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English Grammar

Future Simple Verb Tense

How is the future simple verb tense used?

Decisions - to make decisions that are made at the time of speaking

  • We will eat dinner today at 6:00PM
  • You will clean your room when you come home from school.

Desires - Willingness - to state desire or willingness for something or someone

  • The girls will be happy to go on holiday for a few weeks.
  • I will be happy to help you today.

Facts - to state a fact about the future

  • My teacher will be happy the whole class passed the test.
  • The phone bill will be very very high, my father will be very upset.

Predictions - to predicate a future event or action

  • I think it will rain this afternoon.
  • My sister will be a great teacher.

Formal Statements - to make a formal statement about a future action or event

  • The president will make a public announcement on Tuesday at 8:00PM.
  • The school will be closed for a few days.

Suggestions - to make suggestions or state ideas

  • We will be happy drive you to the store.
  • Will we go to the store tonight or tomorrow morning.

Requests - to make a request

  • Will you come with me to the store?
  • You will do your homework now.

There are a few different ways of state future simple verb tense but it is common to use other present continuous or the verb "going to" to state an action or activity is in the future tense.

Will & Would

Future Simple Verb Tense

Future Simple Verb Tense Chart

Going To & Will

Future Simple Verb Tense "going to"

Future Simple Verb Tense Chart "going to"

Future Continuous Verb Tense

Future Continuous Verb Tense Chart

Simple Future Perfect Verb Tense

Simple Future Perfect Verb Tense Chart

Future Perfect Continuous Verb Tense

Future Perfect Continuous Verb Tense Chart

Present Continuous Verb Tense Used As A Future Tense