You 're Going Where / The Future Plans
To provide review, practice and clarification of future tenses in the context of will, be going to, present continuous and might.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about future tenses in the context of be going to, will, might, present continuous
Procedure (31-45 minutes)
-Write "What are your plans for the weekend?" on the board. Get Ss to be pairs. They will think for a minute and discuss in pairs.
-Get students to read the first conversation together. (choral) A: Are you going to Joel's party? B: I might stay at home. I am very tired. -Elicit the rule together for 'might' -Ss continue in pairs to complete the other rules.
-Get Ss to skim the text in part 2A and find the other examples of the structures in pairs and show each other. -Monitor the Ss. -Nominate a student from each pair and get them to come to the board and identify structures on smartboard.
-Present the future tenses on smartboard.
-Do the exercises on page 133. Do the first one as an example. -Then Ss work in groups of 3 s. -When they finish, each student will move to the next chair and discuss the answers in the new group. -Give Ss answer key.
-In part 5A, play recording while Ss complete the sentences. -Pause between sentences. -Ss check the answers in pairs. If necessary, play recording again.
-Play recording again for pronunciation. -Inform Ss that in fast speech 'going to' can be pronounced 'gonna' but not to be used in more formal situations.
-Get Ss to be in groups of 3s. -Then have them drill the sentences in part 6. -Give feedback.
-Get Ss to write sentences for 7a. -Monitor and provide support. -Give feedback.
-Have Ss be in 2 groups. -Then get them to play the game 'Stepping Stones' in Speakout Intermediate Active teach.