Simple Future Tense
The simple future tense is used:
- To show the future action that has been planned.
- I shall go to the market tomorrow morning.
- They will visit their parents next weekend.
Note “shall is usually used with ‘I” and “We”.
“Will” is usually used with “you”, “she”. “it”, “they “and other subjects.
- The going to form shows actions that have been planned and are likely to happen in the future.
- Janet is going to paint the fence at 8 am
- It is going to rain soon.
- Oil prices are going to rise next year.
Fill in the blanks with the future tense form of the verbs given in brackets.
- School holidays will be coming to an end. The school (open) _________1____ on Monday, 12 June. The administrator office (open) _______2___ at 9 am on that day too. Students (register) _________3___ for the term’s classes from 9.30 am to 1 pm. All residential students (check in) _____________4____ to their hostel on Sunday, 11 June. They (clean) _______5_____ their rooms on the same day. It will be busy first few days until everyone is sorted out.
- Taking care of Mother Nature has never been important than it is today. As the Earth’s population increases, people (need) ________1____ more space to build hous4es, school and factories. There (be) ______2____ more mouths to feed. People (cut) _____3_______down our forests to clear land for agriculture. These forests are homes to many wild animals (face) _________4_____ extinction and (vanish) _____________5____ soon if we do not take steps to protect them. We should act now before it is too late.