Listening Activity for the Past Tense

Listen to a man talking about what he is going to do in the future.Tab between answers. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

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  1. When did the speaker go on vacation in the past as a child? a) June b) spring c) winter d) summer
  2. What did the speaker's family used to rent? a) a house b) beach chairs c) fishing poles d) he doesn't say
  3. Why did the speaker used to get jealous of his brother? a) the mom liked the brother better b) his brother caught more fish c) he hated him d) the brother was a better volleyball player
  4. What did the mother used to do with the fish if they caught one?a) she would cook it that morning b) she would put it in the refrigerator c) she would throw it back in the ocean d) she would give it to the father
  5. What kind of fish did they used to catch? a) salmon b) halibut c) blue fish d) flounder
  6. What did the parents used to do at the beach?a) they would sleep b) they played volleyball c) they used to fish d) they would sit around and read
  7. Why did the speaker get burned all the time on vacations? a) his brother did it to him b) he fished too much c) he didn't wear sun block
  8. How did the speaker used to feel on the way home from the vacations? a) sad b) happy c) grumpy
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