Read the sentences below. Put a check next to the things you did when you were a child.
____I got good grades at school
____I took music lessons.
____I lived with my grandparents.
____I got an allowance*. (*money children usually get once a week)
____I had a pet.
____I studied English.
____I had a bike.
____I lived in the country.
Pair work: Get in pairs and share your list with your partner. Take turns to ask each other questions about your statements. Have a conversation like the following one:
__X__ I played soccer.
A: I didn’t play soccer when I was a child.
B: Why didn’t you play soccer?
A: My parents wanted me to play tennis instead.
B: Really? That sounds like fun.