13. I used to be popular


Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I used to love her.
  • She used to like hip hop.
  • We used to hang out in Itaewon.
  • He used to like cute girls.
  • They used to love each other.
  • I used to be depressed.
  • He used to be cute when he was little.
  • Jenna used to be cool before.
  • Did you use to exercise every day?
  • Did she use to come here every weekend?
  • I used to exercise every day.
  • I used to wake up late.
  • I used to work with Michael.
  • I used to be fat.
  • She used to cook for me.


Here are some grammar tips. 


Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
Depressed (adj) feeling sad
Skinny (adj) very thin or too thin
Selfish (adj) having or showing concern only for yourself and not for the needs or feelings of other people
Smell (n/v) the quality of a thing that you can sense with your nose
Envy (v) the feeling of wanting to have what someone else has
Yell (v) to say (something) very loudly especially because you are angry, surprised, or are trying to get someone’s attention
Wild (adj) living in nature without human control or care : not tame
hang out (v) to be or stay somewhere for a period of time without doing much
Cringe (v) to feel disgust or embarrassment and often to show this feeling by a movement of your face or body
Shrug (v) to raise and lower your shoulders usually to show that you do not know or care about something


Go over the following exercises with your tutor. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. every day / used / I / to / exercise / .
    2. used / we / drink / to / every night / .
    3. used / be / to / they / funny / .
    4. skinny / she / to / used / be / .
    5. you / did / used / study / to / English / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I just to fat.
    2. I used to being lazy.
    3. They use to be happy together.
    4. We are used to be friends.
    5. Did you used to drink coffee every morning?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What did you used to do as a little kid?
    2. What did your family used to do, but not do any more?
    3. What did your friends used to be like when you were in school?
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph (5-10 sentences).
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Describe yourself when you were a kid.
    3. What is something you do well?


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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