Used to +verb (no ending) *Do you remember these sentences? Omerused to be a farmer but he is retired now. Omer used to look afterhis father’s sheep. His mother used to makeremedies.
We use used to when something happened quite a long time in the past either:a- for quite a long time. or:b- for again and again. * * *
Application. Change these sentences. Use (used to). 1-Every one listened to stories. Every one used to listen to stories. 2-We lived in a traditional house. We used to live in a traditional house.
3-A well supplied the hole village. A well used to supply the hole village. 4-I travelled on camels and horses as a boy. I used to travel on camels and horses as a boy. 5-It was a desert in Omer’s youth. It used to be a desert in Omer’s youth.
We don’t use (used to) in a question or a negative. We use the past tense only. We used to stay in hotels on the vacation. Where did you stay? Did you stay at home? No, we didn’t stay at home.
Practice this conversation A-”Ahmed used to eata lot when he was younger.” B- ”What did he eat? Did he eat good food? A-”No, he didn’t eat good food. He used to eatjunk food. 2 3 1 a-read a-play a-travel b-books b-football b-to Europe a-newspaper a-to America a-tennis
*Write these sentence with used to if possible. 1- Omer was a farmer but he is retired now. Evaluation Omer used to be a farmer but he is retired now. 2-As a youth, Omer often observed his father. As a youth, Omer oftenused toobserve his father. 3- Omer’s mother fetched water from a well. Omer’s motherused tofetch water from a well.
4- Omer retired last year. Omer retired last year. 5- Omer was here on Monday. Omer was here on Monday.