will - future uses
Will - future uses
The following ESL resources are available for Will - future uses:
Sixteen dominoes with simple utterances illustrating will for spontaneous decisions and predictions; and going to for plans / intentions and strong predictions based on evidence.
Simple reference sheet on the use of will for making predictions + pairwork exercise where student's ask each other 8 questions about the future. (different questions for students A and B)
Ss correct errors in future sentences (all use will future)
General English course books (adults)
Lindsay Clandfield Rebecca Robb Benne
Sarah Cunningham Peter Moore
Module 6 Time off Page 56 Will and won't for predictions.
Students ask and answer questions about a future holiday: 'Will I have to book a seat?' etc
Matching sentence segments + listening
Peter Moore Sarah Cunningham
Photocopiable resource books
21 - Promises, promises Page 21 'Will' for promises.
(+ First conditional)
Role Play(family). Ss have to extract a promise out of other family members in exchange for making a promise themselves.
26 - Houseparties Page 26 Mill type role play with role cards. Ss ask about future plans etc and decide who they want to spend Christmas with.
34 - Crystal balls Page 34 Will for prediction.
Mill type role play with role cards.
Role cards: fortune tellers / fortune hunters.
Grammar books with exercises
Mark Nettle Diana Hopkins
General English adult course resource packs
17 Predict your future Page 17 Mill-drill type activity focusing on personal predicitons. 'I will probably', 'I'm sure I won't' etc.
36 This may be your life Page 36 May, might, will. won't
Class survey to compare people's predictions about their futures.
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.