simple future tense examples and rules



Future Indefinite tense
Future Tense This Tense expresses an action that has not yet happened or a state that does not exist but is expected to take place after some time from now.
Future Tense can be classified into following four Tenses:
(1) Future Indefinite (Simple Future)
(2) Future Continuous (Future Progressive)
(3) Future perfect
(4) Future Perfect Continuous

Future Indefinite tense
Tense This Tense expresses an action that is expected to be finished in near future.
Affirmative
Sub
Will +V1
Obj.
She
Will go
Temple.
Negative
Sub
will not + v1
Obj.
She
will not go
Temple
Interrogative
will
Sub + v1
Obj?
will
She go
Temple?
Negative-Interrogative

will
Sub + not + v1
Obj?
will
She not go
Temple?
Structure:
Note: The structure of sentences with singular/plural subject remains same in future Indefinite Tense.
For Singular/ For Plural
=> sub + will + V1+ obj. (Affirmative)
For Ex –
(a) She will call you.
(b) They will call you.
=> Sub + will not + V1 + Obj. (Negative)
For Ex –
She will not call you.
=> Will + Sub + V1 + Obj + ? (Interrogative)
For Ex - Will she call you?
=> Will + Sub + not + V1 + Obj + ?' (Interrogative - Negative)
For Ex - Will she not call you?
Note:Now a days, only 'will' is used as helping verb in future Tense because the usage of 'Shall has gone out of style in modern English. Though 'Shall is still used sometimes.
Note: Use of Shall/will is explained in modals.
Uses:
To show conditional actions that have adverb clause, Present indefinite Tense along with 'unless, until, when, if
For Ex -
(a) Unless she works hard, she will not pass.
(b) If you run fast, you will win the race.


Some future indefinite tense sentences:-
1. It will rain today.
2. We will win the match.
3. I will see the Taj during the coming holidays.
4. Till you reach the station in time, you will not catch the train.
5. If he works hard, he will pass.
6. Unless you mend your ways, you will not succeed in life.
PRACTICE EXERCISE
1. I............ (go) to Mumbai next week.
2. I........... (come) even if it rains.
3. You ............ (obey) your teachers.
4. We ..... (go) to the station to see off our friend.
5. They……………(play) a friendly hockey match in the evening.
6. If rains in time, the crops ……………. (grow) well.
7. I hope you……………. (lend) me money.
8. God willing. we ................ (meet) again.
9. If you run fast, you .................. (catch) the train.
10. You ………………. (thínk) very differently from this when you are older.
11. I never ............... (forget what you have told me.
12. He ……………… (leave) after a few minutes from now.

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