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Future forms for intention and probability

Put students into groups of six to eight. Tell the class to read through and guess how many in their group are going to answer “Yes” to the questions (including themselves). Then students take turns to ask the questions in their groups to find out if their guesses are correct.

 

  GUESS HOW MANY .

 

Guess how many people in your group are going to answer “Yes” (including yourself). Don’t ask the questions yet! Now, take turns to ask everyone in your group the questions. Were your guesses correct?

 

 

How many people in the group…

Guessed number

Real

number

1

...are going to eat in a restaurant sometime this week.

 

 

2

...might visit the USA in the next year.

 

 

3

...are going to go to the dentist next month.

 

 

4

....might go swimming this week.

 

 

5

....are not going to have a bath today.

 

 

6

...probably are not going out on Saturday.

 

 

7

..are going to catch a bus in the next week.

 

 

8

...may have a haircut this month.

 

 

9

...are definitely not going to ride a motorbike ever in their life.

 

 

10

.... are never going to grow a beard.

 

 

11

...are going to give someone a present this week.

 

 

12

...are going to have a birthday in the next month.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                         

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