Meaning of ABILITY in English
BAD : These machines are destroying our ability of thinking.
GOOD : These machines are destroying our ability to think.
ability to do sth (NOT of doing): 'Nobody doubts his ability to get the job done quickly.' 'We need someone with the ability to work under intense pressure.'
BAD : I want to improve my ability of reading.
GOOD : I want to improve my reading ability.
reading/writing/teaching/acting ability: 'Her acting ability was recognized at a very early age.'
BAD : I want to improve my ability of English.
GOOD : I want to improve my ability in English.
ability in a language or subject: 'Sarah has demonstrated considerable ability in both maths and chemistry.'
Longman Common Errors English vocabulary. Английский словарь распространенных ошибок Longman. 2012