Past Tenses in Past Perfect English - - Simple Past contrasted - contrasted Past - Present Contrasted Simple Past - Perfect - PastSimple Past - Progressive - contrasted contrasted Exercises
Past Tenses in English - contrasted1) Use Past Past Perfect Present Perfect Simple Past Past Perfect Present Perfect* Progressive Progressive Progressive* - result of an action in the past is - how long - action important in the - action was in - the past something had beginning in the - action present progress at equivalent of been happening past and still finished in the - recently special time in the Present before continuing past completed the past Perfect something else (focus is on the action happened action) - state beginning in the past and still continuing
2) Signal words Present Past Past Perfect Present PerfectSimple Past Past Perfect Progressive Progressive Perfect* Progressive * just yet never all day last ... ever the whole ... ago already day while no definite ones in 1990 so far how long yesterday up to now since since for for recently
3) Form Present Simple Past Past Perfect Present Past Perfect Perfect Past Progressive Progressive Perfect* Progressive*regular: have/has +infinitive was, were + had + been have/has + had + past been ++ ed infinitive + - + infinitive + past participle infinitive + -irregular: ing ing participle ing
4) Examples Present Past Past Perfect Present Simple Past Past Perfect Perfect Progressive Progressive Perfect* Progressive* 4-1 Affirmative sentences Joe was She had been We were in They have writing an e- She had read waiting for the USA and He has lived been mail at 5 a comic Jack for 30 visited in Melbourne waiting for oclock before she minutes Alaska last since 2010. him for two yesterday went to bed. when he year. hours. evening. arrived. * Both the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Progressive are Present Tenses. But they also refer to the Past. That is the reason why they are listed here
Present Past Past Perfect PresentSimple Past Past Perfect Perfect Progressive Progressive Perfect* Progressive*4-2 Negative sentences She had notWe were Joe was not been They havenot in the writing an e- She had not He has not waiting for not beenUSA and did mail at 5 read a comic lived in Jack for 30 waiting fornot visit oclock before she Melbourne minutes him for twoAlaska last yesterday went to bed. since 2010. when he hours.year. evening. arrived. * Both the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Progressive are Present Tenses. But they also refer to the Past. That is the reason why they are listed here
Present Past Past Perfect PresentSimple Past Past Perfect Perfect Progressive Progressive Perfect* Progressive*4-3 Questions Was Joe Had she beenWere you in writing an e- Had she read waiting for Have they Has he livedthe USA and mail at 5 a comic Jack for 30 been waiting in Melbournedid you visit oclock before she minutes for him for since 2010?Alaska year? yesterday went to bed? when he two hours? evening? arrived? * Both the Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Progressive are Present Tenses. But they also refer to the Past. That is the reason why they are listed here
Past Perfect - Simple Past - contrasted 1) Use Past Perfect Simple Pasttogether with the Simple PastWhen two past actions are combined - the action finished in the pastfirst action, which was completed before thesecond one began, is put into Past Perfect.the past equivalent of the Present Perfect series of completed actions in the past
2) Signal words Past Perfect Simple Past no definite ones yesterday, last week, a month ago, in 20023) Form Past Perfect Simple Past regular verbs: infinitive + ed havd + past participle irregular verbs: 2nd column of the table of the irregular verbs
4) Examples We use the same form of the auxiliary (had) every time regardless the subject. Past Perfect Simple Past4-1 Affirmative sentences He had played hockey. He played hockey. Hed played hockey. Past Perfect Simple Past4-2 Negative sentences He had not played hockey. He did not play hockey. Hed not played hockey. He didnt play hockey. He hadnt played hockey.
Past Perfect Simple Past 4-3 Questions Had he played hockey? Did he play hockey?5) Spelling (Past Perfect and Simple Past)stopped (Double the consonant after a short vowel.)loved (one -e at the end of the word -> Leave out the -e and add -d.)worried (consonant before -y ->Change to -ie.)
Present Perfect - Simple Past - contrasted1) UsePresent Perfect Simple PastResult of an action in the past is important action finished in the pastin the presentRecently completed actions series of completed actions in the past together with the PastActions beginning in the past and still Progressive/Continuous - The Simple Pastcontinuing interrupted an action which was in progress in the past.together with lately, recently, yet
2) Signal wordsPresent Perfect Simple Pastjust, yet, never, already, ever, so far, up yesterday, last week, a month ago, into now, recently, since, for 20023) FormPresent Perfect Simple Past regular verbs: infinitive + edhave/has + past participle irregular verbs: 2nd column of the table of the irregular verbs
4) Examples Present Perfect Simple Past 4-1 Affirmative sentences I have played football. I played football. Ive played football. You have played football. You played football. Youve played football. He has played football. He played football. Hes played football.
