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Predictions

See also:
grammar:
will - future uses
 
grammar:
going to (prediction)
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Predictions:

 
 
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Will for predictions
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)
 
 

 

 
 
 
Speculation about the future quiz 01 (577)
Twelve-question short answer quiz. Students write in the correct word to complete the phrase for speculating: doubt, will certainly, is bound to etc
 
 

 

Speculation about the future quiz 02 (578)
Multiple-choice concept quiz using the same examples as Speculating about the future quiz 01. Students choose the correct paraphrase to the original sentence.
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 9 Old and new  Pages 82 - 83
May / might / will / definitely Listening: people make predictions about life 100 years in the future Students make prediction from skeleton sentences and prompts
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
12 Horroscope consequences  Page 12 
Horoscope consequence game
 
36 This may be your life  Page 36 
May, might, will. won't Class survey to compare people's predictions about their futures.
 
 

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics
Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses
Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)
 

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.
Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)
 

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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)