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Radio listeners are calling in with questions for Professor Vroom. Complete the questions and answers. Use the words in parentheses.

Caller1: Hello, Professor Vroom. My question is this: __________ the car of the future ____________ (run) on gasoline?

Vroom: No, it ______________. It ______________ probably _______________ (use) solar energy. Thanks for calling. Next?

Caller 2: I had a flat tire yesterday. I was wondering, _______________ we still ________________ (get) flat tires on these future cars?

Vroom: No, we ______________. In fact, by the year 2010, flat tires ________________ (be) a thing of the past. Tires ________________ (have) a special seal so they ______________ (repair) themselvesautomatically.

Caller 3: Sounds great. In what other ways ____________________ the car of the future ____________ (be) different?

Vroom: Well, instead of keys, cars ___________ (have) smart cards. These ________________ (look) a lot like credit cards. They ______________ (open) doors, and they __________________ (adjust) the seats, mirrors, and steering wheels. They _____________ even _____________ (control) the inside temperature.

Caller 3:_______________ they _____________ (help) prevent car thefts?

Vroom: Yes, they ________________! OK, next caller?

Caller 4: Hello. I'm curious. How much ___________ these cars _____________ (cost)?

Vroom: I don't know exactly, but they certainly ________________ (not be) cheap.

Professor Vroom is going to take the train from New York to New Haven on Monday. He is asking questions at the information booth. Write his questions. Then look at the train schedule and write the answers. Use the simple present tense.

 

NEW YORK TO NEW HAVEN
MONDAY TO FRIDAY, EXCEPT HOLIDAYS
Leave Arrive Leave Arrive Leave Arrive
New York New Haven New York New Haven New York New Haven
AM AM PM PM PM PM
12:35 2:23 3:22 4:55 6:04 7:46
1:30 3:37 3:37 5:17 6:30 8:16
6:02 7:48 4:02 5:44 7:06 8:51
7:05 8:55 4:07 5:58 7:37 9:28
8:07 9:57 4:22 6:06 8:07 9:55
9:07 10:53 4:35 6:17 9:07 10:55
10:07 11:53 4:45 6:49 10:07 11:55
11:07 12:53 5:02 6:40 11:20 1:08
12:07 1:53 5:13 7:26 12:35 2:23
1:07 2:54 5:18 7:03 1:30 3:37
2:07 3:55 5:35 7:11 ------ ------
3:02 4:38 5:39 7:55 ------ ------
Pm Pm Pm Pm Pm AM

 

1. When / the first train to New Haven / leave New York?

Vroom: When does the first train to New Haven leave New York?

Information: It leaves New York at 12:35 a.m.

2. How long / the trip to New Haven / take?

Vroom: ________________

Information: _________________

3. So, what time / the 9:07 train / arrive in New Haven?

Vroom: _______________________

Information: _________________________



4. About how often / trains / depart for New Haven after that?

Vroom: ___________________________

Information: ______________________

5. And what time / the last morning train / leave New York?

Vroom: __________________________

Information: _______________________

Two people are traveling to the Car Show. Read their conversation and circle the most appropriate future forms.

Jason: I just heard the weather report.

Ariel: Oh? What's the forecast?

Jason: Itís raining /Its going to rain tomorrow.

Ariel: Oh, no. I hate driving in the rain. And it's a long drive to the Car Show.

Jason: Wait! I have an idea. We'll take / We're going to take the train instead!

Ariel: Good idea! Do you have a train schedule?

Jason: Yes. Here's one. There's a train that will leave / leaves at 7:00 a.m.

Ariel: What about lunch? Oh, I know, I'll make / I'm making some sandwiches for us to take along. I don't like train food.

Jason: Sounds good. You know, itís a long trip. What are we doing / are we going to do all those hours?

Ariel: Don't worry. We'll think / We're thinking of something.

Jason: You know, we have to get up really early.

Ariel: That's true. I think I'm going / I'll go home now.

Jason: OK. I'm seeing you / I'll see you tomorrow. Good night.

 

Most Chinese restaurants in the United States give you fortune cookies at the end of your meal. Inside each cookie is a small piece of paper with a prediction about the future (pic. 9).

Pic. 9

 


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