Present Perfect Simple Past4-2 Negative sentencesI have not played football. I did not play football.Ive not played football. I didnt play football.I havent played football.You have not played football. You did not play football.Youve not played football. You didnt play football.You havent played football.He has not played football. He did not play football.Hes not played football. He didnt play football.He hasnt played football.
Present Perfect Simple Past 4-3 Questions Have I played football? Did I play football? Have you played football? Did you play football? Has he played football? Did he play football?5) Spelling (both tenses) stopped (Double the consonant after a short vowel.) loved (one -e at the end of the word -> Leave out the -e and add -d.) worried (consonant before -y ->Change to -ie.)
Simple Past - Past Progressive - contrasted1) Use Simple Past Past Progressive action finished in the past (single or action was in progress at a special time in repeated) the past two actions were happening at the same series of completed actions in the past time (the actions do not influence each other)2) Form Simple Past Past Progressive regular verbs: infinitive + -ed irregular verbs: 2nd column of the table of (was or were) + infinitive + -ing the irregular verbs
3) Examples Simple Past Past Progressive 3-1 Affirmative sentences He played football. He was playing football. We played football. We were playing football. He sang songs. He was singing songs. We sang songs. We were singing songs. Simple Past Past Progressive 3-2 Negative sentences He did not play football. He was not playing football. We did not play football. We were not playing football. He did not sing songs. He was not singing songs. We did not sing songs. We were not singing songs.
Simple Past Past Progressive 3-3 Questions Did he play football? Was he playing football? Did you play football? Were you playing football? Did he sing songs? Was he singing songs? Did you sing songs? Were you singing songs?4) Spelling stopped (Double the consonant after a sitting (double consonant after short short vowel.) vowel) loved (one -e at the end of the word -> writing (leave out one -e at the end) Leave out the -e and add -d.) worried (consonant before -y ->Change to lying (change -ie to -y) -ie.)
5) Use Both tenses are often used in one sentence: While we were sitting at the breakfast table, the telephone rang. We were sitting at the breakfast table when the telephone rang. The signal word while is in the part with the Past Progressive, the signal word when is in the part with the Simple Past.
ATTENTION!Past Progressive: we were sitting at the tableSimple Past: the telephone rang.The action in the Simple Past (pink) interrupts the action in the PastProgressive (blue).
ExercisesPractice with the exercises below. Just click on the exercises you want to try. Past Perfect or Simple Past Present Perfect - Simple Past Simple Past or the Past Progressive
Past Perfect or Simple PastPut the verbs in brackets into the gaps in the correct tense Past Perfect or Simple Past.Example: Pat _________ (to live) in London before he _________ (to move) to Rome.Answer: Pat had lived in London before he moved to Rome.1) After Fred (to spend) his holiday in Italy he (to want) to learnItalian. 1) After Fred had spent his holiday in Italy he wanted to learn Italian.2) Jill (to phone) Dad at work before she (to leave) for her trip. 2) Jill had phoned Dad at work before she left for her trip.3) Susan (to turn on) the radio after she (to wash) the dishes. 3) Susan turned on the radio after she had washed the dishes. Check Answers
4) When she (to arrive) the match already (to start). 4) When she arrived the match had already started.5) After the man (to come) home he (to feed) the cat. 5) After the man had come home he fed the cat.6) Before he (to sing) a song he (to play) the guitar. 6) Before he sang a song he had played the guitar.7) She (to watch) a video after the children (to go) to bed. 7) She watched a video after the children had gone to bed. Check Answers
8) After Eric (to make) breakfast he (to phone) his friend. 8) After Eric had made breakfast he phoned his friend.9) I (to be) very tired because I (to study) too much. 9) I was very tired because I had studied too much.10) They (to ride) their bikes before they (to meet) their friends. 10) They had ridden their bikes before they met their friends. Check Answers
Simple Past or Present PerfectChoose the correct words or phrases. 1) Peter football yesterday. 1) played 2) They the car. It looks new again. 2) have cleaned 3) Last year we to Italy. 3) went 4) John and Peggy the book. 4) have just read Now they can watch the film. 5) I my friend two days ago. 5) met Check Answers
6) We another country before. 6) have never visited7) She a new car in 2011. 7) bought8) Im sorry, but I my homework. 8) have forgotten9) the game of chess? 9) Did you win10) The girls their lunch yet. 10) have not eaten Check Answers
