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UNIT 11 WRITING ABOUT YOUR FUTURE. TASK Think about your future life. How do you see your life…?  Next year  In five years’ time  In ten years’ time.

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1 UNIT 11 WRITING ABOUT YOUR FUTURE

2 TASK Think about your future life. How do you see your life…?  Next year  In five years’ time  In ten years’ time Write some notes about your hopes and ambitions at each of these times.

3 Grammar used I) BE GOING TO + INF Meaning: The be going to form expresses the subject’s intention to perform a certain future action. Ex: I’m going to meet Tom at the station at 6. What are you going to do when you get your degree? II) WILL + INF Meaning: express the speaker’s opinions, assumptions, speculations about the future Ex: He’ll build a house. ( This is his opinion and gives no idea when the building will start) TALKING ABOUT FUTURE PLAN

4 III) MIGHT + INF Ex: I might work as a tutor next summer. IV) I’D LIKE + to INF Ex: I’d like to become a doctor after graduating. TALKING ABOUT FUTURE PLAN

5 New words  Immediate (a) happening or done without delay = instant Ex: After hearing the question, she gives an immediate action.  Be excited (about / at / by sth) | excited (to do sth) feeling or showing happiness and enthusiasm Ex: She’s excited about his performance.  Be interested in (sth/sb) | interested (in doing sth) giving your attention to sth because you enjoy finding out about it or doing it Ex: I’m very interested in history.

6 New words  To decide (v):to think carefully about the different possibilities and choose one of them  Decision (on / about sth) | decision (to do sth) a choice that you make after thinking what is the best thing to do Ex: He is really bad at making decision on difficult issues.  Get on (get along) with sb |get on (get along) together : to have a friendly relationship with sb: Ex: She’s never really got on with her sister.  Landscape (n) a painting of a view of the countryside

7 Sample Essay

8 Introduction Hello everyone, my name’s Susanna, Suzie for short. I’m 20 years old. At the moment I’m in the second year at art school and I often dream about my future. I have big plans and I like to tell you a bit about them.

9 Body My most immediate plans are holiday plans. I’m going to visit my brother, who’s working in Australia. My mother and I are going to spend Christmas with him in the summer sun. I’m very excited about that. When I return, I have to make a final decision about which course I’m going to study next year. I’m still not sure- I might do fashion design or I might do landscape design. It’s difficult because I’m interested in both clothes and gardens. If I choose landscape, I’d like to work with my friend Jasper. He’s brilliant with gardens and we’ve already worked on two together. It was great fun and we get on very well. In five or ten years’ time I would like to have my own business and work for myself, like my father. He has his own building business. I might even do a business course after I finish art school. Of course, one day I hope to marry and have children- ideally, before I’m 30, but I can’t plan when I’ll meet the right person and I haven’t got a boyfriend at the moment

10 Conclusion In my dream I see myself at 40 running a successful gardening company with about 20 employees. I’ll design beautiful gardens for beautiful people. I’ll have a beautiful house, two beautiful children and, of course, a husband who’s as successful as I am. Who knows, it might even be Jasper!

11 Introduce about yourself: What’s your name? Your age? Your job? Do you dream about your future? How do you think your life would be this year? Next year? In five or ten years later? What do you intend to do then? Your expectation about your life in future? OUTLINE INTRODUCTI ON Body CONCLUSI ON

12 Now, you will have 15 minutes to do the writing task. Remember to use the structure of expressing future plan in your essay.

13 THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION


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