The Simple Future

What is it good for?

  • Talking about an action you want to do. Use will.
    • I will make a cake for you.
    • You will eat the cake.
    • He will help you eat the cake.
  • Talking about promises. Use will.
    • I will call you at 5 o’clock.
    • We will be best friends forever.
    • She will be careful. 
  • Talking about future plans. Use be going to.
    • He is going to travel to the moon. 
    • We are going to eat dinner together tonight.
    • They are going to build a new house.
  • Talking about predictions or guesses about the future. Use be going to or will.
    • It will rain later.
    • It is going to rain later.
    • Bernie Sanders will be the next president of the United States. 
    • Bernie Sanders is going to be the next president of the United States.

Making it Negative:

Put not after will/is/are.

  • It will not be difficult to use.
  • He is not going to marry her.
  • You are not going to eat all that cake alone.

Asking a Question:

Will + Subject + Base verb (+Object)     /      Is/Are + Subject + going to + Base verb (+Object)

  • Will the package arrive on time?
  • Is the cake going to taste delicious?
  • Are you going to cry?

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