Simple Past or the Past Progressive1) We at the breakfast table when the doorbell . 1) We were sitting at the breakfast table when the doorbell rang.2) He a lot of friendly people while he in California. 2) He met a lot of friendly people while he was working in California.3) When they the museum, the sun . 3) When they left the museum, the sun was shining.4) The students cards when the teacher in. 4) The students were playing cards when the teacher came in.5) While the children , their parents TV. 5) While the children were sleeping, their parents were watching TV. Check Answers
6) It to rain while she the flowers in her garden. 6) It started to rain while she was watering the flowers in her garden.7) When I the door, it . 7) When I opened the door, it was raining.8) While Henry a drink at the bar, his wife in the sea. 8) While Henry was having a drink at the bar, his wife was swimming in the sea.9) He a loud bang while he to his friend. 9) He heard a loud bang while he was talking to his friend.10) While he a shower, his dogs his steaks. 10) While he was taking a shower, his dogs were eating his steaks. Check Answers
Present Tenses in English - contrasted1) Use Simple Present Present Progressive Present Perfect Present Perfect Progressive - result of an action in the past is- repeated actions important in the- sequence of - action happening at present - action beginning in the pastactions in the the moment of - recently completed and still continuing (focus ispresent speaking action on the action)- things in general - state beginning in the past and still continuing
2) Signal words Present Present Perfect Simple Present Present Perfect Progressive Progressive just every day yet sometimes never all day always now ever the whole day often at the moment already how long usually Look! so far since seldom Listen! up to now for never since first ... then for recently
3) Form Present Perfect Simple Present Present Progressive Present Perfect Progressiveinfinitive3rd person singular to be (am, are, is) + have/has + past have/has + been +(he, she, it) infinitive + -ing participle infinitive + -inginfinitive + -s4) Examples Present Perfect Simple Present Present Progressive Present Perfect Progressive 4-1 Affirmative sentences They have beenThey often play They are playing They have just played playing computercomputer games. computer games now. computer games. games for 4 hours.
Present Perfect Simple Present Present Progressive Present Perfect Progressive4-2 Negative sentencesThey do not play They have not been They are not playing They have not playedcomputer games very playing computer computer games now. computer games.often. games for 4 hours. Present Perfect Simple Present Present Progressive Present Perfect Progressive4-3 QuestionsDo they play Are they playing Have they been Have they playedcomputer games very computer games playing computer computer games?often? now? games for 4 hours?
Present Perfect - Present Perfect Progressive - contrasted1) Use Both tenses are very similar. There are sentences where we can use the Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Progressive. The focus in the progressive form is on the course of the action. It has rained since Monday. (It has rained - at least once or now and then.) It has been raining since Monday. (It has been raining every day since Monday.) There are verbs which are normally not used with the progressive forms. Have a look at these words on this page: Present Progressive.
2) Form Present Perfect Present Perfect Progressive have/has + past participle have/has + been + infinitive + -ing3) Examples Present Perfect Present Perfect Progressive 3-1 Affirmative sentences I have cleaned my room. I have been playing volleyball. Ive cleaned my room. Ive been playing volleyball. You have cleaned your room. You have been playing volleyball. Youve cleaned your room. Youve been playing volleyball. He has cleaned his room. He has been playing volleyball. Hes cleaned his room. Hes been playing volleyball.
Present Perfect Present Perfect Progressive3-2 Negative sentencesI have not cleaned my room. I have not been playing volleyball.Ive not cleaned my room. Ive not been playing volleyball.I havent cleaned my room. I havent been playing volleyball.You have not cleaned your room. You have not been playing volleyball.Youve not cleaned your room. Youve not been playing volleyball.You havent cleaned your room. You havent been playing volleyball.He has not cleaned his room. He has not been playing volleyball.Hes not cleaned his room. Hes not been playing volleyball.He hasnt cleaned his room. He hasnt been playing volleyball. Present Perfect Present Perfect Progressive3-3 QuestionsHave I cleaned my room? Have I been playing volleyball?Have you cleaned your room? Have you been playing volleyball?Has he cleaned his room? Has he been playing volleyball?
