Cyber City (Future Simple)
by Victoria Kulbachna
Grammar: Future Simple
Level: Intermediate / Upper intermediate
Imagine you are one of the brightest young engineers and you are going to present your project 'Cyber city'.
Use the following words and expressions:
|Computers and phones||Computers and phones will be totally modernized:|
— wireless computers / laptops, holograms that control different operations, computers with its own defense mechanisms, laptops with interactive function that will allow you to move around different parts of the city;
— ultra-thin phones with voice-sensitive screen which react on your voice, almost invisible phones with keyboard that emerge like a hologram.
|Robots and other Machines||Robots will become a vital item that save our time and energy:|
— Robots teachers that replace humans; Robots Waiters; Highly qualified Robots Chefs that cook tasty dishes, using recipes; Cleaning staff Robots; Robots bodyguards; problem-solving interactive Holograms;
— Programmed Machines that cook different meals, wireless coffee and tea machines, Delivery Machines.
|Virtual reality headsets||You won’t see any clear distinction between virtuality and reality: |
— computer games will become things from the past; modified VR headsets will allow you to shift from place to place in an immediate way, unmistakable design, combined with technical refinement, create an unrepeatable style / highquality, convenient display / menu, quite modern and easy-to-use.
|Skyscrapers and bridges ||First it was bridges and skyscrapers, now, we are going to create a‘Joint Mechanism’:|
— a complex construction, skyscrapers will be joint by means of open bridges;there will be railways and roads for high speed self-driving buses;
— each skyscraper will have an enormous number of malls, offices, cinemas, cafes and even huge aquariums;
— there will be also aerial cafes with robot staff that serve flying cars.
|Means of transportation||This will be an era of flying cars and ‘speed monsters’:|
— people will be able to move, using any kind of transport; flying cars will solve the problem with traffic jams forever; flying self-driving taxis with programmed routes;
— ultra high-speed trains (speed monsters) will get you anywhere; comfortable / always in time and safe / able to move through the tunnels and on the bridges.
|Cyber Police and safety||Police are friendly and understanding, but remember they are always for the law:|
— cyber police, society-oriented approach, humane and just police, with respect for law;
— permission to use laser guns, laser helmets that allow to monitor the crime scenes, special bullet proofsuits, electronic handcuffs; high-speed police cars with the function of teleportation;
— automated towers with beacons at the top, offices provided with modern laser security systems, access automatic systems that scan your fingerprints.