Old Habits: Used to + would

Yet another in the Barry London sequence. If you haven’t come across any of our other Barry London lessons you can find them below. The important thing to remember is that this is not Game of Thrones so you don’t have to have done the first two lessons for this one to make sense. They are stand alone lessons with the same fella running through them…mostly for our own amusement I think. Oddly enough two of them have to do with transport in London…I may have an obsession.

  1. A tale of two cities
  2. Writing + Study Skills

This one examines “used to” and “would”. It looks at their differences and how they are often used together. It also examines their pronunciation.

  • Level: Intermediate + above
  • Time: 1.5 – 3 hours (depending on discussion stages / practice)
  • Aims: see above
  • Procedureold-habits-procedure


  1. old-habits-teachers-copy
  2. old-habits – PDF version
  3. old-habits – WORD  version
  4. Audio: 



2 thoughts on “Old Habits: Used to + would

  1. Pingback: Barry deals with “get” collocations and inequality. | textploitation

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