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Rules about the uses of the future forms with

THE FUTURE WILL is used for: predictions about the future usually with
perhaps or after the verb believe,think,hope,expect,promise,be sure,etc, and
adverbs definitely,probably.
spontaneous decisions promises
offers and requests threats and warnings
1. They will be similar to todays skyscrapers but they will be taller and they
will combine places of residence with different work environments.
2. Stop making noise or else you will be in trouble.
3. I give you my word that I will never forget to ask for permission again.
4. Its Joans graduation tomorrow. Really? Ill definitely go.
5. Will you help me with the housework? Sure! Ill clean the windows.
THE FUTURE PROGRESSIVE is used: for actions that will be in progress at a
specific time in the future
ejemplos: This time tomorrow we will be driving to Riyadh.
THE FUTURE PERFECT SIMPLE is used: for actions that will be completed before
a specific time or another action in the future.
Ejemplos: By the end of this century, life in the city will have changed
THE FUTURE PERFECT PROGRESSIVE is used: to show the duration of an action
up to a certain point of time in the future
Ejemplos: By next June, I will have been living in this house for 20 years.
THE FUTURE GOING TO is used: for plans or decisions that have already been
made or predictions based on evidence
Im going to buy Khalid a video game. Do you think he will like it?
The Present Simple is used: for official programmes and timetables
ejemplos: The basketball final starts at 7.30pm.
The Present Progressive is used: for personal plans and arrangements
The expression be (just) about to + base form is used: for actions that will
happen very soon ejemplos: The plane is about to land. Please fasten your
1. The train arrives(arrive) at 11:20.
2. Wait! I will help (help)you.
3. As we want to get better marks in English, we are going to study (study) harder in the future.
4. Josh is going (go)to the cinema with his friends tonight.
5. I am afraid they will have eaten (eat) everything by the time we arrive.

Complete the sentences for situations in the future. Decide which tense you need to use.

1. Aaron is carrying two tyres he (change) is going to change the tyres on a car.
2. Next week is (be) the beginning of winter and the weather forecast says that there (be) will
be snow tomorrow.
3. Thats why many of the garages customers have made an appointment and are calling in (call)
today to get their winter tyres.
4. By the end of the day, Aaron will have mounted (mount) about 80 tyres (neumaticos). Mount
5. He will probably be (be/probably) tired after that.
6. Its a lot of work for one day, but his customers promise that next year they will have (have) their
tyres changed earlier.
7. Thats what they always say, but they will surely have forgotten (forget/surely) about it by next
8. Some customers have agreed that they are picking up (pick up) their cars tomorrow.
9. They have decided to go home by bus, which stops (stop) in front of the garage every hour.