The Simple Future or The Future Indefinite Tense - Tenses, English, Class 8 Notes | Study English Class 8 - Class 8

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Structure

 

Positive or Affirmative Sentences Sub + will/ shall + V1
Negative Sentences Sub + will/ shall + not + V1
Interrogative Sentences Will/ Shall + sub + V1 + ?
Interrogative-negative Sentences Will/ Shall + sub + not + V1 + ?

 

Normally we use will with all persons. With First Person, we may use shall instead of will.

Examples:

 

Positive or Affirmative Negative Interrogative Interrogative­ negative
I shall play. I shan’t play. Shall I play? Shall I not play?
You will play. You won’t play. Will you play? Will you not play?
We will play. We won’t play. Will we play? Will we not play?
He/ She/ It will play. He/ She/ It won’t play. Will he/ she/ it play? Will he/ she/ it not play?
They will play. They won’t play. Will they play? Will they not play?

 

Note:
Short form of will/ shall = ’ll
Short form of will not/ shall not = won’t/ shan’t

Uses

The Simple Future Tense is used to

1. express some future action or event; e.g.,
(i) I shall go to the market in the evening.
(ii) He will come to my house tomorrow.

2. express the speaker’s opinion; e.g.,
(i) We hope that my friend will get good marks.
(ii) Shrey is very naughty. I don’t think I’ll help him.

3. ask somebody to do something; e.g.,
Will you please give me your pen?

4. promise to do something; e.g.,
I will always help you in your need.

Note: Shall is mostly used in questions: Shall I get you some sweets?

Going to

We use the going to form to suggest people’s intention to do something in the near future; e.g.,
(i) They are going to participate in the race.
(ii) He is going to buy a flat in a few days.

 

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