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Posted by alby241992 (U15523189) on Thursday, 14th February 2013
I'm attending an English course (level B1).
I understand perfectly that I can use 'can' only in the present and 'could' only in the past. In other tenses (present/past perfect, future...) I must use 'be able to' (e.g. have/had been able to, will be able to...)
Is there anyone that can explain me clearly the difference between 'can'/'could' and 'be/was/were able to' in the present and in the past?
Thanks in advice.
Posted by Hattie (U14841294) on Thursday, 14th February 2013
Repeated post. Responded at www.bbc.co.uk/dna/mb...