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Used to, be used to, get used to lesson - Upper- intermediate level. level


In this lesson, students will learn grammar structures 'used to', 'be used to' and 'get used to'. They will focus on their use in the sentences and correct pronunciation. Students will achieve this throughout listening exercise, discussion, controlled and semi-controlled practice which will end up discussion and pair work (freer practice). Language Objective: • By the end of the lesson, learners will have learned and practised the meaning, form, and pronunciation of “get used to” and “be used to” for speaking about habits. • Learners will have recycled and used “used to”. For example: used to + bare infinitive / get used to +v.ing/noun / be used to +v.ing/noun Pronunciation Objective: During the lesson, the students will learn the pronunciation of used to. For example: “I used to play” “ /ˈjuːst tuː/”


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of 'used to', 'be used to', 'get used to' . in the context of Achildhood memory.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information in the context of Achildhood memory.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Riddle. - Two Truths and a Lie.(used to). -Would you be a child again?\why?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Listen to a song. -Fill the gabs . -Discuss the questions.

Highlighting (2-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language.

Ask some question to the students about the context of listening to elicit the new grammar structures.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Write the new structures on the W/B, elicit formula and work on pronunciation. Encourage the students to show other examples.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

They fill the gaps with 'use to', 'be used to' and 'get use to' and verbs in brackets. Then they write the answers on the W/B and discuss.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss do exercise about the new grammar structure. They read the given sentences, focus on the accuracy of them and find out which is correct , which is wrong. Then they compare their answers with each other in pairs. After this ss are provided with correct answers to check theirs answers.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students work in pairs to write a short story using the new structures.

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