The Future

By , October 13, 2012 5:38 pm

Talking about the Future: weak — sure — very sure

Have a look at different notions of the future in the short cartoon-movie:

Nell’s Wedding

 Print out the cartoon

See how her attitude changes from “weak” to “sure” to “very sure”.

Where do the characters

  • predict future events or talk about their expectations
  • make quick decisions
  • talk about intentions or plans
  • talk about fixed arrangements


What are they going to do? Comparing two notions

What are they going to do…? (2 worksheets) 


 Interpreting Signs

Do you think it will rain? 

Yes, just look at the clouds. It is going to rain any moment.

Interpreting signs: Flipflaps


Then learners design their own flipflaps.


Predicting the Future

What does the future have in store for your friends? Ask your Paper Fortune Tellers


More ideas for a little “predictions” workshop.


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