What did you use to do as a child?
Used to exercises & talking
Used to Goyte song
Mohammed’s presentation on William Shakespeare and Martin Luther King Jr.
Shakespeare and his plays:
In Salford children used to play hopscotch:
Martin Luther King Jr.:
Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) – official video
VIDEO Ruth used to listen to this music in Ghana:
a suit – matching jacket and trousers:
Life in other countries. Michael Palin’s, ‘Full Circle.’
Past tense verbs: past simple & past continuous
“Used to” for past – The Minions in New York 1968
Used to – your childhood in your country – the things we used to do
Mark’s nana’s life story – dictogloss
Michael Palin’s Full Circle:
Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals blog)
New verbs – making sentences
Gerund or infinitive?
Writing a silly story with the new verbs
Story no: 1: “I don’t have any money left!” said Mark.
“Why not?” asked his friend, Ermintrude.
“I have just bought a new car for £100,000 on my credit card. And now I’m in trouble with the bank!”
“Wow!” said Ermintrude in shock. “How do you feel?” she asked caringly.
“Well, ” said Mark with a tear in his eye, “I regret spending the money. I’m an idiot. How about you? What’s happening in your life?”
“To be honest, ” said Ermintrude with a smile, “I’ve just split up with my boyfriend.”
“Oh no!” said Mark and looked at his friend in surprise. Then he frowned, “How did he feel about that?”
Ermintrude was quiet for a moment. “He didn’t take it very well.” She shook her head, “If I am honest, I will admit I regret telling him by text, I should have spoken to him personally.”
“Oh my goodness!” Mark exclaimed. “I regret to tell you, Ermintrude, but you are a very cruel person!”
I tried talking to her, but she wouldn’t agree to anything I said.
I tried to talk to her, but they wouldn’t let me in to see her.
‘I tried talking to her’ means ‘I talked to her but it was no use.’
‘I tried to talk to her’ means ‘I couldn’t talk to her.’
I quit drinking beer.
I put off cleaning my room until tomorrow. I’m too lazy today.
I will practice singing in the class.
I postponed learning until next week.
She tolerates people whispering in the class.
I suggest playing chess.
He stops driving fast when he has been drinking.
I regret quitting my job. I regret not listening to my teacher.
I regret to tell you that it’s not home time yet.
I enjoy recalling my childhood.
I keep on talking rubbish in class every day. My teacher keeps on telling me to be quiet.
I dislike talking to students but it’s my job so I have no choice.
Walking reading quiz
Purpose of text
Tone of text
Simon’s presentation on the Pyramids of Ancient Egypt
Thyme – an aromatic herb:
Compost: soil made from rotting plants
4×4 cars: four wheel drive cars – used to go over rough ground.
a hot dog: