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expressive future

  1. 1. THERE ARE MANY WAYS OF EXPRESSING FUTURE 1) WILL 2) GOING TO 3) PRESENT CONTINUOUS 4) PRESENT SIMPLE 5) FUTURE CONTINUOUS 6) FUTURE PERFECT Let‘s concentrate on the first three ways. EXPRESSING FUTURE
  2. 2. • I will have a cup of coffee and a cheesecake. • I have just decided in the restaurant. – INSTANT DECISION • I will find the right job one day. • I think this will happen but I have no evidence. – PREDICTION WITHOUT EVIDENCE • I will help you with these bags. • I am offering my help. – OFFER • I will call you as soon as I arrive. • I promise to do that. – PROMISE will + infinitive
  3. 3. be going to + infinitive • I am going to visit my grandma. • This is what I have planned. – PLAN OR INTENTION – I have already decided. • It is going to rain. Look at those black clouds! • I am referring to evidence and making prediction. – PREDICTION BASED ON EVIDENCE
  4. 4. • I am staying at the Astoria Hotel. • We are getting married in July. • I have already booked my stay/ reserved the church. – FUTURE ARRANGEMENT * *Another person or organisation is involved present continuous
  5. 5. WILL GOING TO PRESENT CONTINUOUS PROMISE INSTANT DECISION OFFER PREDICTION – WITH NO EVIDENCE FUTURE ARRANGEMENTS PLANS / INTENTIONS PREDICTION BASED ON EVIDENCE
  6. 6. OTHER WAYS OF EXPRESSING FUTURE • Present Simple – things that happen according to a schedule or timetable @ →The train leaves at 5pm. Tomorrow is Monday. • Future Continuous – to indicate a longer action in the future @ →This time tomorrow I will be sitting on a plane. • Future Perfect – expresses the idea that something will occur before another action in the future @ →I will have done my homework by tomorrow.
  7. 7. Videos for self reference • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uPizZpX0OE • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUmDT7-CfaU • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHZJWpp8Gfo NOW PAST FUTURE

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