USED TO AND WOULD Aims: to learn how to talk about habits in the past GROUCHO MARX One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know. KEY WORDS turn of the century = kraj veka crowded flat = stan pun ljudi poor relations = siromasni rodjaci tailor = krojac pocket money = dzeparac variety shows = varijete candy = slatkis tape measure = krojacki metar MATCHING TASK 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. save money walk around stay out of trouble feel terrible toss a coin measure someone USED TO AND WOULD We use used to and would to talk about things that happened regularly in the past but no longer happen now. She used to live in London when she was a girl. They would walk around with one trouser leg shorter than the other. WOULD Form: He would go fishing every weekend. Would he go fishing every weekend? He wouldn’t go fishing every weekend. Use: We use would only to talk about activities. USED TO Form: He used to go fishing. Did he use to go fishing? He didn’t use to go fishing. Use: We use used to to talk about activities and states. He used to go fishing every weekend. (activity) He used to be very shy when he was at school. (state) P. 21, EX. 8 1. used to live he used to spend / would spend used to be didn’t use to give / wouldn’t give used to teach / would teach used to watch / would watch didn’t use to like use to accept / would accept 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.