Complete the sentences. Fill in a form of 'be able to'.

An exercise for The English Classroom

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
1. Esther's arm hurts. She (kan niet) write very well.

2. You (zal kunnen) give up smoking, if you really want to.

3. David (kon) run the marathon when he was younger.

4. She (kon niet) speak about what had happened.

5. My father doesn't think he (zal kunnen) pick us up after the concert.

6. I have never (kunnen) understand why he refused that job.

7. Carla (kan) speak three languages.

8. I (zal niet kunnen) to come to the party tonight.

9. When I was young, I (kon) eat anything and not get fat.

10. We (konden niet) go sailing yesterday.