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# unit7 Will people have robots (section A)

Unit 7 Will people have robots?

Section A

Let’s have a discussion.

What will people’s life be like in 100 years? After 100 years….

robot /?u/ /?/ robots

Will people have robots in their homes?

Will people use money in the future? Yes, they will. No, they won’t. Everything will be free.

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Will books be on paper? No, they won’t. Books will only be on computers.

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Will kids go to school? No, they won’t. They’ll study at home on computers.

Will people live to be 200 years old? Yes, they will.

What will our life be like in 100 years?
1. People won’t use money. Everything will be free.
2. People will have robots in their homes.

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.

Make predictions.
Do you think there will be robots in people’s homes? Will kids go to school?

Yes, there will. I think every home will have a robot.

Kids won’t go to school. They will study at home on computers.

1a How will the world be different 100 years from now?
Do you agree or disagree? (A or D) 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.

1b Listen and circle the predictions you hear in activity 1a.
1. 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.

Language points
100年以后 Boy 1: Do you think people will have robots in their homes in 100 years? 否定转移：believe, Boy 2: Yes, I do. I sawguess, suppose,TV, a robot on seem and it cleaned the kitchen. Boy 1: Well, I don’t think people will use money.

think, guess, believe

I so. Boy 2: I hope bet (that)….我敢肯定…. Boy 1: I bet kids won’t go to school. They’ll study at home on computers. Boy 2: Oh, I disagree. Boy 1: You do? Boy 2: Yeah, there will always be schools.

1c
A: Will people use money in 100 years?
B: No, they won’t. Everything will be free. Will people live to be 200 years old? A: Yes, they will.

What will our city be like in 50 years? I think there will be more / fewer / less...

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. 5. There will be more/less/fewer trees.

2b

Listen again and check the predictions you hear

_____ 1. There will be fewer people.

_____ 2. There will be less free time.
_____ 3. People will use the subways less.

_____ 4. There will be more pollution.
_____ 5. Cities will be very big and crowded.

Language points:
v.predict Woman: OK, now I want to hear everyone’s predictions about the future. Girl 1: Well, I think there will be more people. 用在不定代词和疑问词后 Woman: More people? OK. What else?

I 修饰不可数名词 beam hope, believe, guess, Boy1: I predict that there will lessafraid not/ I don’t think so. free time. Woman: I hope not. Girl 2: Well, I think there will be fewer cars. Woman: You do? 修饰可数名词 Girl 2: Yes, people will use the subways more.

Woman: That’s a great idea. Let’s hear another prediction. 对…有益 Boy 2: There will be less pollution.be bad for Woman: That will be good for the earth! Girl 1: I think there will be fewer trees. be crowded with will be really big I think cities and crowded because there will =far, much+比较级 be a lot more people.

2c GROUPWORK
A: What’s your prediction about the future? B: I think there will be more pollution. A: Really? I don’t think so. But I think there will be fewer trees. B: I agree.