Used to, be used to and get used to- discuss and agree

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Level: Intermediate
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Type: Lesson Plans
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Published: 27th Apr 2021

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Used to, be used to and get used to- discuss and agree
Give your opinion and ask for your partner’s opinion to complete as many of the sentences
below as you can with opinions that you share. If you have different opinions and can’t 
convince each other, change sentence and/ or topic and try again. 

We think that the most difficult thing about living abroad would be getting used to ______
_______________________________________________________________________.

We think that (young) people (nowadays) have got too used to _____________________
___________________________ and they would benefit from some time without it/ them. 

Life used to be easier (in terms of ____________) _____________________________.

It isn’t as easy to get used to ______________________________ as most people think.

It’s easier to get used to ________________________________ than most people think.

Kids __________________________________________________________ in the past.

Teens and tweens _________________________________________ in the ______s.

Families ______________________ less (________________) in previous generations.

It’s more difficult to get used to ____________ than it is to get used to living on your own.

Old people find it difficult to get used to _______________, but young people find it easy.

People didn’t use to be so stressed/ unhappy/ worried (about___________________) until
______________________________________________________________________.

People didn’t use to _____________________________________________________ 
(so much), and that was probably a good thing.

________________________________________ is easy for most people to get used to. 

We think foreign people have difficulty getting used to _____________ in our countries.

If _____________________ changed, it would be tough for most people to get used to it. 

Ask about any sentences that you couldn’t complete, working together as a class to 
complete them each time. 

Share some ideas with another group or the whole class and try to find:
 things which you wrote which other groups didn’t
 things that other people also agree with

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2021

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