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used to/ didn't use to for past habbits
intermediate. fourth grade. B2 level

Description

In this lesson, students learn about how to use ''used to/didn't use to'' through guided discovery based on a reading text. The lesson starts with a reading comprehension then the students are asked to discover the examples of the target language. Furthermore, the meaning will be taught and then I highlight the form of the target language. Finally, students will be provided with controlled and freer practice on the target language.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of used to/didn't use to (past habits)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy about the use of used to and didn't use to.

Procedure

warmer: • To set lesson context for the Ss

Stick pictures on the board ask ss if they recognise any of the people in the pictures and if there is a something common between them ask Ss to figure out what is common between the people in the pictures in order to elicit the words fame, fortune and immortality.

lead in: • Expose the Ss to the target language

T passes out HO.1 Ss read the individually and discuss which one is the beast in pairs.

Highlight the target language • To clarify the form of the target language.

Ss underline the infinitive and gerund forms in the quotations in groups of three. Once done they checks the other groups’ answers and feedback. Teacher provides answer key. Ss in groups will analyse the infinitive and gerund forms, and try to find one example for each form in the quotations. Ss compare each other’s answers and feedback

Highlight the meaning • To clarify the meaning of the target language.

T pass the HO.2 Ss in pairs have to fill in the gap using the right item. Ss compare their answers with others and feedback on the board. Teacher checks their answers on the board for accuracy.

highlight the pronunciation • to clarify the pronunciation of the taget language

T pass the HO.2 Ss in pairs have to fill in the gap using the right item. Ss compare their answers with others and feedback on the board. Teacher checks their answers on the board for accuracy.

Controlled practice: • to provide Ss with controlled practice to use used to and didn't use to

Ss in pairs fill in the gap of exercise 3 - monitor and help if necessary - once they finish ,ss exchange their sheets and check each other's works - Teacher gives answer key handout

Semi-controlled practice • to provide Ss with semi-controlled practice to use used to and didn't use to

Ss in pairs will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of being a celebrity. T monitors and give a delayed error correction.

freer practice: • to provide Ss with freer practice to use used to and didn't use to

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