2News FlashIn the future, many people will travel by airplane into space.No, they won’t cost much. People will probably take their vacations to other planets.This is an exciting day. We’re watching the first airplane travel into space!How will Spaceship One change the way people travel?Good morning. This is Gloria Lopez reporting for Station XKZ.Will these trips be expensive?Let’s go now to an interview with Burt Rhutan, the inventor of Spaceship One.
3In the future, we will have friends from other planets. Use will + the base form of the verb to talk about things that will take place in the future.In the future, we will have friends from other planets.
4I will takes your gift to my leader. Be Careful!Use the base form of the verb after will or won’t.I will takes your gift to my leader.I will take
5Practice your pronunciation of the contractions. Use contractions of will with pronouns in speaking and informal writing.Practice your pronunciation of the contractions.ContractionsI willyou willhe willshe willit willwe willthey willI’llyou’llhe’llshe’llit’llwe’llthey’ll
6Will you please drive more slowly? Be Careful!Do not use contractions in affirmative short answers.Will you please drive more slowly?Sure, I’ll.Sure, I will.
7Predictions Use will to make predictions. By the year 2060, we will have airports on Saturn.By the year 2080, schoolchildren will take fieldtrips to Jupiter.
8Promise or Assurance Use will to make a promise or give assurance. I think I’m lost.Don’t worry, I’ll help you.promiseassuranceI’ll take you back to your spaceship, I promise.
9Ask for or Offer Use will to ask for or offer something. offer request Will you give me a ride to the next planet?offerrequestSure, we’ll give you a window seat.
10Won’t Won’t is the contraction of will + not. It has two meanings. He won’t have a job next week.I won’t eat another bite.negativefuturerefusal
11Practice 1 Example: Promise Offer Predict Ask for Refuse Look at the statements. Match the statements to the different uses for will.Example:“I’ll love you forever.”Promise“I’ll love you forever.”3. “I’ll get you some water for your hiccups.”3. “I’ll get you some water for your hiccups.”Offer1. “I think it will rain next week.”1. “I think it will rain next week.”Predict4. “ Will you please take out the garbage?”Ask for4. “ Will you please take out the garbage?”2. “This homework is too difficult. I won’t do it.”2. “This homework is too difficult. I won’t do it.”Refuse
12We’ll probably visit that planet. To say that something is not definite, use probably with will for the future.We’ll probably visit that planet.
13We’ll learn more about Earth tomorrow. Time MarkersSome time markers are used only for the future.We’ll learn more about Earth tomorrow.
14Practice 2 Use will to answer the questions with a partner. What will you do in ten years?Where will you live?3. Will you take vacations to other planets?4. Will you take English classes next year?5. What classes will you take?