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Eco-Guilt, Future perfect & Future Progressive
B2 Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn about "Future Perfect & Future Progressive" through guided discovery based on a reading text about "Eco-Guilt". The lesson starts with a discussion about a picture. It will be followed by reading some sentences including future perfect and progressive. Then, there is some controlled practice by correcting the verbs between brackets and free practice via a final speaking activity.


Abc complete using the correct structure
Abc picture
Abc Guided Discovery Activity
Abc Course Book

Main Aims

  • To provide students with practice using the future perfect and future progressive in the context of "How we will be living in 20 years' time...(or will we?)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To allow students to read for gist and specific information to highlight the strucutre of future progressive and perfect
  • To provide students with an opportunity to practice speaking using the future perfect and future progressive correctly.


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

- project a picture and ask students to read some predictions that have been made about the next 20 years. Which ones do you thin….? Are already happening. Are likely to happen. Probably won’t happen - Ss check their predictions with their partners - General FB.

Reading for specifc information (3-5 minutes) • To drwa studnets' attentio to the highlighted verbs in the predictions.

-Encourage Ss to look at the highlighted verbs in the predictions and answer the follwoing questions. Which ones refer to…? *an action or situation that will be finished in the future. *an action or situation which will be in progress in the future. - Ss check with their peers. -C/W FB

Teach / Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- Students will be given a guided discovery worksheet - Answer the concept checking questions to work out the meaning, form and pronunciation for themselves. -Monitor and help as needed - peer check - General FB .

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • Check students' understanding of the target language

- Students will be doing an activity to check their understanding of the TL (PW) -Monitor for help -Re-group with other students to check their answers. -General FB

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

- In pairs, Ss will do the following activity to practice speaking using the TL. Talk to a partner and say if you think the following predictions will happen. Explain why (not) - In two groups, they will share their predictions. - As a whole class, they will share the predictions. - Ss will be encouraged to use the adverbs " definitely, probably, and likely / unlikely. - Monitor for a delayed error correction stage. - General FB

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