Unit 7 Will people have robots?
3a Read Jill’s answer to the question” what will your life be like in the future?” Fill in the blanks with the following words.
meet wear work more live less look fewer keep take
In 20 years, I think I’ll be a newspaper reporter. I’ll _______in Shanghai, because live there will be_______ jobs in that city. As a more reporter, I think I will _______ lots of meet interesting people, so I’ll have more friends.
I’ll have _______ pets, though, fewer because I’ll have _______ free less time. And my apartment will be no good for pets because it’ll be too small. So I’ll probably just keep wear ____a bird. During the week, I’ll____ smart clothes. On the weekend, I’ll____ less smart but I’ll be more look comfortable. In the future, people will work ____more so they’ll probably have fewer vacations, but I think I’ll _______ a holiday in Hong kong when possible. take One day I’ll even go to Australia.
8. So I’ll probably just keep a bird.
keep: v. “保持; 维持; 喂养”
1) keep + sb. / sth. +形容词 “使某人/某物??”
e.g. The job kept them busy for a year. 2) keep +形容词 “保持” “让某人/某物继续做某事” e.g. The man ran up and down to keep warm. 3) keep + sb. / sth. doing 4) keep + doing
e.g. She kept us waiting for her at the station for an hour.
e.g. He kept running after her, trying to catch her.
9. I will live on a space station. space 空间, 空处 (可数) e.g. There is a space of 46 inches wide between the two bookcases. The road is bad for a space of two miles. We need more space to set up it. Is there any space left? 还有地方吗? space当太空讲时是不可数名词。 space station 太空站 space suit 宇航服 space ship 太空船
What will you be in 10 years ? I will be a … Where will you work? I will work in…..
Make predictions: How will you be different in the future? Maybe 20 years from now? I will be more beautiful. I will have lots of money. I won’t go to school. I will have a big house. ……
Write a short passage about yourself. Five years ago, I was in primary school, I played football with classmates after class, and I had a dog. Now I’m a middle school student, I like playing tennis. I am good at English and I have good grades. In five years, I will be a doctor, I will make much money, and I will travel around the world. I will play the guitar. I will have a car.
five years ago now in five years
3b Complete the chart about your life 20 years from now. You can add more items. What will your…be like? job home Super policeman In America
free time attend a dancing party, activities travel neighborhood A famous singer
3c Write about your life 20 years from now. Use 3a and 3b to help you.
In 20 years, I think I’ll be a super
policeman. I’ll live in America, because
there will be more
joys in that city. As a
super policeman, I think I will catch
many bad guys(坏人), so I’ll help keep the
city peaceful. And in my free time, I’ll
attend all kinds of dancing balls,
so that I can make a lot of friends. In addition,（另外）I want to take a holiday to travel around the world. Every time when I get home, my neighborhood Coco will sing for me. I like this kind of life.
Discuss how you think a robot will help students with schoolwork in the future. Write down your group’s ideas and draw a picture of your robot.
1.I think students won’t need dictionaries
because a robot will tell them the meanings
Sample: 1. I think students won’t need to go to school, because their robots can teach them at home. 2. I think students won’t need to write their homework on paper but on computer, and robots will help students to correct the homework.
1. I _________ (visit) my uncle tomorrow. will visit
2. There _______ (be) a football match in will be
our school next week.
will help 3. He __________ (help) you with your English this evening. will play 4. They _________(play) soccer if it doesn’t rain. will have 5. We _________ (have) a meeting tomorrow.
Do ______ ______ there will be robots you think
in people’s _____ ___________ homes?
will live to be People ______ _____ _____ _____150 years old.
will be I think she ______ ____ a doctor.
4. 你住哪儿? 我住在北京。
______ _____ _____ ______? I live in Beijing. Where do you live
over and over again He read her letter ____ ____ ____ _______.
got bored He _____ _______ after he waited for long.
Kitty ____ ______ able ________ ______take part in is not to the sports meeting. 2. 昨天有好几百人来我们学校参观。 Hundreds of people came to visit our school yesterday. ______ ___
生活。Peter finds a job in Shanghai, so he has to
_____there_______. live alone
4. 我们家乡的污染没有以前严重了。 There is _____ ___________ in our less pollution hometown than before. 5. 十年后你会是什么样子？ Will you be like How ____ ____ __ ______ in ten years?
Ⅳ.单项选择 A 1.The next time you see Nikos, he _____
sixteen years old.
A. will be B. is A. studies C. was D. will
2.Margot_______computer science last year. B
C. will study A. is
D. is studying
3.In ten years, John_______ an astronaut. B
B. will be C. was D. will
4. How many people_____ there fifty years ago. D A. will B. were C. are D. will be
5. In AD 20 000,what_______the world be like? B A. is B. will C. was D. are 6.There is_______ meat but_______ cakes on D the
plate. Please have one. A. a little; a few C. few; little B. a few; a little D. little; a few
7.There is very _______on this street. D A. few traffics C. few traffic B. little traffics D. little traffic
8.What is your favorite 21st century prediction ? —I predict there will be _______leisure time. D A. many B. few C. fewer D. less
写作 内容: 你想要拥有你自己的机器人， 跟科学家描述一下你都要求你的机器
Dear robot scientist,
I am a student from No.52 Middle School. ________