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Forming the Future Simple Tense

(Wh- question word) will and the


base form of the verb (infinitive
without to / V1).
(When
What
Where
Who)WillI
you
he
she
it
we
you
theyread?
play?
rain?
write?
Sample sentences
Yes/No questions:
Will you buy anyting in the shop?
Short answer:
Yes, I will / No, I wont.
Wh-question:
Why will you dig in the garden?
Question words
Question wordWhen to useWho?
peopleWhat?objects, things,
animals When?time / dateWhere?
placeWhy?reasonWhose?
possessorHow?mannerWhich?
objects, things, animals How many
?quantity (countable nouns)How
much ?quantity (uncountable
nouns)What colour ?colourWhat
time ?time
Useful to know
If you ask about the subject of
the sentence, the word order is
the same as in an affirmative
sentence.

e.g.: Who will ask me?


What will happen
there?

Task 1 - Rewrite the sentences into


interrogative then give short answer. Look
at the example.
e.g.: You will paint the walls of his house tomorrow. Y Will
you paint the walls of his house tomorrow? Yes, I will.
1) The doctor will examine you. N
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2) Mrs Jenkins will punish Robert if he tells lies. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
3) I will pay for the dinner tomorrow. N
___________________________________________________
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4) The dog will bark if someone comes here. Y
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5) They will deliver the food I buy. N
___________________________________________________
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6) Lily will remind me before I leave. Y
___________________________________________________
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7) Sam will join a tennis club if he can play tennis. N
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8) You will prepare for your lessons next week. Y
___________________________________________________
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9) We will complain about their noisy dog. Y
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10) George and Iris will marry next year. N
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Task 2 Fill in the gaps with the interrogative form


of the verbs in the brackets.
e.g.: Will you write a letter?
1) _______ they ______________ about this event? (report)
2) How much _______ you ______________ for this book? (charge)
3) Why _______ you ______________ a meal until Anne arrives? (not
order)
4) _______ mum ever ______________ me as a child? (treat)
5) What _______ they ______________ her? (suggest)
6) Who ______ you ______________ your new bike? (lend)
7) How _______ you ______________ his son at the party? (avoid)
8) _______ Mr Jacobs ______________ me this homework if I ask him
to? (explain)
9) _______ Tim ______________ me after 30 years? (remember)
10) _______ you ______________ a message for me when you go home?
(leave)
Susan V Toth

Task 3 Ask questions about


the underlined parts of the
sentences.
e.g.: You were eating a cake.
What were you eating?
1) Grandma will knit me a beautiful jumper.
__________________________________________
2) Surely you will copy my identity card tomorrow.
__________________________________________
3) The kids will play in the playground next Sunday.
__________________________________________
4) Ms Greenes daughter will wait for the taxi.
__________________________________________
5) They will compare the two pictures.
__________________________________________
6) Maybe Anne will read a book because she wont have
any homework.
__________________________________________
7) You will ask the professor tomorrow.
__________________________________________
8) Mary will wear a yellow scarf.
__________________________________________
9) Ms Logan will possibly teach that student.
__________________________________________
10) He will drive carefully.
__________________________________________

Task 4 Ask questions about


the underlined parts of the
sentences.

1) Grace and Andy will watch TV


when they come home.
__________________________________________
2) I will ride Toms bike.
__________________________________________
3) Hopefully Mavis will buy some juice.
__________________________________________
4) The teacher will write on the blackboard.
__________________________________________
5) The teacher will test the students.
__________________________________________
6) The boys will walk fast.
__________________________________________
7) The flowers will bloom in spring.
__________________________________________
8) Dad will have a shower in the bathroom.
__________________________________________
9) We will miss our old teacher.
__________________________________________
10) Mum will water these plants.
__________________________________________

Task 5 First write a question with the given


information. Then write a full answer with the words in
the bracket. Look at the example.
e.g.: They will come to the party.
(Who) (my classmates)
Who will come to the party? My
classmates will come to the party..

1) I will correct the students tests. (When)


(tomorrow)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
2) Jake will meet her. (Who) (Anne)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
3) We will make an excursion. (Where) (to the
mountains)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
4) Dad will change his email address. (Why)
(somebody has broken into his email account)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
5) I will do something. (What) (skip the rope)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
6) You will paint a dog. (Whose) (Daisys)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
7) He will read newspapers. (How many) (two)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
8) They will discuss it. (What) (this problem)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
9) We will have a picnic tomorrow. (Where) (In the
park)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
10) The children will go to school. (How) (by car)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________

Susan V Toth

Forming the Past Continuous


Tense
(Wh- question word) will and the
base form of the verb (infinitive
without to / V1).
(When
What
Where
Who)WillI
you
he
she
it
we
you
theyread?
play?
rain?
write?
Sample sentences
Yes/No questions:
Will you buy anyting in the shop?
Short answer:
Yes, I will / No, I wont.
Wh-question:
Why will you dig in the garden?
Question words
Question wordWhen to useWho?
peopleWhat?objects, things,
animals When?time / dateWhere?
placeWhy?reasonWhose?
possessorHow?mannerWhich?
objects, things, animals How many
?quantity (countable nouns)How
much ?quantity (uncountable
nouns)What colour ?colourWhat
time ?time
Useful to know
If you ask about the subject of
the sentence, the word order is
the same as in an affirmative
sentence.

e.g.: Who will ask me?


What will happen
there?

