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The Tenses—Part III


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Hi Friends,

In the third part of this topic, we shall discuss about the formation and use of Future Indefinite Tense. Let us study it minutely and learn it's usage.

Simple Future Tense (Future Indefinite Tense)

Future Indefinite Tense is used:

1.To talk about things that is expected to happen in future.

I hope she will pass. I think the train will arrive in time.

2.To express things over which we have no control:

It will rain today. The train will arrive soon.

3.To make polite request:

Will you kindly do me a favour? Will you kindly do it for me?

4.To promise to do something:

I shall go with you I shall talk to your guardians.

Formation of Sentences

Affirmative Sentence

Pattern: Subject + shall/will+ first form of the verb+ object.

Examples:

1.I shall go to school. 2. We shall go to school.
3.You will go to school. 4. He will go to school.
5.She will go to school 6. They will go to school.
7.Razia will go to school. 8. Aman will go to school.
9.The children will go to school. 10. The boys will go to school.

Remember: 1. For pronouns I, we, shall + first form of the verb is used.
2. For pronouns you, he, she, it, and they, will + first form of the verb is used.
3. For any names, will + first form of the verb is used.
4. A Full Stop (.) is used at the end of the sentence.

Negative Sentence

Pattern: Subject + shall/will+ not + first form of the verb+ object.

Examples:

1.I shall not go to school. 2. We shall not go to school.
3.You will not go to school. 4. He will not go to school.
5.She will not go to school 6. They will not go to school.
7.Razia will not go to school. 8. Aman will not go to school.
9.The children will not go to school. 10. The boys will not go to school.

Remember: 1. For pronouns I, we, shall + not + first form of the verb is used.
2. For pronouns you, he, she, it, and they, will + not + first form of the verb is used.
3. For any names, will + not + first form of the verb is used.
4. A Full Stop (.) is used at the end of the sentence.

Interrogative Sentence

Pattern: Shall/will + subject + first form of the verb + object.

Examples:

1.Shall I go to school? 2. Shall we go to school?
3.Will you go to school? 4. Will he go to school?
5.Will she go to school? 6. Will they go to school?
7.Will Razia go to school? 8. Will Aman go to school?
9.Will the children go to school? 10. Will the boys go to school?

Remember: 1. The main verb is always changed in the first form.
2. Did is used before the subject.
3. A Question Mark (?) is used at the end of the sentence.


Sample Usage

As shown against each section.


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