Amy Jane Walker Amy Jane Walker

making predictions
intermediate level


may might could with regard to things our grandchildren may never see


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of making predictions in the context of things our grandchildren may never see

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of what will happen in the future


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

global warming on board. elicit meaning. discuss how things could change using pictures on the board.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

give context for listening. look at the questions regarding the listening. play the listening. peer check answers. go through answers

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

tell them to listen carefully to the listening again and to fill in the blank spaces. peer check. class check.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

highlight the question 'do you think... will.... ?' on the board as well as may, might, could and will. modal using question one. separate the class into groups and allow them to discuss the questions.

Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the target language

modal what is required using question one. separate into pairs. allow them to choose their answers. swap pairs to peer check. check as a class

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