What life will be like in the future?
The Space City
The Space House
Introduction: Word Study
Which topics you think it will mention?
Try to find out the main idea of each part.
Part 1 ( Paragraph 1) Part 2 (Paragraph 2-12)
What will the city of the future look like? How will the students run a city in the future?
为解决垃圾问题，一所城市将把废料装到 大型宇宙飞船上并把它们射向太阳，来防止 垃圾填埋地球和环境问题。
To get rid of garbage problems, the city will load huge spaceships with waste material and send them towards the sun.
arrest criminals Police will _____________by firing nets instead of guns.
No smoking will be allowe ______a future city`s_____ within Limits.
All shopping will be done on line. and catalogues will have voice commands to place orders.。
Everyone will be given telephone number at birth that will never changed no matter where they live.
All forms of recreation will be provided free of charg
All cars will be powered by electricity.
car using solar energy
Distance surgery will become common as out operations carry doctors __________________from
People with disabilities will be able to go anywhere in the world usinghigh-tech ________cameras ____________their head. attached to
Travelling_________ in space by ordinary ________citizens will be common.
Activity 3 on Page 3
Do Activity 3 on your own. Then check the answers with your partner. Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. disability outdoors solar recreation net online 7. clinic 8. urban 9. mall 10. run out 11. surgery
Careful Reading – Activity 6 on Page 4
Work in pairs. Ask and answer the questions about the passage.
Answers: 1. They’ve thought how to run a city in 2025. 2. To the sun. 3. Criminals. 4. Within a city’s limits. 5. Online. 6. Their telephone number. 7. Recreation. 8. They’ll be powered by electricity. 9. Surgery. 10.Anywhere in the world.
Matching – Activity 4 on Page 3
Work in pairs. Try to match the words and phrases in the two boxes. Answers： arrest criminals carry out operation load huge spaceship recycle material rely on alternative energy waste natural resource
Activity 5 on Page 3
Find the words or phrases in the text which mean these things. Answers: 1. a risky business 2. outpatient 3. get rid of 4. senior citizens 5. free of charge 6. landfill
Words and phrases:
Work in pairs. Try to find out the useful phrases in the text.
?for sure ?make prediction] ?risky business ?run out ?recycle materials ?rely on ?alternative energy ?in the year 2025 ?get rid of
?load…with ?within…limits ?place orders ?at birth ?all forms of ?free of charge ?at the flick of a switch ?carry out ?attach …to…
?Language points for Reading
for sure 肯定；一定；必定 1, That is for sure. 那是一定的。 他一定回生病的。 2, He will be sick for sure.
certai sure/ certain 1，I am ____________ about it. n 2, We are sure/ _____________of victory. certain sure 3, It is _______ to rain.
1) n. 爱护，关心，关爱 1，Take care of your brother while I am aw
2， Cross the road 2) vi.
with care. 过马路要留神。
1，I don`t care about your opinion.
2，He care for no one. 关怀，照顾
run out = become used up 用完，耗尽
1, Our supplies finally run out.
2, His money soon ran out.
用完，耗尽 表主动，主语一般是人 run out of
He has run out of money. 他已经花完了钱。
run away 逃跑 run after 追逐，追求
rely on /upon sb./sth. 指望，依赖某人/某物
Nowadays we rely increasingly on computers fo
1, I relied on your coming early.
2, We can`t relay on her for help.
get rid of 处理掉，排除，摆脱
1，We have to get rid of the rubbish.
2， He made up his mind to get rid of his bad habit. 他决定改掉坏习惯。
3, You must get rid of all your worries and have a good rest.
把…装进…中 load … with . a ship /a train with good 1， load a… truck/ 给卡车 / 轮船 /火车装货 我们要负担太多的作业了。
2，We are load with too much homework fill… with…. equip…with… fit …with… cover…with…
no matter where they live = wherever they live
Whatever you say, I won`t believe you.
=No matter what you say, I won`t believ
no matter what/ where/ how…. = whatever/ wherever/ however
…will be provided free of charge by the
1)His charge is reasonable.
2) All the food is free of charge.
