Difference between used to and would
Habits that you no longer have.
Subject + used to + verb in base form (affirmative)
Didn’t use to + verb in base forma (negative)Did + subject +use to +verb in base form (interrogative)
I used to play tennis when I was young. Would
About regular activities and events in the past but no situations.
Would + verb inbase form
I would always play soccer,
Causative verbs – name an action taken to cause someone else to do something.
LET, MAKE, HELP, HAVE, GET, WANT, ASK AND TELL.
- Let’s, make and have arefollowed by the object + infinitive without to
- Get, want, ask and tell are followed by the object + infinitive with to
- Help can be followed by both patterns, but usually followed by object +infinitive without to.
It seems like ………. Are used to express an opinion.
If you ask me …………….
Family vocabulary (look for the meaning)
brother elder/ older brother
granddaughter / son
grandfather / mother
son-in law, etc.
In English, there are two kinds of nouns:count nouns and non-count nouns. It is important to understand the difference between them, because they often use different articles, and non-count nouns usually have no plural. Here is a summary ofthe differences:
Type of noun Explanation Example
Count nouns Count nouns are things which can be counted. That means that there can be more than one of them. Also, when a count noun is singular andindefinite, the article “a/an” is often used with it. (The real meaning of “a” is “one”.) “There are two books on the table.”
“There is an elephant in my car.”
Non-count nouns Non-count nouns...