Task 1 - Rewrite the sentences into


interrogative then give short answer. Look
at the example.
e.g.: You will paint the walls of his house tomorrow. Y Will
you paint the walls of his house tomorrow? Yes, I will.
1) The doctor will examine you. N
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
2) Mrs Jenkins will punish Robert if he tells lies. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
3) I will pay for the dinner tomorrow. N
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
4) The dog will bark if someone comes here. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
5) They will deliver the food I buy. N
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
6) Lily will remind me before I leave. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
7) Sam will join a tennis club if he can play tennis. N
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
8) You will prepare for your lessons next week. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
9) We will complain about their noisy dog. Y
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________
10) George and Iris will marry next year. N
___________________________________________________
___________________________________________________

Task 2 Fill in the gaps with the interrogative form


of the verbs in the brackets.
e.g.: Will you write a letter?
1) _______ they ______________ about this event? (report)
2) How much _______ you ______________ for this book? (charge)
3) Why _______ you ______________ a meal until Anne arrives? (not
order)
4) _______ mum ever ______________ me as a child? (treat)
5) What _______ they ______________ her? (suggest)
6) Who ______ you ______________ your new bike? (lend)
7) How _______ you ______________ his son at the party? (avoid)
8) _______ Mr Jacobs ______________ me this homework if I ask him
to? (explain)
9) _______ Tim ______________ me after 30 years? (remember)
10) _______ you ______________ a message for me when you go home?
(leave)
Susan V Toth

Task 3 Ask questions about


the underlined parts of the
sentences.
e.g.: You were eating a cake.
What were you eating?
1) Grandma will knit me a beautiful jumper.
__________________________________________
2) Surely you will copy my identity card tomorrow.
__________________________________________
3) The kids will play in the playground next Sunday.
__________________________________________
4) Ms Greenes daughter will wait for the taxi.
__________________________________________
5) They will compare the two pictures.
__________________________________________
6) Maybe Anne will read a book because she wont have
any homework.
__________________________________________
7) You will ask the professor tomorrow.
__________________________________________
8) Mary will wear a yellow scarf.
__________________________________________
9) Ms Logan will possibly teach that student.
__________________________________________
10) He will drive carefully.
__________________________________________

Task 4 Ask questions about


the underlined parts of the
sentences.

1) Grace and Andy will watch TV


when they come home.
__________________________________________
2) I will ride Toms bike.
__________________________________________
3) Hopefully Mavis will buy some juice.
__________________________________________
4) The teacher will write on the blackboard.
__________________________________________
5) The teacher will test the students.
__________________________________________
6) The boys will walk fast.
__________________________________________
7) The flowers will bloom in spring.
__________________________________________
8) Dad will have a shower in the bathroom.
__________________________________________
9) We will miss our old teacher.
__________________________________________
10) Mum will water these plants.
__________________________________________

Task 5 First write a question with the given


information. Then write a full answer with the words in
the bracket. Look at the example.
e.g.: They will come to the party. (Who)
(my classmates)
Who will come to the party? My
classmates will come to the party..

1) I will correct the students tests. (When)


(tomorrow)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
2) Jake will meet her. (Who) (Anne)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
3) We will make an excursion. (Where) (to the
mountains)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
4) Dad will change his email address. (Why)
(somebody has broken into his email account)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
5) I will do something. (What) (skip the rope)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
6) You will paint a dog. (Whose) (Daisys)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
7) He will read newspapers. (How many) (two)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
8) They will discuss it. (What) (this problem)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
9) We will have a picnic tomorrow. (Where) (In the
park)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
10) The children will go to school. (How) (by car)
_______________________________________
_______________________________________
_______________________________________

Susan V Toth

Key
Task 1
1) Will the doctor examine you? No, s/he wont.
2) Will Mrs Jenkins punish Robert if he tells lies? Yes, she will.
3) Will you pay for the dinner tomorrow? No, I wont.
4) Will the dog bark if someone comes here? Yes, it will.
5) Will they deliver the food I buy? No, they wont.
6) Will Lily remind me before I leave? Yes, she will.
7) Will Sam join a tennis club if he can play tennis? No, he wont.
8) Will you/I prepare for your lessons next week? Yes, I/you will.
9) Will you complain about their noisy dog? Yes, we will.
10) Will George and Iris marry next year? No, they wont.
Task 2
1) Will they report about this event?
2) How much will you charge for this book?
3) Why wont you order a meal until Anne arrives?
4) Will mum ever treat me as a child?
5) What will they suggest her?
6) Who will you lend your new bike?
7) How will you avoid his son at the party?
8) Will Mr Jacobs explain me this homework if I ask him to?
9) Will Tim remember me after 30 years?
10) Will you leave a message for me when you go home?
Task 3
1) What will grandma knit me?
2) When will you (surely) you copy my identity card?
3) Where will the kids play next Sunday?
4) Whose daughter will wait for the taxi?
5) How many pictures will they compare?
6) Why will Anne read a book?
7) Who will ask the professor tomorrow?
8) What colour/Which scarf will Mary wear?
9) Which student will Ms Logan (possibly) teach?
10) How will he drive?Task 4
1) When will Grace and Andy watch TV?
2) Whose bike will you ride?
3) How much juice will Mavis buy?
4) Where will the teacher write?
5) Who will the teacher test?
6) How will the boys walk?
7) What will bloom in spring?
8) What will Dad do in the bathroom?
9) Who will you miss?
10) What will mum water?
Task 5
1). When will you correct the students tests? I will correct the students tests tomorrow.
2) Who will Jake meet? Jake will meet Anne.
3). Where will you make an excursion? We will make an excursion to the mountains.
4) Why will Dad change his email address? Dad will change his email address because somebody has broken into his
email account.
5) What will you do? I will skip the rope.
6) Whose dog will you paint? You will paint Daisys dog.
7) How many newspapers will he read? He will read two newspapers.
8) What will they discuss? They will discuss this problem.
9) Where will you have a picnic tomorrow? We will have a picnic in the park tomorrow.
10) How will the children go to school? The children will go to school by car.