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Exercise 16. Complete the sentences with the correct form of used to and the verb in brackets.

1. I ...didn't use to watch... (not/watch) the news, but now I watch it every day.

2. My aunt … (drink) a lot of coffee, but now she prefers to drink tea.

3. We … (live) in a flat, but we live in a big house now.

4. … (you/go) to school on foot?

5. We … (not/like) each other, but now we're good friends.

6. I … (not/eat) vegetables. Now I eat them every day.

7. My sister … (play) the piano, but now she doesn't.

8. They … (spend) their weekends in the countryside. They don't any more.

Exercise 17. Complete the sentences with the correct form of to use, used to, to be / get / become used to.

1. When he was at university, Tom ... to spend every morning studying in the library.

2. ... to the humidity was the most difficult thing about living in Singapore.

3. Employees can be dismissed for not ... the safety equipment provided.

4. "It takes a bit of … to," said our instructor as he stepped over the edge.

5. Not … to such tough questioning, the Minister began to look nervous.

6. You have already ... up your petty cash allowance for this year.

7. "I'll never … to these controls," said Martin.

8. Until I read that article, I hadn't thought of ... plastic bottles to protect my young plants from slugs and snails.

9. Did Mary ... to work at Tesco's?

10. Before his retirement, Bernard ... to a much higher standard of living.

Exercise 18. Fill in: be/get used to, used to, would in the appropriate form.

1 I..... go ice-skating a lot, but I hardly have the time any more.

2 He doesn't go swimming anymore but he ........ .

3 Spoilt children …. getting their own way.

4 I must ..... the new working conditions quickly.

5 He couldn't …… the fact that he had lost his job.

6 As a child, she ....... ride her bike for hours.

7 You will ….. the weather conditions after a few months.

8 It took me a while to ....... the noise in my new flat.

9 They……. live in the country some years ago.

10 While staying at our grandparents' cottage we ........ get up early and go for a long walk before having breakfast.

Exercise 19. Complete the article. Use one word in each gap.

Before the accident, I (0) ...used … to be very sporty. I used (1) … play tennis, swim, go running and go dancing. Every day I (2) … come home from school and then go out and run or go swimming.

Now, after the accident, I can walk, but only with difficulty. I had to learn to walk again, really. I found it extremely frustrating and I (3) … to get very angry and upset. But then I started learning to ride and things began to change. As a child, I was scared of horses and I (4) … refuse to go near them, but I (5) … used to them now. I really love them. Riding has given me more confidence.

I'm getting (6) … to my body and the way I look, and I feel happy. I didn't use (7) … go out with my friends because I didn't want people to look at me, but I don't mind now. I've (8) … used to people looking and I just ignore it now. There are more important things to think about.


Laboratory Work 1

1. Listen and fill in. Then t ake the roles of an Oompa-Loompa and a parent. Use the song to act out your dialogue. Record yourselves.

The Oompa Loompa Song ‘All right!’ you’ll cry. ‘All right!’ you’ll say. ‘But if we take the set away. What shall 0) we do to entertain Our darling children? Please explain!’ We’ll answer 1) ………… by asking you. ‘What used the darling ones to 2) ……… ? How used they keep themselves contented. 3) ……… this monster was invented?’ Have you forgotten? Don’t you 4) ……… ? We’ll say it very loud and slow: THEY USED TO READ! They’d READ and READ, And READ and READ, and then proceed To READ and READ and READ some more. Books cluttered up the nursery floor! And in the bedroom, by the bed, More books were waiting to be read! Oh, books, what books they used to know. These children living long 5) ……… So please, oh, please, we beg, we pray, Go through your TV set away, And in its place you can install A lovely bookshelf on the wall!
0 0. A we 1 1. A the 2 2. A have 3 3. A after 4 4. A know 5 5. A before B us B these B do B before B knew B until C our C this C be C while C knows C ago



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