be able to" if absolutely necessary!


1. I haven't concentrate recently at work. I don't know what it is.

2. My brother cook very well. He is a chef in a French restaurant.

3. When he was only 2, my friend Lee speak quite well.

4. I have to go to a business dinner tomorrow night so I (not) come to the party. I'm very sorry.

5. Kevin lived in Italy for six years, so he must speak Italian quite well. He will help you with your homework.

6. This telephone is terrible. I (not) hear you at all.

7. When the car drove into the lake, one of the passengers (not) open the door and had to be rescued.

8. Despite the arrival of the storm, they finish the football match.

9. When I was very young, I used to touch my toes, but I can't now!!

10. The house was totally empty all day yesterday and I finish that book I was reading.

11. My mother tells me that her grandfather was one of the best musicians of his time in the city and play the piano like a professional.

12. I hope to speak English very well after this course finishes.

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