In the past
I didn’t use to like tests . I don’t worry about tests . We used to play every We study all the time. day after school. We have to take the bus to school. We used towalk to school. I love gym. I used to hate gym .
In the past I used to have dinner at half past five in the evening. And then I used to go out to have a walk. I used to have a lot of time to relax myself. But now I have dinner at half past six. And then I have a lot of housework to do. So I can only go out to have a walk to relax myself at most once a week.
1. Do you have much time these days? Did you use to have much time when you were young?
2. What did you use to do before you went to high school? Talk about your whole day?
3a Read the story about Rose Tang’s problems and then complete the chart. My biggest problem My biggest problem is that I’m too busy. When I was young, I used to have so much time, but these days I get up early and stay in school all day. Then I go right home and eat dinner. Before I started high school, I used to spend a lot of time playing games with my friends, but I just don’t have the time anymore. In the evening, I used to watch TV or chat with my grandmother, but now I have to study. I love music, and my father used to take me to concerts. These days, I hardly ever have time for concerts. I do my homework and go to bed. I really miss the old days. so much +不可数名词 right adv. 直接地 chat…with 与…闲聊 so many +可数名词 hardly ever (= almost never) 几乎从不
1.What is Rose Tang’s biggest problem? 2.What did she use to do before she started high school? 3.What did she use to do in the evening? 4. Did she use to go to concerts with her father? 5. Does she still have time for concerts? 6. What does she usually do now?
1.What is Rose Tang’s biggest
problem? Her biggest problem is that she is too busy.
2.What did she use to do before she
started high school? She used to spend a lot of time playing games with friends.
3.What did she use to do in the
evening? She used to watch TV or chat with her grandmother. 4. Did she use to go to concerts with her father? Yes, she did.
5. Does she still have time for concerts? No, she didn’t. 6. What does she usually do now? She hardly ever has time for concerts now. She usually studies and does her homework.
used to …
get up early, stay in so much time school all day, go right home, eat dinner
play games watch TV, chat have no time anymore have to, study
go to concerts,
hardly ever time, do homework, go to bed
Rose Tang then had so much time.
Rose Tang now
gets up early and stays in school all day. spent a lot of time playing no time for playing games. games with friends. has to study. watched TV or chat with no time for concerts. her grandmother.
went to concerts with her father. does homework and goes to bed.
My biggest problem is that I'm too busy. 表语从句
再… 和…聊天 怀念过去的日子 带我参加音乐会
go right home
spend time in doing sth.
miss the old days
take me to concerts
My biggest problem is that I’m too busy ______. When I was young, I used to have ___ much time, but so ____ early these days I get up _____ and stay in school all day. Then I go right home and eat dinner. Before started I _______ high school, I used to playing games _____ a lot of time _____ _____ spend with my friends, but I just don’t have the time _________. anymore
watch ___ In the evening, I used to _____ TV chat or _____ with my grandmother, but music study now I have to ______. I love _____, and my father used to ______ me to take _______. These ____, I _____ ever concerts days hardly concerts have time for _______. I do my homework ________ and go to bed. I really ______ the old days. miss
3b Complete this letter. Use the information from the chart in activity 2b.
How I’ve change! My life has changed a lot in the last few years. My daily life is different and I used to like different things when I was a child. For example, I didn’t use to like tests. Now I don’t mind them. Iused to hate gym . Now it’s my favorite class. I used to play every day after school . Now, I study all the time . I used to walk to
school. Now, I take a bus to school .
4a What did your parents use to do when they were children? How is it different from what you do? Talk to your partners and fill in the chart.
I… books music sports food favorite subject at school favorite things My parents used to…
I like reading comics.
Fill in each blank with the correct word given. Change the form of the word if necessary. miss be afraid of used to have to
1. I am afraid of the sea. I don’t know how to swim. 2. Don’t worry about things so much. It will make you
3. Sorry, I can’ t join you. I have to study for a test.
4. I really
my friend Tina. She moved to
another town. 5. I used to have short hair but now I grow it long.
Yu Mei is my classmate. Look at her pictures and write down about her.
2 Look at the pictures and write about Yu Mei.
She used to be short. Now she is tall.
She used to have long hair. Now she has short hair.
She used to play football. Now she likes playing tennis.
She used to be alone. Now she has many friends.
Now use the sentences you describe Yu Mei to complete a short
passage about Yu Mei.
used to … - I used to be really quiet. - You used to have long hair.
- Did you use to have straight hair? - Yes, I did. - Did you use to play the piano. - No, I didn’t.