The simple future tense
in English talks about
events in the future.
You can use it to make
plans, give predictions,
or discuss future
actions. It is formed in
2. Going to
Subject + Will + Base Verb
- I will go to the park.
- She will play soccer later.
- They will work tomorrow.
Always use a base verb after will.
- Simple Present: She goes.
- Simple Future: She will go.
You can use contractions with will to create the future tense:
Here are some examples:
- He'll work late tonight.
- They'll watch the movie tomorrow.
- I'll leave next week.
You can also use "going to" to create the future tense. This is
Subject + BE + Going to + Base Verb
- I am going to cook dinner tonight.
- She is going to study at 7 pm.
- They are going to play a game.
Make sure the verb to be agrees with the subject.
- He is going to dance.
- We are going to drive.
So, now you can see there are two ways to make the future
tense in English. You can use them both. You will also need
future time phrases. These are some of the most common:
- Next (next week, next time, next year, etc.)
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