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Used to


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A set of basic explanations and examples on how to talk about past habits in English

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Used to

  1. 1. Used to<br />Expressing habits and situations in the past<br />Photo by Auntie P<br />
  2. 2. Look at Arnold Schwarzenegger<br />20 years ago<br />Today<br /><br /><br />He used to be an actor<br />He isa politician<br />
  3. 3. Now do the same for Luis Aragonés<br />40 years ago<br />Today<br />EFE<br /><br />He used to be a footballer<br />He isa coach<br />
  4. 4. Grammar rules<br />MEANING<br />ONLY PAST<br />QUEST. & NEG. <br />
  5. 5. More examples<br />There used to be a castle on that hill.<br />My grandpa used to tell me tales before going to bed.<br />He used to have a nice girlfriend at high-school.<br />She used to have long curly hair, but she cut it some time ago.<br />I used to live in a small village, but now I live in a big town.<br />
  6. 6. Now it’s your turn!<br />Think of things you used to do when you were younger.<br />Notice the pronunciation of used to:<br />/ju:stə/<br />
  7. 7. Isabel de la Cruz<br />