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GRAMMAR RULES Modals of ability and possibility  ...

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    Modals of ability and possibility TEENS B2
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  • I COULD ride a bike when I was three years old! >>> COULD expresses...
    a general ability in the past
    an ability in a specific situation in the past
    an ability in the future
    a possibility in the past
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  • After failing my driver's exam five times, I eventually MANAGED TO pass it. >>> MANAGED TO + infinitive expresses
    a possibility in the future
    an ability in a specific situation in the past
    a definite ability in the future
    a general ability in the past
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  • Tom WAS ABLE TO convince the teacher not to give us a test that day. >>> In this sentence, WAS/WERE ABLE TO expresses...
    a possibility in the past
    an ability in a specific situation in the past
    a possibility in the future
    a general ability in the past
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  • She WAS ABLE TO speak French when she was only nine years old. >>> In this sentence, WAS/WERE ABLE TO expresses...
    a possibility in the past
    a possibility in the future
    a general ability in the past
    an ability in a specific situation in the past
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  • John MIGHT BE ABLE TO go to Mars some day. >>> In this sentence, MIGHT BE ABLE TO expresses...
    a general ability in the past
    a future disability
    a future ability or possibility which isn't certain.
    something which will never happen
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  • If I get a university degree, I WILL BE ABLE to get a good job. >>> In this sentence, WILL BE ABLE TO expresses...
    a future disability
    an intention
    a definite possibility or ability in the future.
    a definite ability in the present.
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