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Express the future
The simple present: Le présen
The simple future:
|Simple future||The rule||Example|
Tomorrow, next Monday, next year..
I will visit my grandfather next week.
Next Monday, I will pull out the other tooth.
They will travel to Washington,DC on Tuesday.
Will +subject+ verb
Will they travel to Washington ?
Will not (won't)+ verb
They will not travel to Washington.
Yes, I will.
No, I won't
|Future Continuous ||The rule||Example|
He will be playing tennis
Will+be + verb+ing
We will be waiting for you at Alfred's house, tomorrow evening
(The action will start tomorrow evening and it will continue until you arrive.)
She will be revising for her final examination on Monday.
(She will spend the whole day revising)
|Future perfect ||The rule||Example|
He will have played tennis
Will + have+Past participle
I will have finished my work by next Monday.
(My goal is to finish it by next Monday, not after)
She will have given him the book by the time you arrive home.
|Future perfect continuous||The rule||Example|
He will have been playing tennis
Will + have+been+ Present participle
I will have been waiting for half an hour, when my brother finally arrives.
We will have been playing games for two hours, when James joins us.
Shall I revise the whole chapter, Sir?
Shall not (shan't)+ verb
I shall not let him travel alone.
Yes, I shall
No, we shan't
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