Quick Activity Idea: This Used to be my Playground by Madonna to Practice Grammar!

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INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Set context for the song.
2. Pre-teach vocabulary if your students need it.
4. Listen for gist: Who is she singing to? OR What’s the mood? (check in pairs/ whole class check).
5. Listen for detail/ focus on grammar: What are some things that the place used to be? (check in pairs/ whole class check).
6. Listening (inferring/ focus on grammar): What has changed about her life? (check in pairs/ whole class check).
7. Personalization / grammar speaking practice: What are some things that have changed about your life since your childhood?

image taken from: onthecoverofamagazine.blogspot.com

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