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SIMPLE FUTURE 1. FORM will + base verb

I … they

Affirmative I will work. I’ll work.

Negative I won’t work.

Question Will I work?

2. USE OF THE SIMPLE FUTURE. A. Description of future events. Example: They will come later. B. Predictions. Examples: I think it will rain tomorrow. C. Promises and requests. Example: I’ll help you with your homework later. D. Instant decisions. Example: We’ll have tea and toast, please. E. First conditional. Example: They will come if you invite them. 3. TIME EXPRESSION The adverbs and phrases expressing future, such as: in the future, next week/year, sometime, in 2050… We can use probably, maybe, I think… to introduce future sentences. They naturally take the final position in the sentence, but they can be placed outside the sentence. That is, at the verb by beginning and separated from the sentences by a comma. 4. CONTRAST WILL – GOING TO Will Prediction: future action that you can’t influence. Our team will win the league next year.

Going To Plan: It depends on the intentions of the subject. They are going to watch a film tonight.


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