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Interactive Version - In this be going to interactive lesson, students complete a variety of exercises to help them learn how to use be going to for future plans, predictions and intentions. Interactive Version - In this going to or will interactive worksheet, students do an exercise where they practice using be going to for future plans and will for promises, offers, predictions and unplanned decisions. Interactive Version - In this future simple with will interactive worksheet, students complete a range of exercises to learn how to use will for spontaneous decisions, predictions, promises and offers. Interactive Version - In this future tenses interactive breakout room activity, groups of students use the future simple forms 'will' and 'be going to' to plan and present a holiday itinerary.
There are a number of different ways of referring to the future in English. It is important to remember that we are expressing more than simply the time of the action or event. Obviously, any 'future' tense will always refer to a time 'later than now', but it may also express our attitude to the future event. It is clear from these examples that several tenses are used to express the future. The future tense section shows the form and function of each of these uses of future tenses.
In addition to the simple future tense, we can talk about future events by using either:. These two forms are used to talk about future plans. There are, however, some differences between the two forms. The present continuous is used when we say what we have planned and arranged to do at a specific time in the future. We use ' going to' to express the future when we intend to do something or have decided to do something but did not arrange it.
The simple future refers to a time later than now, and expresses facts or certainty. In this case there is no 'attitude'. Note: In modern English will is preferred to shall. Shall is mainly used with I and we to make an offer or suggestion, or to ask for advice see examples above. With the other persons you, he, she, they shall is only used in literary or poetic situations, e. Home Welcome to EF.
PDF book 1: English tenses exercises.
Skip to main content. When we know about the future , we normally use the present tense. We use the present simple for something scheduled :. We have a lesson next Monday. The train arrives at 6.
Both refer to the future and there is a slight difference between the two though in most cases they can be used interchangeably with no difference in meaning. Even if you misuse them, a native speaker is going to understand you without any problems. We use it in the following situations:.
The infographic provides a good summary of "be going to" but let's take a closer look at the form and uses with more explanation and examples. When printing, in the "fit" section, select "shrink to fit" to scale the entire infographic to fit on one page]. We can use contractions e. We can also add "not" in front of "going to" to form the negative. To form of questions, we invert the subject e. We can use "going to" to describe a planned action that will happen in the near future.
Да поможет нам Бог, - прошептала. - Мы можем принять участие в аукционе. Стратмор покачал головой: - Танкадо дал нам шанс.
Парень хмыкнул. - Я тебе помогу, если заплатишь. - Сколько? - быстро спросил Беккер.
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Чтобы он получил второй ключ. - Что еще за второй ключ.
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