4) Spelling stopped (Double the consonant after a sitting (double consonant after short short vowel.) vowel) loved (one -e at the end of the word -> writing (leave out one -e at the end) Leave out the -e and add -d.) worried (consonant before -y ->Change to lying (change -ie to -y) -ie.)
Special verbs in the Present ProgressiveThere are verbs which are normally not used in the Present Progressive, like:be, believe, belong, hate, hear, like, love, mean, prefer, remain, realize, see,seem, smell, think, understand, want, wishWe sometimes use these words in the Present Progressive in the followingsituations:Hes seeing his father tomorrow. (fixed date)The group is seeing the sights of Paris. (see in connection with tourists)They are having a great time in Kapstadt. (have as an activity verb)Whats the matter with you? What are you thinking? - (to be worried aboutsth.)If you are not sure with these verbs, use a good dictionary.
1) have as a full verbaffirmative sentence negative sentence questionI am having a bath. I am not having a bath. Am I having a bath?he, she, it:He is having a bath. He is not having a bath. Is he having a bath?we, you, they:We are having a bath. We are not having a bath. Are we having a bath?1) do as a full verbaffirmative sentence negative sentence questionI am doing an exercise. I am not doing an exercise. Am I doing an exercise?he, she, it:He is doing an exercise. He is not doing an exercise. Is he doing an exercise?we, you, they:We are doing an exercise. We are not doing an exercise. Are we doing an exercise?We often use the short forms with these verbs
Simple Present - Present Progressive / Continuous - contrasted1) Use Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous actions happening at the moment of speaking repeated actions or around the moment of speaking fixed arrangements, scheduled events (e.g. fixed plan in the near future timetable) sequence of actions in the present (first - then, temporary actions after that) instructions trends repeated actions which are irritating to the things in general speaker (with always, constantly, forever) after special verbs
2) Signal words Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous always, often, usually, sometimes, seldom, never, now, at the moment, Look!, Listen! every day, every week, every year, on Mondays3) Form Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous infinitive to be (am, are, is) + infinitive + -ing 3rd person singular (he, she, it) infinitive + -s
4) Examples Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous 4-1 Affirmative sentences I play football. I am playing football. You play football. You are playing football. He plays football. He is playing football. Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous 4-2 Negative sentences I do not play football. I am not playing football. You do not play football. You are not playing football. He does not play football. He is not playing football.
Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous 4-3 Questions Do I play football? Am I playing football? Do you play football? Are you playing football? Does he play football? Is he playing football?5) Spelling Simple Present Present Progressive/Continuous watches (-es after sibilant) sitting (double consonant after short vowel) goes (-es after -o) writing (leave out one -e at the end) hurries (-y to -ie after consonant) lying (change -ie to -y)
ExercisesPractice with the exercises below. Just click on the exercises you want to try. Simple Present or the Present Progressive – A, B, C Simple Present or the Present Progressive – Fill in
Use the verbs in brackets in the Simple Present or the Present Progressive. Example: Steve always ____ his bike in the afternoon. (to ride) Answer: Steve always rides his bike in the afternoon.1) Andy sometimes comics. (to read) 1) reads2) We never TV in the morning. (to watch) 2) watch3) Listen! Sandy in the bathroom. (to sing) 3) is singing4) My sister usually in the kitchen. (to help) 4) helps5) My mother breakfast now. (to make) 5) is making Check Answers
6) They often the bathroom. (to clean) 6) clean7) Look! The boys home. (to come) 7) are coming8) Every day his grandfather for a walk. (to go) 8) goes9) I with my friend at the moment. (to chat) 9) am chatting10) Cats mice. (to eat) 10) eat Check Answers
Choose the correct verb form from the dropdown menu and form sentencein the Simple Present or the Present Progressive.1) John football at the moment. 1) is playing2) We often tests at our school. 2) write3) I to my teacher now. 3) am talking4) Look! Mandy and Susan a film on TV. 4) are watching5) Olivia her uncle every weekend. 5) visits6) Now the sun . 6) is shining.7) They sometimes poems in the lessons. 7) read8) Listen! The band the new guitar. 8) is testing9) First I , then I dress. 9) wash10) Every morning my mother up at 6 oclock. 10) gets Check Answers
Future Tenses in English - contrasted Future tense Future tense contrasts – will / contrasts – will / won’t v going to won’t v present v present simple continuous The Future Tenses Future tense contrasts – future Future tense perfect simple v contrasts – will v continuousfuture continuous v future perfect Exercises
Future Tenses in English - contrasted1) Use going to- Simple Present Future Future will-future future Present Progressive Progressive Perfect planned action in sth. will action will prediction, the future; already have future action planned definitely assumption; logical happened is fixed (e.g. action in the happen (it spontaneou consequenc before a timetable) near future usually s action e (sth. is certain time happens) going to in the future happen)
There is often very little difference between the future tenses. It often depends where you live (in Britain or the USA) and when you use the sentence (in spoken or written communication). In newspapers we often use the will-future, when the going to-future is used in oral communication. newspaper: The headmaster will close the old gym. oral: The headmaster is going to close the old gym.We can substitute the going to-future with the Present Progressive whenusing an expression of time.She is going to see Frank at the airport at 8.30.She is seeing Frank at the airport at 8.30.
