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Used To, Get Used To, and Be Used To

I USED TO STUDY ENGLISH EVERY DAY, BUT IT STILL TOOK A WHILE TO GET USED TO ALL THE RULES. NOW I’M USED TO ENGLISH GRAMMAR! Last time, I blogged about How to Teach “Used To” in 6 Easy Steps, and I mentioned that the expression used to can sometimes be confusing for students. Once you’ve taught them about used…

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How to Teach “Used To” in 6 Easy Steps

I USED TO UNDERSTAND THIS… Eventually, every English learner needs to master speaking, reading, and writing about the past.  I’ve previously offered advice on  comparing the simple past with the past progressive, But what about the short, common past expression used to? I’ve often found that my students make mistakes with this expression, especially in negative statements…

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