Predictions about the Future
Pre-Intermediate, Level A2 level
To provide specific information and detailed grammar practice from a given text that includes phrases such as "There will be more than one billion people over 60 years old, We won't be able to travel in time, The world may become more dangerous, Scientists might find life on other planets." In the context of the 4th futurological conference highlights.
To provide clarifications and practice writing about futuristic expectations .
Write "I will go home early today, I might go home early today" on WB and have SS help with the meaning. Feedback by CCQs: In sentence 1 : Am I asking about the future? Yes Are you sure? Yes In sentence 2 : Am I asking about the future? Yes Are you sure? No Draw a line on WB to Have the students repeat the TL .
Write "I won't go home early today, I might not go home early today" on WB and have SS help with the meaning. Draw SS attention to the pronunciation of "won't". Clear the difference between "want" and "won't". Write the form and pronunciation on WB. Draw SS attention to the pronunciation of "I'll, it'll, there'll , we'll , what'll, you'll". Give SS instructions to do ex1 Pass out HO's for SS to do ex1. Work in groups, and do ex1. Feedback by SS checking answers from the WB.
Give SS instructions to do ex2 Feedback by CCQ's. Pass out HO's for SS to do ex2. Work in groups, and do ex2.
Form new groups. Give instructions to SS write three sentences. Pass out tags to SS to do the matching. Ask SS to do this individually. Feedback by checking answers with teacher.