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LEARN ENGLISH FUTURE SIMPLE VERBS

To form the future simple tense we need to place "will" in front of another verb. Sometimes we can find the form "shall" instead of "will" for the persons "I" and "we".

Example

I shall buy a book on computers. (Me compraré un libro sobre ordenadores)

They will play football again very soon. (Jugarán al fútbol muy pronto otra vez)

Jared, I will always love you. (Jared, siempre te querré).

For the negative form we use "not" after "will" or "shall".

Example

I will not (won't) go to the cinema with them. (No iré al cine con ellos)

We will not (won't) stay in that hotel ever again. (No nos alojaremos en ese hotel nunca más)

For the interrogative form we place "will" or "shall" in front of the person.

Example

Will you go abroad some time? (¿Irás al extranjero alguna vez?)

Will they finish that course they started? (¿Terminarán ese curso que empezaron?)

SOME GENERAL USES

We use the future simple to talk about future actions

Example

She will go to university when she finishes secondary school. (Ella irá a la universidad cuando termine el instituto)

Will she go to University when she finishes secondary school? (¿Irá ella a la universidad cuando termine el instituto?)

They will run to the finish line. (Correrán hasta la meta)

We will be here at eight. (Estaremos aquí a las ocho)

Sometimes we use the future simple tense when we speak about a future time that is not very close to the moment of speaking. We can use the future simple for predictions, ideas for the future or intentions.

Example

They will get very good jobs. (Conseguirán unos empleos muy buenos)

In this example the speaker predicts that the people he or she is talking about could get very good jobs in the future, but there is not certainty in the way of expressing the fact of "getting very good jobs". We also use the future simple to express decisions made in the very moment of speaking.

Example

You dropped your purse; I will get it for you. (Se te ha caído el monedero; yo te lo recojo)

I forgot to phone my boss, I will phone him right now. (Se me ha olvidado llamar a mi jefe, lo llamaré ahora mismo)

Lets us conjugate a verb as an example. We are going to take the verb "to study".

Positive

Negative

Question

I will study won't study will I study?
You will study won't study will you study?
He will study won't study will he study?
She will study won't study >will she study?
It will study won't study will it study?
We will study won't study will we study?
You (all) will study won't study will you study?
They will study won't study will they study?