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Stage 10

What happens next?

1 . Você costuma ler o horóscopo para saber o que vai acontecer no seu futuro?

2 . Relacione as colunas para formar frases.

1 We were out walking on a beach when …

2 He was just about to take off when …

3 The man was saying that these birds can be very dangerous when …

4 He was just cycling along the path when …

5 I was just stepping into the boat when …

a) the wind suddenly lifted him up and he ended up in a tree.

b) a wave knocked my wife over.

c) his bicycle hit a rock and he fell in the bushes.

d) the boat moved and I ended up in the water.

e) the bird bit the head off the microphone.

3 . Leia as previsões abaixo baseadas na teoria do biorritmo, que mostra os ritmos que afetam o modo como o seu corpo funciona. Imagine que esta é a sua previsão e responda sim ou não para cada uma das frases (1–6) para as coisas que você deve ou não fazer hoje. Que parte da previsão (mente, corpo ou temperamento) ajudou você a tomar sua decisão?

1 I will decide to change my job.

2 I will go rock climbing.

3 I will write a shopping list.

4 I will go for a relaxing walk.

5 I will cheer up a sad friend.

6 I will plan that holiday.

Grammar: Future with will

Lembre-se: usamos will quando queremos especular sobre o futuro. Essa forma é utilizada para falar sobre o que pensamos ou acreditamos que acontecerá no futuro ou para fazer perguntas sobre o futuro.

People will have more control over their lives.
People will not have jobs for life.
They won’t be dependent on one employer.
Will people always have jobs for life?

4 . Você ouvirá James falar sobre como sua vida profissional mudou. Encontre quatro exemplos desse uso do tempo futuro.

5 . Ouça novamente e escolha a resposta correta.

1 What approach to our careers does the interviewer suggest at the beginning of the interview?

a) to think positively

b) to take a few risks

c) to try a new career

d) to be very careful

2 What does James think will happen in our careers?

a) We will have several different jobs.

b) We will get on better with our employers.

c) We will become more knowledgeable about computers.

d) We will depend on large companies for employment.

3 What does James think has become easier?

a) learning new skills

b) going into management

c) changing jobs

d) earning more money

4 What does the interviewer think about working in a call centre?

a) it’s not very exciting

b) not everyone would enjoy it

c) it’s a worthwhile job

d) he doesn’t want to think about it


Word Bank

alert (adjetivo) = alerta

call centre (substantivo) = central de atendimento telefônico

critical (adjetivo) = crítico, perigoso

descend (verbo) = descer

mood (substantivo) = estado de espírito, humor

phase (substantivo) = fase

positive (adjetivo) = positivo

restless (adjetivo) = inquieto

service industry (substantivo) = indústria de serviços

unthinkable (adjetivo) = impensável


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1-b, 2-a, 3-e, 4-c, 5-d

Exercício 3

1 yes (Mind)

2 no ( Body)

3 yes (Mind)

4 yes (Body)

5 no (Mood)

6 yes (Mind)

Exercício 4

Things will be different in a very positive way.

This will continue.

People will no longer have the same job for life.

Many of us will be happy to have several employers in a lifetime.

We won’t be dependent on one company.

We will be more independent.

We will have more control over our lives, and be less stressed.

Exercício 5

1-d, 2-a, 3-c, 4-a