contrasting past and present
To provide practice of used to in the context of school memories
To provide listening practice in the context of school memories
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
I show ss a picture that shows a kid riding his bike, asking them to describe it . I ask them " do you ride bikes ? " then i add " i used to ride bikes when i was 10. " what did you use to do when you were a child ? " ... flowing the conversation about what we used to do.
I tell them that they are going to listen to a song.. giving them a reason that is " what do you think the song is about ?
i explain the task that is I play the song and they fill in the gaps with the provided verbs then i give them time to compare their answers in pairs then i check.
after ss listen to the song . . i ask them to discuss in pairs how does the writer of the song feel about his schooldays ? where they a completely happy time ? And what words or lines tell you this ? i give them time to discuss then i ask some of them about their friends opinion.
i clarify the pronunciation by drilling and back chaining
i write on board clarifying the language target form
i provide an opportunity for learners to use the target language controlled
i ask them to join all together in one group and i try to correct errors noticed during monitoring