Mustafa Mustafa

GRADE 7 level


used to and would


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of used to and would

Subsidiary Aims

  • reading for specific information and writing skills


Lead in (5-8 minutes) • to warm sts up for the upcoming target language

. Put a poor and a rich person's picture on WB. They should be of the same person. . Tell sts that he is Jim. He was poor but he is rich now because he won the lottery. . Ask sts questions such as: What does he eat?where does he stay? what does he drink:... . elicit from sts: he used to be rich, he used to live in a big house , he used to drive a ferrari, he did not used to have beard . then ask sts to write 3 sentences with used to.

reading for the gist (3-5 minutes) • for sts to improve reading skills

. Put a picture of ancient person on WB .Talk about ancient times with students. ask their opinions about the ancient time, what they think about the money and the trade were like? . sts read the text and answer the questions.

Clarifying target language (3-5 minutes) • for sts to recognize used to and would

. Sts look at the text again and focus on the bold words. . Then explain the structure on WB

Practice 1 (3-5 minutes) • underline the correct option

. sts do ex A in pairs . ask sts if they have any questions.

practice 2 (6-9 minutes) • writing sentences with USED TO

. sts do ex. B in pairs.

Practice 3 (5-7 minutes) • fill in the blanks

. sts do ex. E in pairs

Game (6-8 minutes) • for sts to practice what they learnt

. divide sts into two groups. one group has won the lottery last year and they are rich now. they write 5 sentences using used to. The other group was too rich before but they have bankrupted and they are poor now. They also write 5 sentences using used to. They read the sentences at the end

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