help needed for coldplay song

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topsytess
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help needed for coldplay song

Unread postby topsytess » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:41 am

I want to teach used to and would to my 14-15 yearolds using coldplay's viva la vida, anyone done it or got any ideas? :idea:

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Re: help needed for coldplay song

Unread postby jeffreyrodrigue » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:23 pm

Hi, I find your idea very interesting, but I'm not sure I quite understand it? You want to teach the terms
-Used to
and
-Would

If so then I think that it's somewhat simple because there aren't too many used to and would in the lyrics. Explain to them how used to refers to what you did in the past but don't necessarily do anymore. I find your idea to use Coldplay songs as teaching material a great one! They write very good songs and when I'm a teaching I would like to use songs to teach things. Keep up the good work, good luck.


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