Suhair Suhair

Future Time markes
Intermediate B1 level


In this lesson, students learn about future time markers. the lesson starts with a short video to set the scene of far or near future invention.This is followed by classification of some inventions highlighting the advantages and disadvantages.after that, students work on a guided reading exercise taken from the previous reading text , A better world, Finally, students starts free practice by performing a role-play speaking activity.


Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson, the students will be able to understand the time markers and use them correctly.

Subsidiary Aims

  • For students to recall future's vocabulary on the topic of tomorrow's world Invention.


Warm-up (2 minutes) • To rise the level of the students' energy and get them ready to start learning.

-Rhythm activity: Teacher sits on the chair and let the students sit on their chairs in front of here. She starts beating her leg performing a rhythm and students follow her doing the same.

Lead-in (5 minutes) • To set lesson context and generate interest in the topic.

Teacher tells the students that they are going to watch a starts short video about future inventions and decide whether that will be in the near future or the far one.

Pre-teach vocabulary (8 minutes) • To set the difference between far and near future.

Teacher asks students some questions: - what will you be doing in a year or two years? -What will you buy in a short tem? - Where you may be working in 10 to 20 years? -who will people be travelling with in the next thirty years?

Detailed-teaching vocabulary (20 minutes) • to let the students use the time marker vocabulary in right way.

-Students work on Ex.3A individually. Then check their answers in pairs. - Whole group check. -Teacher sticks a carton timeline on the board and distributes time markers vocabulary cards to students to fix them on the line in the right order as in Ex.3B. - Students listen to the audio to underline the stressed time marker expressions. students check with their partner. Whole class-check.

Free-practice (10 minutes) • Students use the target vocabulary to talk about their future.

Students try to sell their future inventions by mentioning. When it will be ready. How their inventions will be used. What advantages it will have.

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