Dreams for the Future
I will learn to talk about personal ambitions. Language in Context
Read the predictions made by John E. Watkins in the year 00. Say which predictions you think came true. Then listen to check. I, John E. Watkins, an American civil engineer, predict that in one hundred years from now… 1 Trains will travel at speeds of up to 240 kilometers per hour. 2 A man in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean will be talking to his family in Chicago. It’ll be like his family is sitting next to him! 3 People will be buying ready-cooked meals. 4 People will be sending pictures from anywhere in the world. Photographs of major events from another continent will be in newspapers in an hour, and they’ll have the colors of nature. 5 People will be eating strawberries as big as apples! Raspberries and blackberries will also be big. 6 Americans will be taller by three to five centimeters.
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