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October 27, 2009 used to
October 27, 2009 used to
Look at the pictures and answer the question:
Look at the pictures and answer the question:
Im 89 years old
Im 89 years old
Answer:
Answer:
Listening practice 1
Listening practice 1
Listening Practice 2
Listening Practice 2
Answers:
Answers:
When I was a child
When I was a child
Some examples:
Some examples:
Dont get confused between:
Dont get confused between:
Answers:
Answers:
Now make up the rule yourself:
Now make up the rule yourself:
Answers:
Answers:
To express the idea with a graph
To express the idea with a graph
Language Focus - Form:
Language Focus - Form:
Now its your turn
Now its your turn
Answers:
Answers:
Look at the pictures and use the prompts below to make sentences about
Look at the pictures and use the prompts below to make sentences about
Language Practice 1
Language Practice 1
Keys
Keys
Language Practice 2
Language Practice 2
Keys Did you see your grandchildren last summer
Keys Did you see your grandchildren last summer
Used to vs
Used to vs
Language analysis
Language analysis
Answers:
Answers:
Further reflection on language:
Further reflection on language:

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October 27, 2009 used to

October 27, 2009 used to.ppt
1 October 27, 2009 used to

October 27, 2009 used to

a way of talking about the past

2 Look at the pictures and answer the question:

Look at the pictures and answer the question:

What do the three old people have in common?

3 Im 89 years old

Im 89 years old

I used to do a lot of sport but I dont do any now. The most important thing for me is to feel good about life and laugh every day.

I cant believe it but Im 87! I used to smoke but I gave up when I was 55. I dont do much exercise, but I like to keep my brain active. I love chess.

Ill be 85 on my next birthday. The thing that keeps me young is dancing. I didnt use to do any physical exercise but now I dance every day.

4 Answer:

Answer:

They all talk about something that happened regularly or went on for a time in the past but that they dont do now/they no longer do. Picture 1: I used to do a lot of sport but I dont do any now. Picture 2: I didnt use to do any physical exercise but now I dance every day. Picture 3: I used to smoke but I gave up when I was 55.

5 Listening practice 1

Listening practice 1

Look at the photos of Melissa when she was at school and today. Listen to her talking about her school days. Then answer the question: Was she a rebel or a good girl at school?

6 Listening Practice 2

Listening Practice 2

Listen again, mark the sentences True (T) or False (F): Melissa is a teenager in the photo She used to write things on the walls She didnt like any of the subjects at school Her least favourite subject was PE (=Physical Education) The PE teacher made them try to do difficult things She used to break the rules about the school uniform She wanted to be a doctor Her parents wanted her to be a teacher

7 Answers:

Answers:

Melissa is a teenager in the photo T She used to write things on the walls F She didnt like any of the subjects at school F Her least favourite subject was PE (=Physical Education) T The PE teacher made them try to do difficult things T She used to break the rules about the school uniform T She wanted to be a doctor F Her parents wanted her to be a teacher F

8 When I was a child

When I was a child

I used to go to the seaside every summer

I no longer go to the seaside in the summer

PA S T

P R E S E N T

9 Some examples:

Some examples:

I used to live in the country (=once/a long time ago I lived in the country. Now I dont) Sam used to spend his summer holidays in Mexico (=now he doesnt) I used to smoke, but now Ive stopped. NOT: I was used to smoke Christine used to eat meat, but now shes a vegetarian. Sarah used to be fat, but now shes thin. Jerry used to study English, but he doesnt now.

10 Dont get confused between:

Dont get confused between:

I used to live in the country I am used to living in the country I got used to living in the country A question for you: whats the difference in meaning between these three sentences?

