FUTURE SIMPLE , “BE GOINGTO” AND PRESENTCONTINUOUS
FUTURE SIMPLE We use future simple (will + bare  infinitive) for: Decisions made at the moment  of speaking        I’m t...
 Promises, threats, warnings,  requests, hopes and offers Will you help me tidy the room? Actions, events, situations  w...
“Be going to “ We use “be going to” For plans , intentions or  ambitions for the future    She is going to become a    d...
 Predictions based on what  we can see or what we  knowLook out! That branch is going     to fall onto the road.
Present Continuous We use Present Continuous  for fixed arrangements in  the near future, especially  when the time and p...
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Future simple and be going to

  1. 1. FUTURE SIMPLE , “BE GOINGTO” AND PRESENTCONTINUOUS
  2. 2. FUTURE SIMPLE We use future simple (will + bare infinitive) for: Decisions made at the moment of speaking I’m tired. I’ll go to bed. Predictions about the future, based on what we think, believe or imagine; expressions be sure, be afraid; adverbs probably, certainly, perhaps I’m sure he will call soon.
  3. 3.  Promises, threats, warnings, requests, hopes and offers Will you help me tidy the room? Actions, events, situations which will definitely happen in the future and which we can’t control Jenny will be 7 years old next month.
  4. 4. “Be going to “ We use “be going to” For plans , intentions or ambitions for the future She is going to become a doctor when she grows up. Actions we have already decided to do in the near futurePaul is going to visit his aunt this weekend.
  5. 5.  Predictions based on what we can see or what we knowLook out! That branch is going to fall onto the road.
  6. 6. Present Continuous We use Present Continuous for fixed arrangements in the near future, especially when the time and place have been decided. We’re going to the opera next Saturday.

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