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5 High-scoring expressions to talk about the future

Apr 04 2022

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Using the right tense at the right time can be a difficult task. In this post, we look at 5 expressions to talk about the future and how to use them! Look at the expression with usage samples!

5 High-scoring expressions to talk about the future - First Academy

Whether you are taking the IELTS test or the OET or for that matter the PTE, what you will certainly to is talk about the future. It could be talking to a patient's caretaker about what is in store for the future or it might be to talk about a place you would like to visit or something you would like to do after graduation on write a response to IELTS writing task 1 which talks about the future - here are the 5 killer expressions that you will need to know for making sure that you have the best preparation for IELTS, OET, PTE, or TOEFL.

5 Expressions to talk about prediction and possibility

With usage examples to help you understand the real world applications.

1. is shown to be (this expression shows how things usually are)

  • In novels, love is shown to be the solution for everything.
  • In Indian movies, the hero is shown to have no character flaws.

2. is expected to…

  • The war is expected to last several weeks.
  • The package is expected to arrive tomorrow.
  • Sales are expected to cross 20000 units in the next financial year.

3. is forecast to… (remember, forecasted can be used, but it is best avoided)

  • The trend is forecast to continue
  • Japan's surplus is forecast to increase a little, to 2.9%.
  • It is forecast to grow by around 3.5% this year.

4. is predicted to…

  • The world’s population is predicted to increase by 20% by 2050.
  • That number is predicted to double within a few decades.

5. is projected to…

  • By 2035 the proportion of unemployed population is projected to rise to 46%.
  • In 2025, it is projected to be a billion units.
  • By 2050, this figure is projected to fall below 26%.

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