Worksheet 1- Speaking
Ask your partner as many questions as you can about next weekend. When you run out of ideas (but not before!), use questions below that they haven’t answered yet.
Are you doing anything special this weekend?
Are you meeting anyone at the weekend?
Are you going to do anything nice for your boyfriend/ girlfriend/ family/ friends?
What time are you going out on Saturday?
Are you going to have a lie in tomorrow?
What will the weather be like, do you think?
What will you do if it snows again?
How much TV do you think you will watch?
Are they showing any good films on TV?
Are you going to do your homework, or will you leave that until Monday?
Will you have the chance to relax/ have a nap/ catch up on your sleep?
Are you going to leave the city at the weekend?
Are you going to tidy up your flat, or will someone else probably do it for you?
Will you have a hangover on Sunday morning?
Are you going to church on Sunday? Will the service/ sermon be interesting?
Are you going shopping? How much do you think you will spend?
Next weekend and future tenses
Worksheet 2- Tenses
Without looking at the list of questions about next weekend on Worksheet 1, fill in the correct tense. Sometimes more than one tense is possible.
___________________(you do) anything special this weekend?
___________________ (you meet) anyone at the weekend?
____________________ (you do) anything nice for your boyfriend/ girlfriend/ family/ friends?
What time _________________ (you go out) on Saturday?
____________________________ (you have) a lie in tomorrow?
What ______________________ (weather be) like, do you think?
What _______________________ (you do) if it snows again?
How much TV do you think ____________________ (you watch)?
_____________________ (they show) any good films on TV?
_________________ (you do) your homework, or _______________ (you leave) that until Monday?
___________________ (you have) the chance to relax/ have a nap/ catch up on your sleep?
_______________________ (you leave) the city at the weekend?
_______________________ (you tidy up) your flat, or will someone else probably do it for you?
________________ (you have) a hangover on Sunday morning?
__________________ (you go) to church on Sunday? ________________ (the service/ sermon be) interesting?
__________________ (you go) shopping? How much do you think _______________ (you spend)?
Next weekend and future tenses
Worksheet 3- Topics
Work with your partner to make at least one future question about each of the topics below. Try to use a range of future tenses. Don’t answer the questions yet.
In ten years’ time Next job
Study The end of this year
World economy Economy of your country
Where you live English tests
English level Next public holiday
Days off Holiday
The environment Politics
Retirement This evening
Savings and investments Promotion
Purchases Sports, clubs and hobbies
Skills and qualifications Technology
Ask and answer the questions you decided on together
Ask and answer other questions on the same topics
Ask and answer questions on other future topics
PDF version for easy printing: NextWeekendsFutures