'Used to' to talk about past habits
To provide practice of 'used to' in the context of personal experience.
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a dialogue in the context of personal experience.
Procedure (30-30 minutes)
Elicit target structure from students through situation.
-Ask students these questions to check the meaning. *Do I play sports now? (no) * Did I play sports in the past? ( yes) * Is it one single action or repeated action in the past? (repeated) - Ask students these questions to check the form. * What do we use for things that happened in the past but not true in the present? (used to) * What comes after 'used to' ? - Drill 'used to' individually and chorally. -Ask students to work in pairs and give the instructions for activity 1 to check the meaning again. - Ask students to guess the negative form of 'used to' -Ask students to guess the question form of 'used to' - Clarify the negative and question forms of the 'used to'
Ask Ss to do a gap-filler, ask them to check with neighbor, hand them corrected copy.
Ask students to work in groups of 3 - Ask Ss to complete a timeline with things they used to do earlier in their lives, Ss ask other members of the group about their old habits, finally, Ss report to whole class.