Future Grammar Forms

Future grammar forms

Upper intermediate 2: Unit 5, p.47
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Future grammar forms

Upper intermediate 2: Unit 5, p.47

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Match the sentences with the correct types of plans & arrangements.
Arrangements (x2)
A plan made at the moment of speaking
Something happening without a special plan
Other phrases for plans / arrangements
I'll catch up with you later
The first presentation starts at 9.30
I'll be seeing Rich at college later
Jan, Begum and I are planning to meet...
We're going to take her out for a meal!
Stuart and Bella are having this dinner party.

Slide 2 - Drag question

Match the sentences with the correct types of predictions.
A predication based on evidence
A prediction based on opinion
A future fact
Other phrases for making predictions
She probably won't be my type.
It's going to be incredibly busy!
I'll still be on the train ..
It'll probably be dreadful!

Slide 3 - Drag question

1. Will
- For a decision made at the moment of speaking.
"I'll phone you later."

- Or for promises and offers.
"I'll call you this evening."

Remember:      will / won't   +     V1

Slide 4 - Slide

Choose the correct verbs.

"I'm sure she ______."
will understand
will be understanding

Slide 5 - Quiz

2. Going to
- For expressing present intentions for the future.

"I'm going to get married one day."
"She's going to be a doctor after she graduates."

*intentions = things you would like to do, but not carefully planned

Slide 6 - Slide

Choose the correct verb.

"Paula is ______ a specialist in surgery."
going to become

Slide 7 - Quiz

3. Present continuous (verb-ing)
- Used to talk about something we have arranged (carefully planned)

"I'm meeting Henry for lunch on Friday."
"He's playing football with his friends this evening."

*Remember - going to and present continuous are very similar. You can always use going to instead of present continuous.

Going to = not carefully planned, Pres. con. = carefully planned

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Choose the correct verb.

"We ______ lunch at my friends this weekend."
're having
'll have

Slide 9 - Quiz

4. Present simple
- For discussing an action which has been officially fixed or is part of a regular timetable.

"The show begins at eight o'clock."
"The class ends at 12.00pm."

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Choose the correct verb.

"The football match ______ at five."
will start

Slide 11 - Quiz

5. Future continuous
- Used for discussing something that will happen without any plan. 

"I expect you'll be going swimming tomorrow."
"Will you be going to the supermarket later?"

Slide 12 - Slide

Choose the correct verb.

"We ______ grammar in the next class."
won't studying
won't be studying

Slide 13 - Quiz

6. Other phrases
- There are some other phrases used for discussing future plans and arrangements: 

- decided to... (V1)
- planning to... (V1)
- hoping to... (V1)
- thinking of... (verb-ing)

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Choose the correct verb.

"They ______ buying a new motorbike."
are hoping to
are thinking of

Slide 15 - Quiz

Now we're going to play a game and see how much you can remember.

Slide 16 - Slide

I'll spin the wheel, and you must make a sentence using the words.

Slide 17 - Slide

Well done!

Now go back to Google Classroom and click 'Mark as done'.

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