FUTURE TENSES

  FUTURE TENSES

FUTURE SIMPLE

(simple fact in the future)

(+) I will study English tomorrow.

(+) I will be in Sochi next April.

(-) I won`t read this book.

(-) I won`t be here tomorrow.

(?) Will you come to me next weekend?

(?) Will you be in London next year?

Tomorrow I will see you.

Next week she`ll work with me.

«Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful». Albert Schweitzer

«Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life». Confucius

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

(process at a certain period of time in the future)

(+) I  will be waiting for you at the airport at 2 o`clock tomorrow.

(+) We will be dancing all night tomorrow.

(-) This time tomorrow I won`t  be working.

(-) She won`t be eating tomorrow.

(?) Will you be working next week?

(?) Will she be waiting for me at the bus stop tomorrow?

All morning tomorrow I`ll be waiting for you.

Tomorrow at 6 o`clock she`ll be singing this song at the concert.

«Just do the math. In the next 50 to 75 years, people will be living to be 130 and 140. They‘ll be working until they’re 100. It’s incredible». Willard Scott

«The scary thing about the future… there will be tiny cameras everywhere, and they‘ll be flying around like mosquitoes and drones. That will be bad. Drones are scary. You can’t reason with a drone». Matt Groening

FUTURE PERFECT

(action in the future before another action in the future or by a certain time in the future)

(+) I  will have finished my work  by 2 p.m.

(+) We will have cooked lunch by the time you come home.

(-) I won`t have done the work before they arrive.

(-) She won`t have learnt these words by tomorrow.

(?) Will you have read this book by next week?

(?) Will she have talked to me before the meeting tomorrow?

By the time you arrive, we will have finished all the dinner.

I will have read all the magazines before I see a dentist.

I will have gone home before she wakes up.

«You may win this war, Colonel, but when it is over, you will have lost so many ships, so many lives, that your victory will taste as bitter as defeat.»

(Salome Jens as Shapeshifter in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, 1999)

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

(an action in the future that will continue for some time until a particular time in the future)

(+) I  will have been doing my work for 2 hours by 2 p.m.

(+) We will have been cooking  lunch all morning by the time you come home.

(-) I won`t have been doing anything before they arrive.

(?) Will you have been reading this book by next week?

(?)Will she have been talking to me before the meeting tomorrow?

I will have been waiting here for three hours by six o`clock.

By 2006 I will have been living in London for five years.

When I finish this course, I will have been learning English for six years.

Next year I will have been working here for two years.

When I come at 8 p.m., will you have been practicing the piano long?

«To have a goal is the important thing, and to work toward it. Then, if you decide you wish to do something different, you will at least have been moving, you will have been going somewhere, you will have been learning

(Louis L’Amour, The Lonesome Gods, 1983)