Read fast and tick the topics
mentioned in the article:
work online shopping
Health and medical
science Houses and
Transportation cleaner, faster and safer
Business E-commerce, online shopping
longer, healthier and remain
Education e-schools and distance
What is one way to catch a glimpse of
the future ?
One way to catch a glimpse of the future
is to examine some of the major trends
in contemporary society.
1. The maglev train travels at an
amazing 430 km/m. F
2. Public transportation has already
been well developed all over China.
F in most urban
areas of China.
Compared with the modern cars or buses, what
is the most important thing in future
New fuels and
Why will the maglev train be popular in the future?
Maglev train Amazing speed---430 km/h
Controlled by an advanced
1. In the future, people can do
shopping on the Internet. F
2. Shopping is a form of entertainment.
Why will it become more and more
popular to do business on the Internet?
What can people do in the malls in
How will people pay for their
For companies, the internet makes it easier
to keep in touch with customers and
companies in other countries.
For people , shopping is no longer a
________but a form of entertainment
combining shopping with fun .
/ni’sesəti/ n. 必需品，需要
shopping with _______.
see a film
To pay for purchases,
people use _________
instead of cash.
1. Smallpox cannot be defeated.
2. The way diseases are cured will
Will it be possible for people to live a longer
life in the future? Give your reasons:
pay attention to……
care about ……
Scientists and physicians
new discoveries in …lead to changes…
diseases are….medicines are…
1.Real schools will always popular.
2. 0ur efforts to improve the world
will be successful. T
Schools on the air
education in the future
place at home/schools/wherever
way by watching….
view lifelong learners
Which of the following proverbs can replace the
sentence“Instead of being students only when
we are young, we will become lifelong learners.”
A. Knowledge is power.
B. It’s never too old to learn.
C. Where there is a will, there is a way.
D. No pains , no gains .
Fields advantages disadvantages
clean, fast, safe, expensive
convenient, easy to lose it
shopping saving time
convenient, no face-to-face
saving time teachers
What should we do to make sure
we will have a bright future?
If we learn to accept and appreciate
what is new and different, we will be
well-prepared for whatever the
future may have in store.
1. There’s a shock in store for him.
2. There was another accident in store
for him that day.
eg: we have_____________________ winter
a lot of food in store for the
I have some good news ____ store for
A. at B. in C. to D. on
Choose the correct phrase to fill in the blanks in the following story.
in general keep in touch with lead to
in store pay (no) attention to
Anne lives in a small town.She studies hard and helps her parents
with the housework. She is fond of surfing the Internet.
_____________she spends about an hour a day online.To her, it is a
wonderful place because you never know what it may
have__________for you. Last Friday, she found an e-pal. He called
himself “future”. They promised to_____________________each
keep in touch with
other. Ann’s parents and friends told her to be careful.“What will
it __________?” they asked.“A happy ending,” Anne said and
paying no attention to
continued typing, _____________________them. One month
passed and “Future” asked Anne to meet him at the school gate.
Life can be dreams
Life can be green thoughts
Life is mostly cheerful
But sometimes sad
Life can be dirty
Life can even be painful
But life is what you make it
So try to make it be beautiful