Get used to atau be (is/ am/are/ was/ were) used to termasuk frase kata kerja (verb phrase) yang digunakan untuk mengungkapkan / menunjukkan suatuhal atau kegiatan yang pernah dilakukan beberapa kali atau bahkan telah menjadisuatu kebiasaan. Pola be / get used to ini dapat digunakan dalam beberapa tenses.Agar lebih jelasnya, berikut adalah latihan soal tentang be / get used to dalam bahasa Inggris beserta kunci jawabannya.
I. For sentences (1 – 8) tick (v) the options (a orb) which is true. In one sentence both a and b are true.
I expect they will get used to a) They have always lived in the countryside ___
livingin the countryside but b)They haven’t lived in the countryside before v
it will take some time.
|1.||I am not used to people shouting at me.||a) People shouting at me is unusual. ___ b) In the past people shouted at me a lot. ___|
|2.||I used to eat a lot of junk food.||a) I don’t eat a lot of junk food now. ___ b) I eat a lot of junk food these days. ___|
|3.||They have just moved here and they are not used to so much traffic.||a) There was a lot of traffic where they lived before. ___ b) There wasn’t much traffic where they lived before. ___|
|4.||I just can’t get used to the idea that Marianne is married.||a) Marrianne isn’t married. ___ b) I find it strange that Marianne is married. ___|
|5.||In China I thought I’d never be able to eat with chopsticks, but I got used to it.||a) Using chopsticks is still difficult for me. ___ b) I can now eat with chopsticks. ___|
|6.||At first Lauran couldn’t understand their accent. It took some getting used to.||a) Their accent was strange at first. ___ b) Laura can understand their accent now. ___|
|7.||Sabine is finding it hard to take orders from someone, but I am used to it.||a) I have taken orders from people before. ___ b) Sabine has taken orders from people before. ___|
|8.||It took me a while to get used to getting up early every day.||a) I always got up early in the past. ___ b) Getting up early was new for me. ___|
II.Read about changes in two people’s lives and complete sentences (1 – 6) using the correct form of be / get used to (something).[sc:ads]
I live in Canada now, but I was born in Ireland and lived there until I was 15. Although it was quiet there, I was happy. Things are completely different in Vancouver where we live now. The people are nice, but they aren’t as friendly as they were in Ireland. When we first arrived I found it quite strange that when I said hello to someone in the street they said nothing. My school is much bigger. There are 40 students in a class. I found that difficult at first, but it’s starting to feel normal. The noise seemed very strange when we arrived. We lived in a quiet village before,but Vancouver is a very noisy city though I find that quite exciting now.
I was used to living in a quiet place.
- People aren’t as friendly here, but I have ___________________________ now.
- I __________________________ big classes.
- Vancouver is a noisy city, but I ____________________________ now.
Marcus changed his job recently. The new job is quite different from his old one and it took him a while to feel comfortable with his new workmates. In the old job he was woring with just three other people in a small family company, but now he’s responsible for 100 workers. He doesn’t know them well, which is completely different from before and he finds that hard. He’d like to be friends with them all, but of course it’s impossible.
- At first he _______________________________ his new workmates.
- He ___________________________ with a small number of colleagues.
- He can’t _________________________ friends with all of his colleagues.
- a) & b)
- People aren’t as friendly here, but I have got used to it now.
- I am getting used to studying / being in big classes.
- Vancouver is a noisy city, but I am used to find that quite exciting now.
- At first he was not used to feel comfortable with his new workmates.
- He used to work / was used to work with a small number of colleagues.
- He can’t be used to be friends with all of his colleagues.
Demikianlah latihan soal tentang be / get used to dalam bahasa Inggris beserta kunci jawabannya. Semoga beberapa soal tersebut dapat menambah pemahaman teman – teman tentang penggunaan be / get used to dalam kalimat bahasa Inggris. Semoga bermanfaat!