Will people have robots?
1a How will the world be different in the future, 100 years from now? Read these predictions. Check (√) (for
agree) or D (for disagree). 预言；预测；预示 A D 1. People will have robots in their homes.
D 2. People won’t use money. Everything will be = will not
A D 3. Books will only be on computers, not on paper. 纸
A D 4. Kids won’t go to school. They’ll study at = they will home on computers. A D 5. There will only be one country.
D 6. People will live to be200 years old.
will / shall引导的一般将来时:一般将来时表示将来发生的动作 或情况，最基本的结构：will / shall + 动词原形
肯定句：主语+ will / shall +动词原形+（宾语）+其他成份
People will have robots in their homes.
否定句：在will / shall 的后面加not即可。will not = won’t
People will not (won’t) have robots in their homes.
一般疑问句：把will / shall 提到句子主语之前，结尾变问号。
Will people have robots in their homes?
When will people have robots in their homes?
肯定句： There will be +名词+其他成份 [注意]：无论后面加单数名词或复数形式，be都必须用原形。
There will be only one country.
There won’t be only one country.
Will there be only one country? Yes, there will. / No, there won’t.
1b Listen and circle the predictions you hear in activity 1a. 1. People will have robots in their homes. 2. People won’t use money. Everything will be free. 3. Books will only be on computers, not on paper. 4. Kids won’t go to school. They’ll study at home on computers. 5. There will only be one country. 6. People will live to be 200 years old.
1c PAIRWORK Ask and answer questions about the predictions in activity 1a. A: Will people use money in 100 years? 一百年后 B: No, they won’t. Everything will be free. Will people live to be 200 years old? A: Yes, they will.
“in与after+时间” 都可表示“在…之后”。当它们用于一般 将来时态时，in后接“时间段”，after后接“时间点”。
1. He’ll come back in three years. 他三个小时以后回来。 2. He’ll come back after three o’clock. 他三点钟以后回来。
2a Listen and circle the words you hear. 1. There will be more / less / fewer people. 2. There will be more / less / fewer free time.
3. There will be more / less / fewer cars.
4. There will be more / less / fewer pollution. 污染
5. There will be more / less / fewer trees. Remember:
2b Listen again. Check (√) the predictions you hear.
1. There will be fewer people. √ 2. There will be less free time. 3. People will use less subways less.
4. There will be more pollution.
√ 5. Cities will be very big and crowded.
Look at activity 2b. Make conversations about the predictions. A: I think there will be more pollution.
B: Well, I don’t agree. But I think there will be fewer
A: I agree.
Grammar Focus Will there be less pollution? No, there won’t. There will be more pollution.
Will there be fewer trees? Yes, there will.
Kids won’t go to school.
Kids will study at home on computers.
肯定式：主语 + will + 动词原形
否定式：主语 + won’t + 动词原形
一般疑问句：Will + 主语 + 动词原形
fewer Use fewer to talk about countable nouns. eg. There will be fewer trees. There will be fewer people. less Use less to talk about uncountable nouns. eg. There will be less pollution. There will be less free time.
3a Look at the pictures of Sally. Then fill in the blanks in the sentences. 1. Five years ago, Sally was in high school . 2. She played
3. She had a cat . 4. Today Sally is in college
5. She plays a guitar
6. She has a dog . 7. In five years, Sally will be a mother / wife 8. She will play tennis
一般现在时：动词用现在式， 但当主语为第三人称单数时， 动词要有相应的变化。
. 一般将来时：动词在will后 9. She will have a baby . 面必须用原形。
Look at activity 3a. Make predictions about Sally.
A: What do you think Sally will be in five years?
B: I think she’ll be a doctor. (= she will)
A: What sport will she play?
B: She’ll play…
3c Now write about yourself. Five years ago, I was I played . I had . .
Today, I am I play
. . I have .
In five years, I will be I will play . I will have
4 GROUPWORK Draw a picture of the city of tomorrow. Then describe it to your class.
A: I think there will be more tall buildings. And there will be fewer cars and more