所有食物免费供应。 2, 掌管，照管，监护
Who is in charge here? 这儿谁负责？ The patients are under the charge of D
in charge of 掌管，负责 in the charge of charge of =under the
Mr zhu is in charge of class 5.
Class 5 is in(under ) the charge of Mr zhu.
….and it will be possible to change the co
of cars at the flick of a switch.
1, I will go at your call.
2, She burst out crying at the news.
.using high-tech cameras attached to thei
通过系在头上的高科技照相机。 把某物系在，缚在或附在…上 attach…to…
be attached to 附属于… 依恋于… attach a sign on each bag
ordinary 1,That is quite an/a ________ event. 2, He isn`t a hero but just a common /an_______ m
3, An/A ordinary _________working day is eight hou
2. with的复合结构： (1) He felt safe with his mum standing behind him.
with + n. + doing
(2) He went to the library with his homework finished.
(3) With a lot of homework to do, he isn’t free. (4) He is used to sleeping with the windows open.
with + n. + to do with + n. + adj.
(5) He likes reading with his MP3 on.
with + n. + adv. (6) He went out with a stick in his hand. with + n. + prep.
What will the city of the future look like?
Garbage ships Telephones for life Recreation Holidays at home Space travel
Forget smoking Forget the malls
criminals huge spaceship material natural resource
recycle rely on waste ( v)
1,What have students in a Texas university They`ve thought how to run a city in 2025 done? To the sun 2, Where will garbage ships go? Criminals 3, Who will batman nets catch? city`s limits be allowed to 4, Within Where a won`t people On smoke? line Their telephone number. 5, How will people go shopping? Recreation 6, What number will people keep for life?
Ask and answer the questions
7, What people have to pay for? They won`t will be powered by electricity Surgery 8, How will cars be different? Anywher
Work in groups
In your opinion, what life will be like in the future? Make predictions for the year 2015. Use your imagination as much as possible.
?What will schools be like in the future? ?What subjects will people study?
School on the air
?Where will people work in the future? ?What kink of jobs will people have?
Q: 在英语中，用来表达将要发生的动作或 事情有些什么表达方式？ Study: They will come back next week. The project will be completed in a month. Conclusion:
“Will＋动词原形”表示在将来某个时间要发生的动 作或存在的状态，常与表示将来的时间状语连用。 有时也可用来表示揣测。如：The predictions will come true if technology continues to develop.
Study: Look! It’s going to rain. They are going to stay for two days. What are you going to do when you leave school? Conclusion:
“be going to +动词原形”表示打算在最近或将来 要做的事；或表示根据已有的迹象推测很可能要 发生的事情。
Study: When does the summer vacation begin? My train leaves at ten o’clock. The department store opens at nine tomorrow morning. Conclusion:
一般现在时可以表示按计划或时刻要发生的事； 只限于某些瞬间动词，如arrive, begin, come, finish, get, go, leave, meet, return, sail, spend, start等。
Function – Activity 2 on Page 4
Match the sentences with the meanings. Answers: A. 3
B. C. D. E. F.
4 2 1 6 5
Function - Activity 3 on Page 5
Work in pairs and try to underline the most appropriate form of the verb. Answers: 1. will be like
2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. are you going to do does the plane arrive are going to have is coming will ring is going to study will go
Grammar:The future continuous
Q: 将来进行时的构成、用法？ Study: At nine o’clock tonight I will be doing my homework. In the year 3000 a lot of people will be living on space stations. Conclusion:
将来进行时由“shall/will+be+现在分词”构成； 表示将来某个时刻或某段时间内发生的动作，常 与特定的将来时间状语连用。
Q: 将来进行时还可以表示什么？ Study: You needn’t cook supper, Mum. I shall be cooking dinner tonight.
Tom will be telling you about it this afternoon.
Q: 一般将来时与将来进行时的区别？ Study: When will you finish the letters? When will you be seeing Mr White? Conclusion:
Grammar- Activity 3 on Page 7
Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. will be doing will be getting dressed won’t be working will be living Will, be staying will be lying
Let’s work hard and create a bright future.
Wish everybody a beautiful future!