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Bài tập động từ khuyết thiếu Can, Could, be able to

Bài tập động từ khuyết thiếu Can, Could, be able to

Câu 1:

Complete the sentences using can or (be) able to. Use can if possible otherwise use (be) able to

1. Gary has travelled a lot. He can .... five languages.

2. I haven't ..... sleep very well recently.

3. Nicole .... drive, but she hasn't got a car.

4. I used to .... stand on my head, but I can't do it now.

5. I can't understand Martinn, I've never .... understand him.

6. I can't see you on Friday, but I .... meet you on Saturday morning.

7. Ask Cathernine about your problem. She might .... help you.

Đáp án:

1. speak

2. been able to

3. can

4. be able to

5. been able to

6. can

7. be able to

Câu 2:

Write sentences about yourself using the ideas in brackets

1. (something you used to be able to do)

I used ................

2. (something you used to be able to do)

I used ....................

3. (something you would like to be able to do)

I'd .......................

4. (something you have never been able to do)

I've ......................

Đáp án:

1. I used to be able to sing well.

2. I used to be able to run fast

3. I'd like to be able to play the piano

4. I've never been able to get up early

Câu 3:

Complete the sentences with can/can't/could/couldn't + the following:

come   eat   hear   run   sleep   wait

1. I'm afraid I can't come to your party next week.

2. When Tim was 16, he .... 100 metres in 11 seconds

3. "Are you in a hungry?" "No, I've got plenty of time, I ...."

4. I was feeling sick yesterday. I .... anything

5. Can you speak a little louder? I .... you very well.

6. "You look tired." "Yes, I .... last night."

Đáp án:

1. can't come

2. could run

3. can wait

4. couldn't eat

5. can't hear

6. couldn't sleep

Câu 4:

Comple the answers to the questions with was/were able to

1. A: Did everybody escape from the fire?

  B: Yes, although the fire spread quickly, everybody was able to escape.

2. A: Did you finish your work this afternoon?

    B: Yes, there was nobody to disturb me, so I .............

3. A: Did you have difficulty finding our house?

    B: Not really. Your directions were good and we .............

4. A: Did the thief get away?

   B: Yes. No-one realized what was happening and the thief .....

Đáp án:

1. was able to escape

2. was able to finish it

3. were able to find it

4. was able to get away

Câu 5:

Complete the sentences using could, couldn't or managed to

1. My grandfather travelled a lot. He could speak five languages.

2. I looked everywhere for the book but I couldn't find it

3. They didn't want to come with us at first but we managed to persuade them.

4. Laura had hurt her leg and .... walk very well.

5. Sue wasn't at home when I phoned but I .... contact her at her office.

6. I looked very carefully and I .... see somebody in the distance.

7. I wanted to buy some tomatoes. The first shop I went to didn't have any, but I .... get some in the next shop.

8. My grandmother loved music. She .... play the piano very well.

9. A girl fell into the river but fortunately we .... resue her.

10. I had forgotten to bring my camera so I .... take any photopraphs.

Đáp án:

1. could

2. couldn't

3. managed to

4. couldn't

5. managed to

6. could

7. managed to

8. could

9. managed to

10. couldn't