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FUTURE TENSE AND EXPRESSIONS WHICH EXPRESS FUTURE

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FUTURE TENSE AND EXPRESSIONS WHICH EXPRESS FUTURE

  1. 1. THE FUTURE FUTURE SIMPLE AND FUTURE CONTINUOUS
  2. 2. WILL vs BE GOING TO Choose the correct option 1. You have got a ticket for a football match tomorrow. a. I’ll go to the match tomorrow b. I’m going to the match tomorrow. 2. You want to apologize for something a. It won’t happen again. b. It is not going to happen again. 3. You make a prediction about the future. a. Cars won’t have wheels in a few years b. Cars are not going to have wheels in a few years. 4. You see a pregnant woman a. She will have a baby b. She’s going to have a baby. 5. You see it’s getting late a. I think I’ll go home now. b. I think I’m going home now. X X X X X
  3. 3. WILL: USES I Think Manchester will win the match this Sarturday I don’t know this. I’ll call Tom to ask. I won’t accept such a terrible service!.
  4. 4. BE GOING TO: USES Wait a second, I’m going to sneeze. I’m going to take up French next month. I ‘m not going to accept such a terrible service!
  5. 5. PRESENT TENSES WITH FUTURE MEANING The next bus leaves in 10 minutes We’re leaving on the 4 o’clock flight
  6. 6. OTHER EXPRESSIONS USED TO EXPRESS FUTURE 1. TO BE (JUST) ABOUT TO +infinitive: (“Estar a punto de”) I’m going to eat now; can you call me later? ABOUT I…………………………………………….; can you call me later? I thought that he would lose his temper in a few seconds. ABOUT I thought that………………………………………………….his temper ‘M ABOUT TO EAT HE WAS ABOUT TO LOSE
  7. 7. 2. TO BE ON THE POINT OF+ -ING (“Estar a punto de”) The class was going to finish when an electrical breakdown happened. POINT The class was……………………………………………when an electrical breakdown happened. ON THE POINT OF FINISHING
  8. 8. 3. TO BE + INFINITIVE with TO Read these examples: In the letter they said that I’m to phone them when I get to the airtport. The message said that the meeting is to take place next Tuesday. Which information is given? Instructions and formal announcements The annual meeting will be held next month. IS The annual meeting………………………………………….next month.IS TO BE HELD
  9. 9. 3. BE DUE+ INFINITIVE with TO What do these examples express? 1. I’m due to get a pay raise next month. 2. Tom and Louise are due to get married next July. 3. The train is due to arrive at eight o’clock. 4. ANSWER: future events/arrangements that are expected to happen (but they might not happen). According to the timetable, their plane arrives at 4:55 DUE Their plane...................................................at 4:55IS DUE TO ARRIVE
  10. 10. OTHER EXPRESSIONS: SUMMARY

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