British Holidays – Guy Fawkes Day
2. Remembrance Sunday – why do people wear poppies?
3. Used to + would – for completed actions in the past review
4. Writing about your grandparents – used to & would
5. Hamid’s presentation on vitamins (continued!)
6. Opinion essay/presentation – using linking words
7. Discussion roles – disagreeing, being controversial, initiating and changing your opinion
moderate adjective (OPINIONS)
would & used to for repeated past activities:
Would you read under the covers in bed every night when you were a kid?
Would you visit your grandparents regularly when you were young?
5 years ago I would play the guitar all the time, but now I don’t have time.
We would walk the streets of New York all the time when I lived there as a kid.
Or I used to walk around the streets all the time when I was a kid in New York.
10 years ago I would spend most of my time working. I had a very difficult job.
future – would:
1 Would you like to come with me?
2 I would like chips and veggieburger, please.
3I would have been on time if the traffic hadn’t been so busy.
4 I would be very pleased if you would give me a cup of tea.
WOULD & USED TO QUESTIONS:
- When you were a child which programme (WOULD YOU WATCH EVERYDAY?)did you use to watch?Which was your favourite place that (YOU WOULD GO ON HOLIDAY?)you used to go to on holiday?Did you use to like the smell of your mother’s cooking?
What music (WOULD YOU LISTEN TO…?)did you use to listen to in your childhood?
Do you remember the first mobile phone you (WOULD USE?)used to use?
(WOULD YOU HAVE…)Did you use to have arguments with your children?
(WOULD YOU FALL OUT…) Did you use to fall out with your teacher when you were a kid?
Do you remember an item of clothing which you (USED TO WEAR) would wear at Christmas time?
(DID YOU USE TO GO…) Would you go to your special place with your friends when you were 8 years old?
(DID YOU USE TO GET…) Would you get a surprise gift from your husband every week when you first got married?
What (WOULD YOU DO…) did you use to do when you felt sad?
Do you remember the first bike you (WOULD RIDE?) used to ride?
Children and games discussion – what are the potential benefits of computer games?
Used to & would – completed verbs in the past
Hamid’s presentation – vitamins
Discussion: The benefits of playing computer games: maths, language, learning to drive, keeps children busy and quiet.
children can develop computer skills like the TalkTalk hacker
to help people’s memories, problem solving, military applications.
Would & used to review
Opinion essay/presentation – using linking words
Discussion roles – disagreeing, being controversial, initiating and changing your opinion
Mahmoud’s presentation – cyberbullying
- art gallery visit Tuesday 10th November
50 things to do before you die.
meet orangutans in Indonesia
A) firstly, to start with, in the first place
B) furthermore, in addition, moreover
C) to conclude, to sum up, in conclusion
D) in contrast, however, as opposed to, at the same time
E) for example, for instance, as an example
scenery noun [U] (COUNTRYSIDE)
scenery noun [U] (THEATRE)
Level 2 Group 1 students wrote about their grandparents on throwww.com using ussed to and would:
My nana would always be in the kitchen whenever i went to visit the family house. She would enjoy spending a lot of time in cooking and making desserts and patisseries. And when she did not have something else to do, she used to sit down in a veranda attached to the kitchen and knit or have coffee with her neighbor. They would complain about their husbands, aching joints, the prices getting more expensive. They would also speak about their children, their grandchildren, the other neighbors, the old days and how better life was.
My nana liked to sing when nobody is listening and had a very nice voice. She would make up songs her own and it used to be of my best times when i walk to the kitchen in silence and listen secretly to her. Her songs will be about longing to her country and dead family and distant sons who traveled and got busy with life.
My nana had 12 sons and daughters and used to make fun of them having maximum 3 or 4 children. she always thought the more the merrier and that is why she used to invite all for lunch or dinner every couple days.
My nana was so excited when i went to university and used to tell me I made the right decision choosing medicine.. Nana always had a special respect for doctors and was proud of being the mother of 4 doctors and the grandmother of 8. I think that was because she used to be sick for long times in her life.
Unfortunately she did not live to see me when I graduated and became a doctor as she would wish to see me. I was in my third year at university when my nana died, but she was present in my graduation day more than anyone else in the room.
Used to & would – completed verbs in the past
Would/used to discussion & role play
The life of your grandparents – blog your story on www.throwww.com & send me the link!
Used to songs: The Cranberries, Goyte &
The Arcade Fire – strange interactive video for the town where you grew up or used to live (i.e. Manchester for me)
When I was a kid, I had no watch.
I used to tell the time by my violin.
I used to practise in the middle of the night,
and the neighbours would yell,
“Fine time to practise the violin,
three o’clock in the morning!”
The Cranberries, ‘Just my imagination.’
The Arcade Fire, ‘We used to wait.’
Goyte, ‘Somebody that I used to know.’
Madonna, ‘This used to be my playground.’
The meaning of “hit the town” is:
to go out and have fun
used to and would questions:
Amina used to be very shy, but now she’s very talkative.
Karima used to have longer hair but now it’s much shorter.
Bita would always come on time before the half term break.
What TV programme would you watch when you were a kid?
Where did you use to go on holiday?
Did you use to like strong smelling perfumes?
What music would you listen to in your room when you came home from school?
What music did your parents use to listen to?
What clothes did you use to wear?
How did your parents use to surprise you on April Fools day?
What type of party did you use to enjoy?
What time did your parents use to want you to come home from parties when you were 15?
We would always go to the forest on my sister’s birthday to go for a walk.
What did you do on your 18th birthday?
What used to happen at Eid when you were young?