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EXERCISES (CORREO)

1) Complete the sentences with USED TO, BE USED TO or GET


USED TO.
a) Susy used to have (have) very long hair when she was a child.
( Susy costumava ter cabelo muito longo quando ela era uma criana.)

b) Did you use to eat (eat) a lot of sweets when you were a
child ?
( Voc costumava comer muitos doces quando voc era uma criana?)

c) Im not used to spending (spend) a lot of Money on clothes.


( Eu no sou acostumado a gastar muito dinheiro em roupas.)

d) I didnt get used to living (live) alone.


( Eu no me acostumei a morar sozinho/sozinha.)

e) She isnt used to living (live) alone.


( Ela no acostumada a morar sozinha.)
f)

My sister loves to travel ! She is used to going (go) away two


or three times a year. ( Minha irm ama viajar ! Ela acostumada a
viajar para fora duas ou trs vezes por ano.)

g) We used to live (live) in a small village, but now we live in


London.
( Ns costumvamos morar numa pequena vila, mas agora ns moramos
em Londres.)
Comentrio : Observe em quais situaes o verbo ( que vem escrito
aps a expresso USED TO ) vem escrito no gerndio. Isto acontece
nas seguintes situaes : quando o verbo TO BE ou o verbo GET vm
escritos antes da expresso USED TO. Por outro lado, se no houver a
presena desses verbos antes de USED TO, significa que o verbo
escrito aps essa expresso dever ser escrito no infinitivo, que o
que ocorre nas frases A, B e G. Em todas as situaes em que se usa
a expresso USED TO , tal expresso ter a traduo de acostumar .

2) Choose the correct alternative that complete the sentences


below.
1) Were used to _________________ up early every day.
a)
b)
c)
d)

wake
waking
wakes
woke

2) I used to ________________out every weekend, but now I prefer


to stay at home.

a)
b)
c)
d)

go
going
went
goes

3) Hes used to ________________________every year.


a)
b)
c)
d)

fly
flew
flies
flying

4) They got used to________________________ healthier food.


a)
b)
c)
d)

eat
ate
eating
eats
Exerccios do livro didtico

1 atividade : Traduza no caderno as tiras 1, 2 e 3 da pgina 128.


2 atividade : Faa os exerccios da pgina 129.
3 atividade : Reescreva as frases abaixo (retiradas das tiras 1,2 e 3
da pgina 128) , de forma a adaptar o uso de USED TO, BE USED TO
e GET USED TO ao reescrev-las.
Observe o exemplo :
When I was your age, I had to walk ten miles through the snow to
get the internet.
Substituindo por used to ....
When I was your age, I used to walk ten miles through the snow to
get the internet.
Agora a sua vez !
Frase 1 : I need to log on to my schools website. ( TIRA 1)
I am used to logging on to my schools website. ( Eu sou
acostumada/acostumado a logar no website da minha escola).
Frase 2 : He said that people sat around the table and discussed
things face to face. ( TIRA 2)

He said that people used to sit around the table and to


discuss things face to face. ( Ele disse que as pessoas costumavam
sentar mesa a discutir (conversar) frente a frente.
Frase 3 : If we really love our planet, we need to live without them
( electronic gadgets) (TIRA 3 )
If we really love our planet, we shall have to get used to live
without electronic gadgets. ( Se ns realmente amamos nosso
planeta, ns deveramos nos acostumar a viver sem
aplicativos/aparelhos eletrnicos.)
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