Future Tenses English Grammar Ielts exam

Future Tenses English Grammar Ielts exam

Tenses are forms of a verb that show the time, continuance or completion of an action or a state that is expressed in connection with the moment at which a statement is made about it. The following  future tenses are commonly used:

Future Tenses:
• Simple Future Tense
• Future Continuous Tense
• Future Perfect Tense
• Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Simple Future Tense

The Simple Future is used for an action that has still to take place.

Ex: I shall see him tomorrow.

Tomorrow will be Sunday.

 

Note: The Simple Future Tense generally expresses pure or colorless future.  When the future is colored with intention, the going to\infinitive construction

is preferred.

Ex: ‘He is going to build a new house.’

 

Future Continuous Tense

The Future Continuous represents an action as going on at some time in 

future time.

Ex: I shall be reading the paper then.

When I get home, my children will be playing.

 

This tense is also used for future events that are planned.

Ex: I’ll be staying here till Sunday.

He will be meeting us next week.

 

Future Perfect Tense

The Future Perfect is used to indicate the completion of an action by a certain  future time.

Ex: I shall have written my exercise by that time.

Before you go to see him, he will have left the place.

 

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

The Future Perfect Continuous indicates an action represented as being in 

progress over a period of time that will end in the future.

Ex: By next July, we shall have been living here for four years.

When he gets his degree, he will have been studying at Oxford for four  years

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