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Future continuous

 

The future continuous can refer to actions that will be in progress at some specific time in the future; i.e. actions that have already started but have not yet be finished. In example (1) you will start dinner before nine and finish dinner after nine. In example (2) You will start sitting on the beach Read more

 

The following ESL resources are available for Future continuous:

 
 
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Future perfect / continuous
Concept questions for future continuous and future perfect; pair work for future perfect
 
 

 

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Future perfect and continuous practice
Ss complete sentences about themselves and their partners using future perfect and future continous.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Global Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

Global Upper Intermediate students' book 

Lindsay Clandfield   Rebecca Robb Benne   
 
Unit 1 Alive & Well  Page 13   Future continuous and future perfect
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 9 Soap  Pages 80 - 81
 
Unit 16 Review 2  Page 136 
Personal predictions; class survey
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 12 Student  Pages 113 - 114
 
 
New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 3 Adventures and mishap  Page 37   Language focus
Pictures with multiple-choice captions / speech bubbles. Analysis of examples. Follow up multiple-choice exercise. Listening - students guess the questions and then ask partner
 
Module 10 Getting together  Pages 111 - 112
 
Module 10 Getting together  Page 115 
practise
 
Consolidation modules 9 - 12  Page 136 
consolidation
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 41   Grammar: future continuous and future perfect
Find examples of these tenses in previous text + practice book exercises.
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate book cover 

Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 

Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
 
15 - 16 Future continuous and future perfect  Pages 15 - 16  Futures 1, Futures 2
Futures 1 Four notices relating to the future. Gap filled explanations Futures 2 Matching, short gap-fill
 
 

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context 

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
 
12 Future continuous and future perfect  Pages 63 - 68
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
 
18a & b Tomorrow's world  Page 18 
(18a) Multiple-choice quiz about life in the future. (18b) Six short texts in which the answers can be found.
 
18c Ten years from now  Page 18 
Students complete sentences making predictions about each other and read them out. Marked as pair work but could be done in small groups or even as a whole class if they know each other sufficiently well.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 1 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 2 Grammar notes on comparison with as..as 3
Download English grammar notes: comparison with as...as (PDF)