We can use the simple future tense :1. When we predict a future event or situation, e.g. I think that the white robot will win the race.2. When we make decisions at the time of speaking, e.g. What time do you want to meet tomorrow morning? I’ll meet you at ten.
Adverbs that used in futuretense: tomorrow The day after tomorrow In a few days Two days later In two weeks ’ time Next Sunday In a few minutes In the future
Positive & negative statement of simple future tense :Subject Aux.verb m.verbI,You will on holiday next Sunday.We be won’t will at home in a few days.They go won’tShe to school tomorrowHe,It
Question Form of Future Tense:aux.verb subject main verb Object time I, you, your Tomorrow? we, visit uncle Will they he,she, at home Next be Monday? it
We can also use ‘be going to’ in future tense to express agreater degree of certainty.We can use ‘be going to’ to:1. Talk about what we think will happen soon, e.g. Look at those black clouds. It’s going to rain.2. Talk about what we have already arranged or decided to do, e.g. I’m going to punish Mary because she is so talkative.
Neg. & Pos. Form of ‘be going to’:Subject aux.verb m.verb Object time I am ‘m notYouWe are going to visit the boy tomorrow.They aren’tHeShe isIt isn’t
Question Form of ‘be going to’:aux.verb subject aux.verb m.verb object Am I you buy a computer? we Are going to they install some software? he Is she it
The Comparison of ‘will’ , ‘begoing to’ & ‘will be going’ :Subject aux.verb main .verb objectI will punish am going to will be punishingYou will punish JacksonWe are going toThey will be punishingHe will punishShe is going toIt will be punishing
We also use the future continuous tense totalk about the future. We use it to:1. Talk about activities that will be in progress at specific times in the future, e.g. I’ll be giving a presentation about computers at three this afternoon.2. Talk about arrangements that have been made for the future, e.g. The IT Club will be having a barbecue next month.
Positive & Negative Form of FutureContinuous Tense:Subject Aux.verb Main verbI, YouWe, will be going to the show.They, will not/ having lunch at 1 pm.He, won’t be leaving soon.She,It
Question Form of FutureContinuous Tense:aux.verb Aux. main Subject verb verb I,you , going to the show? Will We, be having lunch at 1 pm? they, leaving soon? He, She, it
Pos. & Neg. Form of Present, Past & Future Tense (verb to be):Tense Subject Verb(P/N) Adjective/place TimePresent I am/ain’t happy everyday. You,We,They (P) at home He,She,It (S) are/aren’t is/isn’tPast You,We,They (P) I, were/weren’t happy yesterday. He,She,It (S) at home was/wasn’tFuture I,You,We,They,He, will be/ happy tomorrow. She,It (P&S) won’t be at home
Question Form of Present, Past & Future tense (verb to be) :Tense Verb Subject Adjective/place TimePresent Am I happy everyday? you,we,they at home Are he,she,it IsPast Was I, he, she, it happy yesterday? you, we, they at home WereFuture Will I, you,we,they,he, be happy tomorrow? she,it at home
Pos. & Neg. Form of Present, Past & Future Tense (other verbs):Tense Subject Verb(P&N) Place Time I,You,We,They goPresent (Plural) to school everyday. He,She,It (Sing) don’t go goes doesn’t goPast I,You,We,They, to school yesterday. went He,She,It (S&P) didn’t goFuture I,You,We,They, will go to school tomorrow. He,She,It (S&P) won’t go
Question Form of Present, Past & Future Tense (other verbs) :Tense A.verb Subject Verb Place TimePresent Do I,you,we,they to school everyday? he,she,it go DoesPast I,you,we,they to school yesterday? Did He,she,it goFuture I,you,we,they to school tomorrow? Will he,she,it go
Adverbs of Present, Past &Future Tense Adverbs of timePrese Everyday, every week, every Sunday,nt Once a week, twice a week, always, Usually, often, sometimes, never.Past Yesterday, the day before yesterday, last Sunday, last week, A week ago, in 1987, this morning.Future Tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, next Monday, next morning, in a few days, in two weeks, two days later, after a week.