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  1. What’s the future? future -ology Futurology Futurologist

  2. Goals ■ To read about some predictions and get the right titles for them. ■ To use the right tenses to talk about the future. i.e. will have done; will be ■ To make future predictions about different subjects.

  3. Fast reading • Futurology • From the Past to the Future • The Future Business • Tomorrow’s World • A Perfect Future

  4. Fast reading • Futurology • From the Past to the Future • The Future Business • Tomorrow’s World • A Perfect Future

  5. Futurologists’ seminar Plan the future of the world a meeting or conference to discuss a certain topic

  6. Futurologists’ websites click handier stainless starvation Next few years By 2015 By 2025 150years smarter solar Middle of the c. End of the c. By 2030

  7. What tenses are used? • In the next few years, computers will be handier. • By 2015, clothing industry will have produced .. • By 2025, no one will die of starvation … • By 2030, science will have made it possible … • By the middle of the century, computers …will have been developed. • By the end of the century, we will have discovered …

  8. Talk about their predictions in pairs handier stainless starvation Next few years By 2015 By 2025 150years smarter solar Middle of the c. End of the c. By 2030

  9. Predictions For The Year 2011 from 1931

  10. Predictions For The Year 2011 from 1931

  11. Which prediction has come true? How/ Why? Wealth Will Be Distributed Equally A 70-Year Life Span More Old People , Living Conditions Improved East Will Be on the Rise

  12. How do people make predictions? Next few years By 2015 By 2025 Middle of the c. End of the c. By 2030 Wealth Will Be Distributed Equally A 70-Year Life Span More Old People , Living Conditions Improved East Will Be on the Rise

  13. W.J. Mayo: A 70-Year Life Span • Contagious and infectious diseases have been largely overcome, and the average length of life of man has increased to fifty-eight years. The great causes of death in middle and later life are diseases of heart, blood vessels and kidneys, diseases of the nervous system, and cancer. The progress that is being made would suggest that within the measure of time for this forecast the average life time of civilized man would be raised to three-score and ten. Based on facts in the past, the present situation Combined with their hope for the future

  14. Your turn • When we see 20 years ahead.

  15. Your turn • When we see 20 years ahead.

  16. Your turn

  17. Your predictions • In the next few years, computers will be handier. • By 2015, clothing industry will have produced .. • By 2025, no one will die of starvation … • By 2030, science will have made it possible … • By the middle of the century, computers …will have been developed. • By the end of the century, we will have discovered …

  18. Why do we need predictions? • Predictions are not just dreams.