A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS
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Will for Future Predictions- Things in Common
Make predictions about yourself that you think might also be true for your partner. You get
one point each time that they say “Me too”/ “So will I”/ “Me neither”/ “Neither will I” etc (you
can also use negative sentences). If your partner would use a different prediction phrase,
e.g. “could” rather than “will probably”, it doesn’t count as one point. To make sure you are
using the right kind of future forms, don’t talk about your arrangements, your plans, etc,
only things that you imagine about your future life.
Useful language for making predictions
I will (definitely/ almost certainly/ probably/ probably not/ almost certainly not/ definitely not)
I might/ may (well)…
I could (possibly)…
Possible things to make predictions about
Appearance (hair, weight, etc)
Arts and media
Changes – Things staying the same
Free time/ Hobbies
Health and fitness
Money/ Finances/ Investments
Where you live
Possible times to make predictions about
In the near future
In the distant future
In the next… months/ years/ decades.
One day/ Some day
Useful language for talking about things in common
Me too./ So will I.
Me neither./ Neither will I.
(I’m not sure but) I think I will/ I guess I might/ I suppose I could.
Really? I (probably) will/ might/ could/ (probably) won’t (…)
Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2016