Expressing Future Time Mgr. Ema Jarošová. For Expressing the future we can use: Future simple Future simple Going to Going to Present continuous Present.

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  • Expressing Future TimeMgr. Ema Jaroov

  • For Expressing the future we can use:Future simpleGoing toPresent continuousFuture perfectFuture continuous

  • Future simpleWe use will + infinitive for things we decide to do as we are speaking.

    Bye John! I`ll call you later.

  • Will you help me with my homework?

  • We use going to + infinitive for things we have already decided to do before speaking.

    I am going to make John's birthday cake.

    Who are you going to invite to the party?

    Going to

  • Present continuousWe use present continuous for things we have already agreed to do, usually with somebody else (arrangements).

    I am meeting some friends after school.3.00 PM meeting friends

  • We`ve booked the flight. We are flying to Florida in July.

  • I don`t know how to use this camera.It`s easy. (show)

    Why are you filling that bucket with water?I ................................... the car. (wash)

    Oh, I`ve just realized. I haven`t got any money.Haven`t you? Well, don`t worry. I you some. (lend)

    `ll showAm going to wash `ll lend

  • Future continuousFuture continuous is used to describe a situation in the future at a particular time.

    Tonight at 6.00 PM, I will be eating dinner.

    I am going to start earlier (5.50 PM) and I will be in the process of eating dinner at 6.00 PM.

  • This time tomorrow I will be flying to Hawai.

    The plane will took off at 8.00 AM and I will be in the process of flying at _____ AM

  • Future perfectWe use future perfect to talk about action that will be completed in the future.

    I will have graduated from university by 2021.

    2018? 2019? 2020?

  • The builder says he will have finished the roof by Saturday. Saturday:

    I have already finished!

  • Vicky goes to school every day. She leaves home at 7.15 AM.

    At 7.00 AM

    She`ll be leaving the houseShe`ll be at homeShe`ll have left the houseHe`ll be having breakfast.

  • Vicky leaves home at 7.15 AM and arrives at school at 7.35 AM.

    At 7.20 AM

    She`ll be leaving the houseShe`ll have left the houseShe`ll have arrived at schoolShe`ll be arriving at school

  • Vicky arrives at school at 7.35 AM. Her English lesson starts at 7.45 AM.

    At 8.00 AM

    She`ll be speaking EnglishShe`ll start speaking EnglishShe`ll have started speaking EnglishShe`ll be arriving at school

  • Bibliography (23.5.2012)Solutions Intermediate Students bookRaymond Murphy: English Grammar in Use

  • Thank you for your attention


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