Choose the best answer for each of the following gaps.
I _______ speak Arabic fluently when I was a child and we lived in Morocco. But after we moved back to Canada, I had very little exposure to the language and forgot almost everything I knew as a child. Now, I _______ just say a few things in the language.
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Correct answer: A
I could speak Arabic fluently when I was a child…. Now, I can just say a few things in the language. → We use can to talk about ability to do something.