Presentation on theme: "Future in the Past Was/were going to is used in noun clauses that are the direct object of a past tense verb. This expresses an action that we thought."— Presentation transcript:
1 Future in the PastWas/were going to is used in noun clauses that are the direct object of a past tense verb.This expresses an action that we thought would happen at some time after the time we thought it.Ex. Jessie dreamed she was going to marry Yao Ming.
2 In this use, was/were going to (become) has the same meaning as would (become). Crystal predicted that she would become a doctor.Crystal predicted that she was going to become a doctor.What did you predict that you would become?
3 Simple past verbs of mental activity occur before a noun clauses with would or was/going to. believed hoped decided imagined doubted knew dreamed felt pretended found out realized forgot remembered guessed thought had no idea was/were sureAnnie knew that she would have over 50 boyfriends in one year!Choose five verbs from above and write sentences telling what you _(verb)_____ that would/was going to happen.
4 The future in the past is used for an action that was intended but never happened. Ex. Stacey was going to become an English teacher, but she didn’t like verb tenses.Simple past is used for the reason why the intended action didn’t happen.What did you intend that didn’t happen and why didn’t it happen?
5 They were going to go fishing, but the car broke down. Go to the movies can’t singCall home forgetGo on a picnic it be too hardTake photographs be too afraidMow that lawn not have a car/ filmBecome artists get sickGo shark hunting not have enough money
6 Rap it Up B p. 61Picture Puzzle p. 62Great-Aunt Bertha vs. the City Council pHomework:Review simple past, past continuous, and future in the pastComplete Finish the Story on p.66-67