Used to & would

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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
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tape measure = krojacki metar
MATCHING TASK
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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.
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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)
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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
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