I used to be afraid of the dark. Section A (1a—1c)
Learn to describe the people’s appearance and personality . Learn to use “used to ” to describe what the people looked like and what the people did things in the past. By listening the tape to train the students’ listening skill.
Describe the people’s appearance:
Look at the picture, then describe the people’s appearance.
short This is Pan Changjiang. He is _____ short and he has ______ hair.
tall Yao Ming is ____ and has short hair. ____
straight long She has _______ ______ hair. She beautiful/beauty looks ______________ .
long curly She has ______ ______ hair. She beautiful/beauty looks ______________ ,too.
Describe the people’s personality:
Look at the picture, then describe the people’s personality.
outgoing She is ________ .
quiet She is ________ . shy She is ________ .
tall straight /curly hair beautiful/beauty black dirty hungry sad tired
outgoing funny angry careful happy hard-working strange noisy
Look at the photos and compare:
Yao Ming is tall now, but he was short in the past. So we can say:
Yao Ming used to be short.
She is outgoing now, but she was shy in the past. So we can say:
She used to be shy.
Jay Chou has long hair now. But he had short hair in the past. So we can say:
Jay Chou used to have
When we talk about the things that have changed, we can use "used to". e.g. Tom used to be short. Now he is tall. She used to have short hair. Now she has long hair. Mary used to like eating meat. Now she likes eating vegetables.
Bob is seeing some friends for the first time in four years. What did his friends use to look like? Listen to the record and fill in the chart .
glasses short 1. Mario used to be _____. He used to wear _____. tall short 2. Amy used to be _____ . She used to have _____ . hair red curly 3. Tina used to have _____ and _____ hair .
Look at the chart and make conversations in pairs.
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“used to”的肯定形式，疑问形式和否定形式： — I used to be afraid of the dark. —Did you use to be afraid of the dark? —Yes, I used to be afraid of the dark. —Did he use to be afraid of the dark? —No, he didn’t use to be afraid of the dark. 或 —Used you to be afraid of the dark? -- Yes, I used. / -- No, I usedn’t.
1. I used to be afraid of the dark. 我过去怕黑. “used to +动词原形”表过去的习惯或过去经常反复发生的 动作或状态(现在已经不再存在) 有一种形式,即过去式,用于所有人称.否定形式为used not to+do ,疑问形式为Used you to…? Used he to …? 例如: I used to be short . He used to like playing games.
但日常口语中常用助动词did,例如: You used to be short. Did you use to be short ? He used to play tennis. Did he use to play tennis?
2.You used to be quiet, didn’t you? 你以前很静的,是不是? 反意疑问句: 陈述句, 动词+主语? 肯定/否定 否定/肯定 练习: He is a student, _____ ______? He isn’t a student,______ _______? He likes basketball, ______ _______? They’ll go to Shiqi tomorrow, ___ ____? Your mother can’t swim ,____ _____? Tom has had his supper,____ _____? Li Ping is playing football,____ ____? He went to school yesterday, ___ ____?