11 Answers:

Answers:

I used to live in the country = I no longer live in the country, I live in a big city now Im used to living in the country = living in the country is familiar and no longer strange I got used to living in the country = living in the country has become familiar/normal

12 Now make up the rule yourself:

Now make up the rule yourself:

Used to + inf. to talk about Be used to + ing. form to talk about Get used to + ing. form to talk about

13 Answers:

Answers:

Used to + Inf. TO TALK ABOUT PAST HABITS & STATES WHICH ARE NOW FINISHED. Used to CAN BE FOLLOWED BY BOTH STATE & ACTION VERBS Be used to + -ing. form TO TALK ABOUT PRESENT HABITS & STATES Get used to + -ing. form TO TALK ABOUT THINGS/STATES THAT ARE BECOMING NORMAL/FAMILIAR

14 To express the idea with a graph

To express the idea with a graph

Im used to driving to work. It takes me half an hour

PA S T

P R E S E N T

15 Language Focus - Form:

Language Focus - Form:

Pronunciation:

Subj.+ USED TO + _____

Subj.+ DIDNT +____ TO + ____

DID + Subj.+ ____ TO + ____?

Note the pronunciation /ju:st/ & /ju:s/ in these structures whereas the past of the verb to use is pronounced: /ju:zd/

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USED TO HAS NO PRESENT FORM!

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16 Now its your turn

Now its your turn

Form questions with these prompts: go/work/to/live/you/how/to/in/use/did/you/New York/when? be/driving/used/to/you/work/to?

17 Answers:

Answers:

How did you use to go to work when you lived in New York? Are you used to driving to work?

18 Look at the pictures and use the prompts below to make sentences about

Look at the pictures and use the prompts below to make sentences about

Thomas e.g. Thomas used to , now he. Then listen and check your answers.

20 years ago Do a lot of sport Have a lot of hair Be quite slim Not have a girlfriend Have a bicycle Not have much money

Now Not do any sport Not have much hair Be overweight Be married Have a car Get a good salary

19 Language Practice 1

Language Practice 1

Choose the correct form: Mike used to go / uses to go to football matches Used you to / Did you use to live in Hobson Street? Helen was playing / used to play with dolls when she was small This lake used to be / was used to be much bigger than it is now I didnt use to / I not used to like jazz, but Ive changed my mind Chris always used to meet / was always meeting his friends after school Phil gets up / uses to get up early every morning

20 Keys

Keys

Mike used to go to football matches Did you use to live in Hobson Street? Helen used to play with dolls when she was small This lake used to be much bigger than it is now I didnt use to like jazz, but Ive changed my mind Chris always used to meet his friends after school Phil gets up early every morning

21 Language Practice 2

Language Practice 2

Re-write the sentences with the necessary changes to the parts in bold when it is possible to use used to: Did you see your grandchildren last summer? When I lived in NY I went jogging in Central Park twice a week. Did Mrs. Springle dress smartly when she was the Minister of Education? My sister Renata didnt eat any kind of vegetables when she was a child. Now shes a vegetarian. Were your parents in Rome last May? Greenfall was a very quiet seaside resort once. Now it has become very crowded. Bob took me to the airport in his car when I left last week. For years our parents went on holiday to France. Now they go to Spain.

22 Keys Did you see your grandchildren last summer

Keys Did you see your grandchildren last summer

OK When I lived in NY I used to go jogging in Central Park twice a week. Did Mrs. Springle use to dress smartly when she was the Minister of Education? My sister Renata didnt use to eat any kind of vegetables when she was a child. Now shes a vegetarian. Were your parents in Rome last May? OK Greenfall used to be a very quiet seaside resort once. Now it has become very crowded. Bob took me to the airport in his car when I left last week. OK For years our parents used to go on holiday to France. Now they go to Spain.

23 Used to vs

Used to vs

Simple Past

Both Simple Past & used to can be used to describe past habits, events & states. However used to is preferred to emphasize repetition of actions/situations that are now finished.

24 Language analysis

Language analysis

Which of the following sentences describes: A single action in the past? Repeated actions/states in the past? Repeated actions/states in the present? We used to laugh a lot We usually have toast for tea I laughed when I saw him

25 Answers:

Answers:

1 - c 2 a 3 b

26 Further reflection on language:

Further reflection on language:

You can find explanations and further practice on used to in Working with Grammar Gold (Longman) Unit 20.6 - pages 397-398 You can find more info and examples on the following websites: http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/usedto/menu.php http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/usedto.html

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