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'Used to' and 'Would' Worksheets
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61 worksheets on Busy Teacher that address using used to and would
to talk about the past.
This worksheet is a group activity
where students practice using used to; due to the content of the material, it would be best for adult classes but you could make up your own scenarios to adapt it for younger students. The activity itself is not very complex and since it is a game, students of any age should enjoy participating. All the materials and directions are included. For other activities, worksheets, and lesson ideas spend some time browsing through the materials in this section. Worksheets are usually rated and you can even read user comments to see what teachers have to say.
Used to and would are often, but not always, used to talk about the past. It can be hard for English language learners to know which one to use in any given sentence so it is important to practice this extensively in class before starting a new topic. Focus on one and then the other before doing exercises that combine the two. This will make it easier for students to become familiar with the uses of these words before being challenged to differentiate between them. Of course in some sentences either one would be appropriate so make sure that students know where the overlap is between these two.
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This PowerPoint contains some information about what people use to do in the old days. Some pictures were inserted to convey the meaning. There are some CCQs to check the language learners' ...
The presentation focuses on the usage of the structure 'used to' and 'would' in the past. It is ideal for first time presentation or revision at pre-intermediate level. The last slides contain Hun ...
The worksheet is aimed for learners to practise "used to" in the affirmative , interrogative and negative form through three meaningful tasks a) a man who stopped past habits and developed new one ...
This power point presentation works with the structure of "used to" by using the song Somebody I used to know. Students are able to look at the lyrics of the song and work with vocabulary, preposi ...
This presentation is a good introduction for "used to". It starts with a well-known song from Guns and roses (I used to love it). Then, it contains examples of "used to" with pictures of famous wo ...
In this file, you will find activities to work with lifestyles & used to so that students can compare life in the past and life in the present. You can adapt the activity and work with it oral ...
Firstly some example sentences are given related to used to, get used to and 'to be used to' so that students could see differences .And then exercises parts come ,which are really useful. 'Fill i ...
This is a lesson plan I used to introduce and practice would versus used to in storytelling. The many interpretations students came up with for this story was amazing. As you go through the story ...
This presentation is designed to explain and practice used to/would. It consists of the explanation of both verbs and their past use. This presentation is created for intermediate students to work ...
I created this activity for students to practice the use of "used to" through songs. This way, not only will they have the chance to see the structure in context, but also they will (hopefully) an ...
The worksheet contains some difficult words that kids define in a wrong funny way. For example, “a bully” is a field where young bulls are kept. Ss have to match the words with the kid ...
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The worksheet contains situations like “You’ve bought a dog.” Each student gets a situation and doesn’t show it to the others. The task is to make a riddle using the phrase ...
This test deals with unit 6 - time prepositions in, on, at; used to; articles a, an, the and zero article, expressions for countable and uncountable nouns - few, a few, little, a little, much, man ...
This is a very simple and easy worksheet for teaching or revising the structure used to/ didn't use to at elementary level. There are two different activities in which students are asked to c ...
I found topic “Childhood Memories” one of the most heartwarming topics ever. Ss brought their old photos to class and we guessed who is who. Also they took their favorite toys and shar ...
This can turn out to be a hilarious activity, specially if your group is fun and creative. A Mad Lib is a funny, often ridiculous story created when you fill in the blanks with the part of speech ...
This worksheet consists of different types of exercises based on some verb patterns such as gerund, infinitive, make and do, say or tell and use to. It is a classic workpaper especially prepared f ...
It's a useful tool if you want to test how well the students have learned the tenses: present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect, present perfect continuous. ...
This slideshow is a great conversation piece for students to practice using modal verbs in the past tense. After they have been instructed on the grammar and structure of past modals, use this sl ...
Song to practice verbs that come after used to. I didn't focus on used to, but on the verbs (as you are going to see). I used it with my pre-inter group and they found it kind of easy to do. ...
This worksheet is designed to practice ‘used to’ form. It presents 3 exercises: paraphrasing the sentences, completing the gaps with personal information and speaking based on pictures ...
I prepared this worksheet for my teenage students, based on one I found at http://strictly4myteacherz.wordpress.com/. This one is much more comprehensive, since not only introduces the use of used ...
Completing the sentences with used to or didn’t use to. / Completing the sentences with used to. Example: Before the invention of the internet, people used to have encyclopedias. / Choosing ...
Well the first part of the guide is necessary to create a word puzzle and paste here with the words of the story. So students can familiarize first with the vocabulary of the story and then solve ...
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