Sleep more! Your brain needs it! (+ structures of used to)

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Grammar - used to

structures of used to

LESSON OVERVIEW

The lesson is based on a short talk by Arianna Huffington where she discusses the importance of a well-rested mind and body. The worksheet includes various exercises on vocabulary and focuses on different structures of used to.

B2 / Upper Intermediate60 minStandard LessonPrintable & Digital$6 Plan

WARM-UP

The first task focuses on idioms and fixed phrases connected with sleep, for example sleep like a log, a light sleeper or a short nap. Students have to choose words they think complete the given expressions. Then, working in pairs, they should discuss the questions from the previous exercise.

GRAMMAR POINT – STRUCTURES OF USED TO

Next, students learn grammar structures of used to, be used to and get used. First, they have to study some sentences and match them with correct meanings. Then, they have two situations and they have to complete three sentences to each of them with their own ideas. The next one is a sentence-completion task. After filling the gaps, students discuss in pairs which sentences are true for them.

VIDEO AND DISCUSSION

Finally, the last two activities are based on the video. Students have to answer the comprehension questions on the speech and speaker’s ideas. Then, they should move to a short discussion point and talk about other issues connected with sleep.

WORKSHEETS

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  1. Hi there! I haven’t used it yet, but the class looks really engaging! However I believe there is a mistake in the idioms sections. Something doesn’t bring you to sleep, it either sends you or puts you to sleep (but it can bring on sleep). Cheers

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    1. Hi Jessica! There is no mistake in the idiom. In ex. 1, students need to choose the correct verb and it’s ‘send’ of course in that case (see the teacher’s version). I hope your students will like this lesson 🙂

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      1. Hi Justa! Sorry, I should have specified I was looking at the digital version, which is where the mistake is. On the e-lesson plan the correct answer is given as bring (Let’s check your answers, page 4). I’ve downloaded a version and corrected it to use in class, I’m sure my students will enjoy the lesson!

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        1. Oh, sorry for that! Just corrected the slide. Thanks for spotting that!

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