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Future tenses 1

  1. 1. Be going to The cinema’s going to be full…Will People will travel to space as tourists.Present continuous Professor Collins is speaking again at the space conference tomorrow.
  2. 2. Now CancunI’m going to Cancun next week.I think I’ll have fun.I’m catching a 5:00 flight.I come back at 8:00 on Sunday.
  3. 3. Now MadonnaMadonna/give/concertMaybe/I/goIt/take place/SaturdayIt/start/7:00 pm
  4. 4. The Simple Future has two different forms in English: "will" and "be going to." Although the two forms can sometimes be used interchangeably, they often express two very different meanings. I will probably go to Italy next Summer I am going to fly to Italy next Saturday
  5. 5. I will travel to Japan next year → predictionI am going to study Germanat school→ plan
  6. 6. Affirmative: I will (I’ll) travel to Madrid in OctoberInterrogative : Will you travel by bus?Negative : I will not travel - won’tWill you travel by train or by bus?I won’t travel by bus I will probably travel by train
  7. 7. 1- Instant/spontaneous decisions: Ok, I’ll see you decisions on Friday.2- Personal opinions : (I think, I suppose, I guess, I hope) I think I’ll stay in this evening.3- Promises, offers, requests: Don’t worry, I’ll go requests and buy some food for you.4-Predictions based on imagination: I’ll marry imagination next Monday.
  8. 8. WILLI left the door open. I’ll close it rightnow. (In the restaurant) W :What would you like to drink? I’ll have a cup of coffee, please.Did you call Sue? On the spot decisionsNo, I forgot it. Decisions at theI’ll call her tonight moment
  9. 9. I am little hungry. I think I’ll have asandwich.I don’t think I’ll go outtonight. I am too tired. Personal opinions
  10. 10. Don’t worry. I will help you withyour homework. I will love you forever. Will you marry me? Offers Promises Requests
  11. 11. You will be rich one day. Predictions based on imagination
  12. 12. Affirmative: I am going to travel by planeInterrogative : Are you going to travel by plane?Negative : I am not going to travel by plane because I am going to fly in a hot air balloon.
  13. 13. 1- Future plans, intentions: I’m going to study a lot this year. I’m going to have party next weekend.2- Predictions based on what we can see at the moment (evidence): I feel terrible. I’m going to be sick.
  14. 14. •Im going to buy a newlaptop computer nextweek. Plans, Offers Intentions Promises
  15. 15. John has decided toHave a party. He’s going toinvite lots of people.
  16. 16. Today, I am going to read myfavourite novel, then I am going tophone my best friend and finally Iam going to drive my newmotorcycle.
  17. 17. •Look at that car! It isgoing to crash into thattree. Predictions on Offers present evidence Promises
  18. 18. Look at those black clouds! It’s going to rain.She is pregnant.She’s going to have a baby.
  19. 19. 1) Why are you working so hard these days?- Because I’m going to buy (buy) a car, so I’m saving.2) What (you)are you going to buy Jill for her birthday? (buy)- A CD.-mmm But She hasn’t got a CD player.- In that case, I will (buy )her a book.3) Dad, can you mend this for me?- I’m sorry. Ask Mum. She will do it for you.4) Why have you got so many eggs?-Because I am going to (make) an omelette.5) I haven’t got enough money to get home.-I will lend (lend) you some. How much do you need?
  20. 20. The simple present and present continuous are also used toexpress future time. These are often used used in connectionwith schedules.The train leaves at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow.She is meeting a new client at six o’clock in the evening and she istravelling by bike through the forest.
  21. 21. The game starts at 11 a.m. The bus leaves at 10 a.m.
  22. 22. I am meeting the manager at two o’clock. She is leaving for England on 28th.
  23. 23. Dianarella’s Future
  24. 24. Dianarella is a princess. She wants to know whatwill happen to her in the future, so she goes to visit a fortune teller.