Accessed on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 08:11:43 AM [GMT +0900] EF 2 UNIT 12

1. Alice is young. She thinks about her future a lot. Read about her plans. Guess the missing words.





Hi, I’m Alice.

Do you make plans? I do. I enjoy thinking about the . I’m twenty-three
now, so in ve years I will be twenty-eight. This is my ve-year plan. I’ve split it
into three sections: career, health, and .

For five years, I really live in the same city that I do now: Taipei. I love this place. I hope to work as a journalist. I’m interested in writing about individual success . I hope to inspire people through my writing. I will try to save some each month from what I earn.

Second is health. Exercise is very important to me. I always feel alive after
some kind of sport. I will continue to play tennis and swim
throughout the next ve years without getting a serious
injury. My perfect weight is just 55 kilograms. So I’ll keep
my weight under this.

Marriage? Who knows? Probably not: I don’t want to into
getting married. Actually, for ve years I’ll be quite happy spending
time with my friends and family, especially my grandparents while
they’re still healthy and .

  Complete the sentences. Use these words. There are 2 extra. 

Listen and check your answers.

  2. Answer these questions about the story.
1. 1. True or false? Alice is working as a writer.
1. 2. What does she do for her health?
1. 3. Are you similar to or diff erent from Alice? How?

3. YOUR STORY Think about your next 5 years.
Write about your plans.
Use Alice’s story as a model. Use some of these topics:
marriage, health, education, work.

Follow up. Read what your classmates wrote.
Are their 5-year plans similar to yours?