2) Signal words There are no unambiguous signal words for the future tenses. Thats why one must watch the actions carefully and then define the tense.3) Form Simple Present Futurewill-future going to-future Future Perfect Present Progressive Progressive infinitive to be 3rd person to bewill + (am, are, is) + will + be + will + have + singular (he, (am, are, is) +infinitive going to + infinitive + -ing past participle she, it) infinitive + -ing infinitive infinitive + -s
4) Examples going to- Present Future will-future Simple Present Future Perfect future Progressive Progressive 4-1 Affirmative sentences They will be We are going She will have He will carry playing to fly to The train I am going to a written the this bag for football on Leeds in leaves at 6.45. party tonight. letter by you. Sunday summer. tomorrow. afternoon. going to- Present Future will-future Simple Present Future Perfect future Progressive Progressive 4-2 Negative sentences They will not We are not She will not He will not The train does I am not going be playing going to fly have written carry this bag not leave at to a party football on to Leeds in the letter by for you. 6.45. tonight. Sunday summer. tomorrow. afternoon.
going to- Simple Present Future Futurewill-future future Present Progressive Progressive Perfect4-3 Questions Will they beWill he Are we Will she Does the Am I going playingcarry this going to fly have written train leave to a party football onbag for to Leeds in the letter by at 6.45? tonight? Sundayyou? summer? tomorrow. afternoon.
will / won’t v present simpleWith will a) We use the future with will to give information about the future: It will be sunny tomorrow. b) We also use the future with will to make predictions of future events and to say what we think will happen: I think life will be even more complicated in the future. c) We often use the future with will when we decide to do something at the time of speaking, for example when we agree to do something: OK, well meet up on Wednesday. d) We can also use the future with will in threats and promises: Stop annoying me or Ill tell your mother.
Present simple a) We use the present simple when we talk about events as part of a timetable: The maths lesson starts at 4 p.m. b) The present simple is also used to refer to the future after when, while, as soon as, after, before, until, if, unless, as / so long as and provided/providing (that): We’ll leave as soon as the match finishes. We won’t leave until the end of the film. We’ll go for a meal after the concert finishes. Don’t smoke before we leave the restaurant. Provided that you’ve finished your homework you can play out.
will / won’t v going to v present continuousWill / wont We use will / wont (the future simple) in the following ways: a) to give facts and information about the future: Tea will be ready in half an hour. b) to make predictions of future events and to say what we think will happen: Global warming will completely alter civilization. c) when we decide to do something at the time of speaking, for example when we agree to do something: OK, well go for a game of golf, then. d) in threats and promises: I promise you Ill be a good boy, mum.
Present continuous We use the present continuous to talk about arrangements and fixed plans, especially when the time or place has been decided: I’m playing cricket tomorrow.Going to + infinitive We use going to in the following ways: a) to talk about plans, especially when we have already decided to do something: I’m going to post the parcel in the morning. b) to talk about a future event on the basis of present evidence: Look at those clouds. It’s going to rain.
Note We use will / wont to talk about facts or what we think is true about the future: She won’t be happy if she has to make the meal. We generally use the present continuous to talk about arrangements: Im meeting her parents next week. We use going to when we have some evidence for what we say: Look how they’re playing. They’re going to lose.
will v future continuous v future perfectFuture with will Use a) to give information about the future: It will be Christmas in two weeks. b) to make predictions of future events and to say what we think will happen: I think I’ll be too tired to go out if I work late. c) when we decide to do something at the time of speaking, for example when we agree to do something: OK, Ill do the washing up, then. d) in threats and promises: If you don’t do your homework I’ll send you to bed..
