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Will for the Future; Future Time Markers The Future of Space Travel 9 Focus on Grammar 2 Part IX, Unit 31 By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells.

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2 Will for the Future; Future Time Markers The Future of Space Travel 9 Focus on Grammar 2 Part IX, Unit 31 By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells Copyright © 2006. Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

3 News Flash This is an exciting day. We’re watching the first airplane travel into space! Let’s go now to an interview with Burt Rhutan, the inventor of Spaceship One. will travel In the future, many people will travel by airplane into space. will change How will Spaceship One change the way people travel? Willbe Will these trips be expensive? won’t cost will probably take No, they won’t cost much. People will probably take their vacations to other planets. Good morning. This is Gloria Lopez reporting for Station XKZ.

4 The Future 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.

5 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

6 Contractions Use contractions of will with pronouns in speaking and informal writing. ContractionsI’llyou’llhe’llshe’llit’llwe’llthey’ll I will you will he will she will it will we will they will Practice your pronunciatio n of the contractions.

7 Sure, I’ll. Sure, I will. Be Careful! Do not use contractions in affirmative short answers. Will you please drive more slowly?

8 Predictions Use will to make predictions. By the year 2080, schoolchildren will take fieldtrips to Jupiter. By the year 2060, we will have airports on Saturn.

9 Promise or Assurance Use will to make a promise or give assurance. I think I’m lost. assurance Don’t worry, I’ll help you. I’ll take you back to your spaceship, I promise. promise

10 Ask for or Offer Use will to ask for or offer something. Willgive Will you give me a ride to the next planet? we’ll give Sure, we’ll give you a window seat. request offer

11 Won’t Won’t is the contraction of will + not. It has two meanings. refusal He won’t have a job next week. I won’t eat another bite. negative future negative future

12 Will take out 4. “ Will you please take out the garbage?” will rain 1. “I think it will rain next week.” won’t do 2. “This homework is too difficult. I won’t do it.” ’ll get 3. “I’ll get you some water for your hiccups.” Practice 1 Look at the statements. Match the statements to the different uses for will. Offer ’ll love “I’ll love you forever.” Promise Refuse Predict Ask for Example: will rain 1. “I think it will rain next week.” won’t do 2. “This homework is too difficult. I won’t do it.” ’ll get 3. “I’ll get you some water for your hiccups.” I’ll love “I’ll love you forever.”

13 Probably To say that something is not definite, use probably with will for the future. We’ll probably visit that planet.

14 Time Markers Some time markers are used only for the future. We’ll learn more about Earth tomorrow.

15 Practice 2 Use will to answer the questions with a partner. 1.What will you do in ten years? 2.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?

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