Future Time Expressions Practice- Giving Advice and Recommendations

Level: Intermediate

Topic: Time

Grammar Topic: Future Forms

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Giving Advice & Recommendations- Future Time Expressions Practice
Choose one of the future times below and explain a situation related to it that needs 
advice/ recommendations, using the phrases and/ or topics below to help if you like. 
Listen to your partner’s advice/ recommendations and respond positively or negatively
depending on what you think about what they say. 

Useful language for explaining the situations
I feel…
(My… has told me that) I have to…
I need to…
I want to achieve…
I want to…
I’d like to…
I’m planning to…
I’ve been set a target of…
My (main) ambition/ goal is to…
My boss/ section/ company/ industry will probably…
My New Year resolution is to…
The deadline for… is…
There is a…

Suggested topics
Career
Crime
Food and drink
Free time/ Hobbies
Giving things up
Health
Hospitality/ Socialising
Travel
Trying something new

Suggested times
At… o’clock (in the morning/ in the afternoon/ in the evening/ at night) (today/ on… 
day/ on the …th of…)
By… o’clock (today/ on… day/ on the …th of…)
Later (today)
This evening
Tonight
By the close of business (tonight/ on Friday)
Tomorrow (morning/ afternoon/ evening/ night)
The day after tomorrow
On Monday/ Tuesday/ …day
On the first/ second/ third/ fourth/..th (of…)
By …day

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