The Past Perfect
Grammar
With Humor 17
Used to
Complete the jokes by using used to with one of the
following verbs:
be cha...
that was the difficult bit.
7 I ……………… into a werewolf once a month but I’m all
right nowooowoowooo!
8 Our cat …………. Tom. ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Grammar With Humor 17

382

Published on

A Humorous Lesson on the Grammatical use of "used to"

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
382
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
13
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Grammar With Humor 17

  1. 1. The Past Perfect Grammar With Humor 17 Used to Complete the jokes by using used to with one of the following verbs: be chase dive get know turn saw sit study take be called 1 And where did you learn to chop down trees, old man? > In the Sahara desert in Africa. But there aren’t any trees in the Sahara, the young man replied. > I know. But there ………………..! 2 Two magicians met at a party and started talking. > What happened to the girl you …………….. in half? Oh, she’s now living in New York and San Francisco. 3 I wonder what happened to that silly blonde girl Peter ………………….. > I dyed my hair! 4 In India when I was a young man in the army, I ………… wild elephants on horses. > Really? I never knew that elephants could ride horses. 5 I worked in a circus when I was in my twenties. > What did you do? I …………… into a bucket of water from a height of six meters. Then I broke my neck. > What happened? Did you miss the bucket? No. Some idiot had emptied the water out. 6 I learned to swim at an early age. When I was three my parents …………. me out to sea in a little boat and throw me into the water. > Wasn’t that a difficult way to learn to swim? Well, the swimming was easy – it was getting out of the sack
  2. 2. that was the difficult bit. 7 I ……………… into a werewolf once a month but I’m all right nowooowoowooo! 8 Our cat …………. Tom. Now it’s called Isabelle. > Why did you change its name? It had five kittens last week. 9 David, you ………………… very good marks in your class tests. I just don’t understand why you’re now at the bottom of the class. > It’s the teacher’s fault. What do you mean? > I …………….. next to the boy who is always top of the class but the teacher moved me to another seat and now I can’t copy from him! 10 I ………… French, German and Algebra at school. > Funny! I’ve never heard anybody speak Algebra. ANSWERS 1 used to be 2 used to saw 3 used to know 4 used to chase 5 used to dive 6 used to take 7 used to turn 8 used to be called 9 used to get, used to sit 10 used to study 8 driving. HUMOR PIC Reflection * One can lose one’s clear thinking or memory when there is stress, anxiety or fear. Train the mind to be steady, concentrated and mindful! * Do not let your feelings or emotions overwhelm you to the extent that you lose rational and wise thinking.

×