Upper Intermediate, B2 level
To introduce and practice of "used to" and "would" in the context of Animals
To practice speaking for fluency
Procedure (38-46 minutes)
-give SS an exercise to make them focus on the language right away (ex.1 workbook p.12). 1-instructions: here are some sentences, after each sentence there is a word in brackets (used to, would) try to rewrite the sentences by adding these two words to the sentences. *one sentence (demo) 2-Pass out HO's PW: check your answers with your partner WC: check with WC: show them the answers (slide) and review them together
show(slide) 3 sentences from the grammar box in order: The earl liked dogs. CCQs: Does the earl like dogs now? Did he like them in the past? The dogs used to have dinner with him. CCQs: Are the dogs having a dinner with the earl now? Did they have a dinner with the earl in the past? Was it for a short time or a long time? (probably a long time) The servants would tie a napkin around their necks. CCQ(s): Are the servants tying a napkin around the dogs now? Is it an habit now? Did they tie a napkin around their necks in the past? let the SS figure the form of "used to" (negative form, question form) what does "used to" show us? "used to" shows a contrast between something that happened in the past and later events (now, future) - these events may happen in the future : for example: "I used to work in Barcelona in the 1990s, then i went away for few years and finally I'v come back to the town again". show(slide) the third sentence on WB:" would tie" write the form (making them to tell me the form) "would" has the same meaning as "used to" but - I used to live in Istanbul - I would live in Istanbul 1* cannot be used with stative verbs (believe, live, want, hope, hear, love, be, hate, think,etc) 2* show on the WB(slide) can we say I'd walk to the town center every evening? is it in the past ? can we add something before the sentence to make it correct? get some answers write " when i was a teenager" (what did i do here? I'v changed the tense to the past) defining: which time period you are talking about.
Instructions first: there are 3 questions and a text, read the text and try to answer the questions used to+infinitive or would +infinitive used to+infinitive cannot be replace by either (no change) demo the first one PW check WC check
grouping: 3 SS together discuss the questions in ex.3 use "used to" "would" cloths, food, games, sleep i used to play video games. what can you tell us about your friend ?