Can you guess what will be mentioned in the article? ( )Travel ( )Online shopping ( )Smart cards ( )Education ( )Health ( )Sports ( )Medical science
1.It is impossible to make forecasts about future developments. 2. The maglev train travels at an amazing 430 km/m. 3. People can combine shopping with fun in the future. 4. Smallpox cannot be defeated. 5.We are sure that our efforts to improve the world will be successful. T F F T F
1.What is one way to catch a glimpse of the future ? One way to catch a glimpse of the future is to examine some of the major trends in contemporary society. 一看，看见 …… ／ k ə n’tempr ə ri ／ adj. 当代的，现代的，同时期的，
2.What’s the advantage of on-line shopping? For companies, the internet makes it easier to keep in touch with customers and companies in other countries. For people, shopping is no longer a necessity but a form of entertainment combining shopping with fun. 与 …… 保持联系 /ni’ses ə ti/ n. 必需品，需要
3.Will people in the future be able to enjoy a longer and healthier life? Why? Yes, they will. For people, they are paying more attention to the importance of health. For doctors and physicians, they have a better understanding of the human body and there are advances in medical science. /fi’zi∫Әn/ n. 医生，内科医师
4.What kinds of schools will be there in the future?Why are they useful ？ They are “schools on the air” and “e-schools”. Because people can study whenever they have time and wherever they may be and, what’s more, they will become lifelong learners.
Life in the future is_______to______. But we can use _______to _____ ________ about future developments. One way in which we can _____ a ________ of the future is to examine some of the major _____ in ____________ society. difficultpredict modelsmake forecasts catch glimpse trends contemporary
Questions: 1.What’s the current trend of the transportation? 2.How is public transportation? 3.What is the purpose for using new technology? 4. What are the advantages of the new maglev train?
true or false 1.People will not go shopping in the future. ( ) 2.The Internet will play an important part in the future business. ( ) 3.People will use smart credit cards instead of cash. ( ) 4.In the malls, People can only do some shopping and eat something without any entertainment. ( ) F T T F
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Answer the questions: 1.In what way will students study in the future? 2.What will the schools in the future be like? 3.How can we be prepared for the different futures?
future transportation online shopping future life e--schools advantages disadvantages clean, fast, safe, without pollution high cost, expensive convenient saving time no insurance of quality Interesting, convenient, saving time no face-to-face coach longer and healthier