Grammar "used to " Past events
Pre-intermediate B2 level
To provide clarification of Used to in the context of past personal habits
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a free speaking in the context of personal habits
Procedure (35-51 minutes)
T will ask his Ss to think about some habits they were doing them in the past and now stopped . T asks each pair to discuss their answers . T elicits some answers and write them on the board .
T will tell Ss about the habits that he was doing in the past and Ss register some notes about his habits . Ss will check in pairs the notes then write sentences about these habits . T divides Ss into three groups . T gives Ss some mingled sentences to rearrange about the habits he said T elicits the answers and writes them on the board . T will give Ss a sheet in it the habits to check Ss' answers . T writes the correct answers on the board .
T provide Ss with the meaning and that "used to " is used to talk about past habits that stopped now . T checks the meaning of the sentences : I used to sleep early . I used to get up late . T uses CQS : Do I sleep late now? yes . Do I sleep early now ? No . Do I get up early now ? Yes Do I sleep for long time ? No . T introduces the form S+used to + infinitive S+did n't use to + infinitive . Wh +did + s+ use to + infinitive ? T introduces the pronunciation I used to sleep early . ● / juːst / Ss practice the pronunciation to use it correctly .
T will give Ss a worksheet to do it individually (MCQs) about use to . Ss check in pairs . T elicits the answers and writes the numbers on the WB then he asks each S to write the answer on the board . T gives feedback about the correct answer .
T will give Ss exercise 2 and ask them rewrite the sentences again using used to . Ss check in pairs . T elicits the answers and writes the numbers on the WB then he asks each S to write the answer on the board . T gives feedback about the correct answer
. T asks his Ss to place the stress on the right place in the sentences . Ss check in pairs . T plays the audio track to check the answers . T provides Ss with the feedback.
T divides Ss into three groups ,each group chooses one to be an interviewer for the rest of the group, The interviewer asks the rest about old habits that they are not doing them now . T elicits some answers and discusses the mistakes on the board for error correction .