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Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, i will be getting the students to do some grammar activities and speaking about AIDS. Also, we will be looking a future continuous and future perfect tenses and using them to talk about our goals.


Abc Global Uplnt Coursebook

Main Aims

  • To give Ss practice in grammar Future Perfect and Future Continuous tenses

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Ss practice in speaking about AIDS and whether it is curable or preventable.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Look at reading from previous lesson 'World Health Organisation'. Ask Ss: (1) What does the World Health Organisation hope for in 2020 and (2) What are health workers plans for cure and prevention of Polio? Show slide with targeted sentences: "Hopes are high that..." and "Health workers will be..." Discuss in pairs the answers. FB. WC Match future tenses with the actions on WB, Future perfect and Future continuous and then in PW match the sentences to the actions. FB

Grammar (2-3 minutes) • Think about meaning and highlight form

WC Look at the meaning of future continuous and future perfect and the form: Future continuous: Will + be + verb -ing Future perfect: Will + have + verb -ed

Reading and Grammar (5-10 minutes) • Read to understand the correct grammar

Ask WC: What is the situation for AIDS? is it curable/preventable? They will read through paragraph on AIDS, first only read for 1min. Then complete in PW using future perfect and future continuous. FB - students share answers on board.

Speaking (5-8 minutes) • Notice future tenses and speak about their goals.

Looking at time phases "By the year..." and "Over the next twenty years..." 2mins Which future form are they used with? Look at Vision 2020 goals: what will they be doing over the next few years? What will they have achieved by 2020? PW Answer questions using future perfect and future continuous: (By 2020 they will...) and (Between 2010 and 2020 they will...) FB

Speaking and Grammar (5-8 minutes) • Speak about personal goals using correct form of grammar

What are your goals for the future? Thinking about job, family, health, etc. S-S then PW Monitor and help with form and accuracy. Take note of errors. Errors on WB for delayed error correction.

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