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1 Talking about plans for the summer

2 PLANS FOR THE SUMMER In the video, English Online’s staff shared their plans for the summer. What expressions can be used to talk about making plans? I counted at least 5 different ways.

3 Got it? NataliaI am going to rent a cottage. I will try to get as much sun as I can. BriarI am planning on going to the library. I hope to get to the library; we often go to the festivals. ArraI am planning to go to Calgary. StephanieI am flying to Germany.

4 Grammar Review Plans, already scheduled Present ContinuousI am flying to Germany. Plans, intentions, very likely to happen Going to I am going to rent a cottage Predictions, simple statements about the future Will - FutureI will go to Toronto. Plans, intentions, hopes plan on...ing, plan to, hope to I am planning on going to the splash pad. I hope to go to the library.

5 going to and will going towill Can you find the rule?

6 going to and will going towill planned action in the future; logical consequence (something is going to happen) prediction, assumption; spontaneous action

7 Which sentence is more common in everyday conversation? 1. The phone's ringing. aI'm going to get it. bI'll get it. 2. This task is too hard for me. aI'm going to help you. bI'll help you. spontaneous action

8 Which sentence is more common in everyday conversation? 3. Who wants to do it? aIt has already been decided. I'll do it. bIt's already been decided. I'm going to do it. 4. What are your plans for the summer? aI'm going to take an English course. bI'll take an English course. planned action in the future

9 Which sentence is more common in everyday conversation? 5. I need to catch up with my assignments. aSo I'm going to work all next weekend to catch up. bSo I'll work all next weekend to catch up. 6. I need someone to make a short oral presentation in Week 5. aI'm going to do it. bI'll do it. planned action in the future spontaneous action

10 Which sentence is more common in everyday conversation? 7. I'm so tired. aI think I'm going to bed. bI think I'll go to bed. 8. Good night. aI'm going to see you tomorrow. bI'll see you tomorrow. logical consequence prediction, assumption

11 What about your plans for the summer? You can: -go to the Discussion Board and write about your plans or -speak about your plans in a short video or a podcast (share it on the Discussion Board)

12 Summer 2013


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