Used to and would
Procedure (41-46 minutes)
-T sticks a picture on the board and hands it out to Ss, that shows John`s life now and in the past.Then eliciting sentences about John in the present simple and writing them on the left part of the board: He is poor.He sleeps on the street.He only drinks water.he eats food from dustbins. -T elicits sentences about John`s past and writes them on the right part of the board convincing Ss that those sentences were true in the past: He used to be rich.He used to live in a big house.He used to eat caviar.He used to drive a Ferrari. He didn`t use to have a beard. -T elicits sentences about things that were true in the past of Ss themselves: I used to smoke.I used to go fishing...
T sticks three pictures of the subjects of the model sentences in coursebook and writes the sentences under each one: Conway used to be a British diplomat.The Ancient Greeks used to talk about Atlantis.The king would cover his body in gold. Then T introduces the use of would to talk about habitual actions in the past as used to but not about states.T makes CCQs for each sentence: For example:. Did Conway work as a British diplomat?-yes Did he work only once?-no Does he work now?-no
Meeaning :T sets the meaning by CCQs then by a timeline highlighting that used to can be used for stative verbs and repeated actions in the past that occur regularly not once or twice whereas would is used only for repeated actions in the past and not with stative verbs.Besides,would can not be used with location and possession Form:Affirmative: s +used to+base verb.. Negative : s+didn`t use to+base verb... Question:Q word +did +s+use to+base verb?or did +s+use to+base verb? Pronunciation:/ʝʊːʂʈə/ Drilling
T sets ex.1 p.25 asking Ss, why we can`t use would with no.1 and no.4
T sets ex.no.6 p.no.135 asking Ss why they crossed out in sentences no.3,4 and 5.
T sets ex.no.2 and 3 p.25 coursebook. First,Ss do the ex. individually then T divides Ss into groups to check their anwers then they choose one of each group to tell the whole class about his/her topic.