Will people have robots?
How will the world be different in the future, 100 years from now?
People will have robots in their homes.
People won’t use money. Everything will be free.
Books will only be on computers, not on paper.
A B. C default. 12 + =？ ？。。。
Kids won’t go to school. They’ll study at home on computers.
There will only be one country. People will live to be 200 years old.
After 100 years, special devices will automatically take care of your runny nose when you are ill.
After 100 years, if you want to go to another country, you’ll be able to drive there.
四条腿的裤 子保证你随 时随地可以 休息。
After 100 years, the four-legged jeans will make sure you have a place to sit everywhere you go.
By the year 3000, you won’t carry a backpack. It will carry you.
By the year 3000, cars will always
have to stop for stop signs.
By the year 3000, your computer will punish you if you type something nasty（肮脏的） .
In the future, you’ll save time by having a robot make you exercise while you sleep.
in the future
People will have robots in their homes.
1a How will the world be different 100 years from now? Read these predictions. Check ( √ ) A ( for agree) or D ( for disagree). 1. People will have robots in their homes. ____A ___D 2. People won’t use money. Everything will be free. ____A ___D
3. Books will only be on computers, not on paper. ____A ___D
4. Kids won’t go to school. They’ll study at home on computers. ____A ___D
5. There will only be one country. ____A ___D 6. People will live to be 200 years old. ____A ___D
1b Listen and circle questions you hear in 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 Ask and answer questions about the predictions in 1a.
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.
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.
fewer 更少的, 修饰可数名词 less 更少的, 修饰不可数名词 more 更多的, 可以修饰可数和不可数名词
fewer vs less 相同点: 这两个词后都是比较级, 均可表示“较少的”。 不同点: 1. fewer是few的比较级,只能修饰可数名词的复数. 2. less是little的比较级,只能修饰不可数名词的复数. 试做以下试题: less ①I earn ______ money than my sister. fewer ②There are ______ cars parked outside than yesterday. fewer ③We have ______ students this year than last year. ④You ought to smoke ______ cigarettes and fewer less drink _____ beer.
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 the subways less. ______ 4.There will be more pollution. ______
√ 5.Cities will be very big and crowded. ____
2c Make conversations about the predictions in 2a and 2b.
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.
2d Role-play the conversation. Nick: What are you reading, Jill? Jill: It’s a book about the future. Nick: Sounds cool. So what will the future be like? Jill: Well, cities will be more crowded and polluted. There will be fewer trees and the
environment will be in great danger.
Nick: That sounds bad! Will
we have to move to other
Jill: Maybe. But I want to live
on the earth.
Nick: Me, too. Then what can we do?
Jill: We can use less water and plant more trees.
Everyone should play a part in saving the
1.People won’t use money. Everything will be free. 人们不使用钱，任何东西都是免费的。 be free 免费的， 除此意思外，be free 还 有“ 有空的，空闲的之意。 e.g. Many Spaniards believe that music and movies should be free. 许多西班牙人认为 音乐和电影应该是免费的。 Will you be free tomorrow morning? 你明天早上有空吗？
2. Will people use money in 100 years? 一百年后人们还会使用钱吗？ 这里的 in 100 years “在...期间;在...以后”后 接一段时间表示在将来某段时间之后。 e.g. He'll come back in a week. 他将于一周之后回来。 I’ll call you in two hours.
3. Everything will be free.
任何东西都是免费的。 还有“ 空闲的” 意思。
be free 在这里表示“免费的”。另外“ be free”
e.g. Admission is free for children under 9.
九岁以下儿童免费入场。 I’ll be free next week. 我下周有空。
4. What’s your prediction about the future?
prediction 是predict 的名词形式。有“预言、
Sales were five percent flowerer than predicted.
Newspapers predicted that Davis would be
5. Everyone should play a part in saving the
play a part in… 是一个固定结构，表示“
参与……; 在…… 中尽自己一份力量” 例如：
She plays an active part in teaching these
He didn’t play a part in making this decision.
buildings 1. How many new ___________ (建筑物) are there in your city this year?
2. It is ___________ (不可能的) for us to impossible finish the work in such a short time.
dress 3. That baby is able to ___________ (穿衣)
in the future 4. What will our life be like ___________
It seems 5. ___________ (好像) they have known
our new address.
1.I hear a great ___________ (science) will give scientist
us a talk tomorrow.
2. I think I can do all the housework by
myself ___________ (I).
3. Computers can’t take the place of
___________ (human) completely. humans
4. We must try our best to save water and
electricity ___________ (electric).
skating 5. Would you like to go ___________ (skate)
with us this weekend?
? There will be a sports meeting this
weekend. (改为同义句) going to There ____ ______ _____ be a sports is meeting this week.
2. I think Sally will be a doctor in five years.
（对画线部分提问） what do _________ ___________ you think Sally ___________ ___________ in five years? will be
3. There will be fewer people in 100 years. (改为一般疑问句) ___________ there ___________ fewer will be people in 100 years? 4. There won’t be any paper money. (改为同义句) little paper There will be _______ __________money. 5. My classmates often help me learn English. (改为同义句) help My classmates often ___________ me _______ my English. with
A 1. Are you _______ your winter holiday next week?
A. going to have B. will have C. had D. have
D 2. Do you often ______ from your parents?
A. heard B. hears C. to hear D. hear A 3. _____ Lucy ____ her homework in her room now?
A. Is, doing B. Does, do C. Do, do D. Did, do
C 4. She dances better than Mary _______.
A. is B. has C. does D. dance
5. Mary usually _______ up at five o’clock. D
A. will get B. got C. get last term.
6. They ______ four English classes a week C A. has B. have C. had D. are having D 7. A bird can ______ but I can’t. A. flies B. flying C. flew D. fly 8. They _______ to see me yesterday evening. D A. will come B. comes C. are coming D. came
C 9. We’re moving to a different town ________.
A. the day before yesterday B. last Sunday
C. the day after tomorrow
A. climb B. are
D. a week ago
C. is climbing
B 10. Look! The monkeys ________ the tree.
D. were climbing 11. --When _____ you ____ to Australia? --Next Monday. B
A. did, fly
B. will, fly C. are, fly
D. do, fly
C 12. Which team ________ the next football match?
A. wins B. won C. will win D. win
Make a survey about your best friends and finish the following chart.
Five years ago Today
He was…. He played…. He had…. He is …. He plays…. He has….
In five years
He will be…. He will play…. He will have….
My future is not just a dream ! What will you be ?will you be pretty ?will you be a teacher /doctor or whatever ?write a conversation to talk about your dream .