Future continuous Use a) to talk about something which will be in progress at a time in the future: Dont call round after lunch. I’ll be out. b) to talk about future events which are already planned or which are part of a routine: Would you like me to buy you some bread? Im going to the baker’s later on. c) to ask about someones plans in a polite way, especially if we want someone to do something for us. When we use the future continuous in this way, we often suggest that we dont want the other person to change their plans: Will you be going shopping this afternoon? I was wondering if you could get me a paper.
Future perfect We can use the future perfect to talk about something that will be completed by (= not later than) a certain time in the future: By the time you call round I’ll have finished cleaning the house. When we use the future perfect we refer to a time in the future and look back from that time to say that something will be complete. Note We often use by or by the time with the future perfect. By Friday I will have finished reading the book.
future perfect simple v continuous a) We can use both the future perfect simple and the future perfect continuous to talk about something that will be completed by (= not later than) a certain time in the future: Well have lived in Spain for five years next June. Well have been living in Spain for five years next June. b) We use the future perfect continuous to emphasize the continuity of the action: Ill have been driving for six hours by lunchtime. There are certain verbs in English that cannot be used in theNote future perfect continuous because they are never used in the continuous form, e.g. be, become, own, cost, love, like, hate, understand, think (= have the opinion), realize, etc.
ExercisesPractice with the exercises below. Just click on the exercises you want to try. Future tenses in English 1 Future tenses in English 2 will-future or going to-future
Future tenses in English Exercise 1 Use the verbs in brackets in the correct future tenses. Use will-future, going to-future, Simple Present or Present Progressive. Example: The weather ______ nice on Sunday. (to be) Answer: The weather will be nice on Sunday.1) The train at 11:45. (to leave) 1) leaves2) We dinner at a nice restauranton Saturday. (to have) 2) are going to have3) It in the mountains tomorrowevening. (to snow) 3) will snow4) On Sunday at 8 oclock I my friend. (to meet) 4) am meeting Check Answers
5) They to London on Friday evening. 5) are flying(to fly)6) Wait! I you to the station. (to drive) 6) will drive7) The English lesson at 8:45. (to start) 7) starts8) I my sister in April. (to see) 8) am going to see9) Look at the clouds - it in a few minutes. (to 9) going to rainrain)10) Listen! Theres someone at the door. I 10) will openthe door for you. (to open) Check Answers
Future tenses in English Exercise 2 Put in the verbs in brackets into the gap. Use will-future, going to-future, Simple Present, Present Progressive, Future Progressive or Future Perfect. Example: The steward says: "We ______________ in Stansted in about 20 minutes." (to land) Answer: The steward says: "We will be landing in Stansted in about 20 minutes."1) Lisa has sold her car. She a bike. (to buy) 1) is going to buy2) The museum at 10 am daily. (to open) 2) opens3) How old in 2050? (Harry/to be) 3) will Harry be4) What time ? (the show/to begin) 4) does the show begin Check Answers
5) What tomorrow evening? (you/to 5) are you going to dodo)6) These boxes are so heavy. them 6) Will you carryfor me, please? (you/to carry)7) What time Gerry? (he/to 7) is he going to meetmeet)8) This lesson at 11:30 but at 8) does not end11:40. (not/to end)9) This time tomorrow we to 9) will be drivingYork. (to drive)10) The students their essays by the 10) will have writtenend of next week. (to write) Check Answers
will-future or going to-future - ExercisePut in the verbs in brackets into the gap. Use will-future or going to-future.Example: I hope, that the sun ________ tomorrow. (to shine)Answer: I hope, that the sun will shine tomorrow.1) Philipp 15 next Wednesday. (to be) 1) will be2) They a new computer. (to get) 2) are going to get3) I think my mother this CD. (to like) 3) will like4) Pauls sister a baby. (to have) 4) is going to have Check Answers
5) They at about 4 in the afternoon. (to arrive) 5) will arrive 6) will help6) Just a moment. I you with the bags. (to help) 7) will buy7) In 2020 people more hybrid cars. (to buy) 8) is going to throw8) Marvin a party next week. (to throw)9) We to Venice in June. (to fly) 9) will fly10) Look at the clouds! It soon. (to rain) 10) is going to rain Check Answers