Farideh Hasoumi Farideh Hasoumi

futur perfect & future continous
B2 Level level


This lesson is mainly going to focus on extending students’ understanding of Future Perfect and Future Continuous through the context of the text, drilling and speaking practice. The students will also analyze time phrases to identify the difference of the mentioned times, and apply their knowledge in speaking.



Main Aims

  • To review and extend students’ awareness of Future Perfect and Future Continuous, and give controlled and semi-controlled practice in them, in the context of prediction of futur life

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Students practice in speaking


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

Students will look at two photos and explain if they are eco-friendly or not .following the warm-up they have to score themselves based on the questioner to understand how much they do to save the planet and be environmentally friendly. After they will check their score and figure it out.

Exposure (8-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

before students start reading the text, they will learn the meaning of blocking vocabulary by illustration and a matching activity.CCQs will be taken to check students understanding of the meaning of the new words. right after, students will look at the title of the lesson, and make predictions about things in the list. finally, they go through the text to see if their prediction was correct or not.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

students will look at the highlighted sentences in the text and match them with the definition of the form .this activity will help them to get familiar with the application of future continuous and future perfect although future perfect is not generally used in everyday conversation. they will check the answers with their partners and feedback will be taken.

Clarification (8-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

in the previous activity, students got familiar with the meaning of the future perfect. in this part, a timeline will be shown to students to analyze the time expression for each grammatical point. the meaning will be given to students with applying CCQs , understanding of the students will be checked. after students will learn about the form and structure.

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

in this stage, students will do an exercise in pairs .they have to decide which of the sentences in the activity is correct or incorrect .in this part they have to support their answers with a reason to check if they have understood the concept of usage of future perfect and future continuous. after they did their activity, feedback will be taken.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further

in this stage, students will look further into the subject by completing the sentence using both forms and guessing by predicting their classmates' future. first, they write their classmates' names then they write the appropriate form in each blank to complete the sentence.

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