TIP OF THE WEEK

Can/Could/Be able to

Can: Expresses general ability in the present.

Could: Expresses general ability in the past.

Be able to: Expresses general ability in the past and present.

Examples:

I can play the guitar.

I could play the guitar when I was a child.

I’m able to play the guitar.

I was able to play the guitar when I was a child.