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ACTIVITY 26 WOULD X USED TO SPEED RACER A. BEFORE WATCHING THE SEGMENT: SHARE YOUR FANTASY TRIP WITH

YOUR PARTNERS. MANAGED TO REMEMBER DURING THE FANTASY TRIP.

TELL

THEM EVERYTHING YOU

1. What are your best childhood (teenage) memories? 2. What did your school look like? 3. What kind of student did you use to be? Who used to be your best friend? 4. Where did you use to go on weekends? 5. What sports did you use to practice? 6. What were your favorite games? 7. What did you dislike about that period of your life? B. NOW

WATCH THE VIDEO SEGMENT AND FILL IN THE BLANKS OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES WITH "USED TO + VERB" OR "WOULD + VERB". IF BOTH ARE POSSIBLE, USE "WOULD (NOT)". PAY ATTENTION WHETHER YOU WILL WRITE AFFIRMATIVE OR NEGATIVE STATEMENTS, BASED ON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE SEGMENT.

1) Speed ............................................................................... (be) a restless child. 2) He ..................................................... (be) easily distracted during the classes. 3) He ................................................................. (concentrate) during the classes. 4) He .................................................................... (enjoy) being in the classroom. 5) He ....................................................... (count) the seconds for the break time. 6) He ................................................ (think) about automobile racing all the time. 7) He ....................................................................................... (draw) racing cars. 8) His mother ................................................. (be) called by the school's director to talk about Speed's performance in class. 9) His mother ................................................................. (agree) with the director. 10) He .................................................................. (pretend) he was driving a car. 11) He .............................................. (be) the first student to leave the classroom when the bell rang. 12) He .............................................................. (leave) the school with his father. 13) His brother ...........................................(coach) him how to drive a racing car. 14) He ..................................... (drive) racing cars by himself when he was a kid.

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MOVIE SEGMENTS TO ASSESS GRAMMAR GOALS - Exercise 26 TEACHER’S SHEET ONLY - ACTIVITY 26 – WOULD X USED TO SPEED RACER

Speed Racer: 7'42 Before watching the segment: Play some relaxing music, dim all the lights, create a cozy atmosphere, and ask your students to take a fantasy trip into the past. Tell them to think about their childhood (or adolescence). Ask them to close their eyes and address them the following questions. Don't let them answer the questions now; all they have to do is travel in time. 1. What are your best childhood (teenage) memories? 2. What did your school look like? 3. What kind of student did you use to be? 4. Who used to be your best friend? 5. Where did you use to go on weekends? 6. What sports did you use to practice? 7. What were your favorite games? 8. What did you dislike about that period of your life? . Now divide the class into pairs, give each pair a copy of this exercise sheet with the questions you have just read, and let them share their ideas with their partners. Now the students watch the segment and do the grammar exercises. 1. used to 2. used to 3. wouldn’t 4. used to 5. would 6. used to 7. would 8. used to 9. would 10. would 11. used to 12. would 13. would 14. would

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