• English grammar
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  • 1 English alphabet
  • 2 English pronunciation and phonetics [0/3]
  • 3 English articles [0/9]
  • 4 English pronouns [0/39]
  • 4.1 English personal pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.2 English impersonal pronouns (it, there, ...) [0/4]
  • 4.3 English object pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.4 English possessive pronouns [0/5]
  • 4.5 English reflexive pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.6 English reciprocal pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.7 English demonstrative pronouns [0/3]
  • 4.8 English relative pronouns [0/4]
  • 4.9 English indefinite pronouns [0/5]
  • 4.10 English interrogative pronouns [0/4]
  • 5 English nouns [0/16]
  • 6 English adjectives [0/38]
  • 6.1 Adjectives of quality in English [0/4]
  • 6.2 Demonstrative adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.3 Possessive adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.4 Quantity adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.5 Interrogative adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.6 Numeral adjectives in English [0/8]
  • 6.7 Comparatives and superlatives [0/10]
  • 7 English adverbs [0/18]
  • 7.1 Position of adverbs in English [0/2]
  • 7.2 Adverbs of manner in English [0/2]
  • 7.3 Adverbs of place in English [0/2]
  • 7.4 Adverbs of time in English [0/2]
  • 7.5 Adverbs of quantity in English [0/2]
  • 7.6 Adverbs of frequency in English [0/2]
  • 7.7 Adverbs of degree in English [0/2]
  • 7.8 Adverbs of probability and certainty in English [0/2]
  • 7.9 Adverbs of opinion and observation in English [0/2]
  • 8 English prepositions [0/12]
  • 9 English verbs [0/122]
  • 9.1 Present tenses in English [0/29]
  • Fill in the correct present tense in English (Score -/-)Free
  • Exercise about all present tenses in English (Score -/-)Free
  • Mixed present tenses exercise in English (Score -/-)Free
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  • 9.1.1 Present simple tense in English [0/5]
  • 9.1.2 Present continuous tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.3 Present simple vs present continuous in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.4 Present perfect tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.5 Present perfect continuous tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.6 Difference past simple and present perfect in English [0/4]
  • 9.2 Past tenses in English [0/20]
  • 9.3 Future tenses in English [0/21]
  • 9.4 Auxiliary verbs in English [0/9]
  • 9.5 Present participle in English [0/3]
  • 9.6 Past participle in English [0/3]
  • 9.7 Modal verbs in English [0/11]
  • 9.8 Phrasal verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.9 Regular verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.10 Irregular verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.11 Gerund (-ing form) in English [0/8]
  • 9.12 Infinitive verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.13 Imperative in English [0/2]
  • 9.14 Reported speech in English [0/2]
  • 9.15 Active and passive voice in English [0/2]
  • 10 English conditionals [0/20]
  • In this part of the course you will learn all about the English future tense. The English tense has the following future tenses:

    This chapter will show you an overview of when to use the different future tenses. For a more detailed explanation of the tenses you can take a look at the different chapters of this course, where you will also find exercises to practice the tenses.

    Usage of the English future tenses

    1) Future simple tense

    The future simple tense is formed with the auxiliary verb 'will' and an infinitive verb. 

    • He will call me soon. 
    • She will go to the cinema tonight. 
    • I will send him an email. 

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    2) Future continuous tense

     The future continuous is formed with the auxiliary verb 'to will' and the infinitive verb 'to be' followed by the present participle of the main verb. 

    • I will be reading a book soon. 
    • He will be living in Spain next year. 
    • They will be watching the game tonight. 

    3) Future perfect tense

    The future perfect tense is formed using the auxiliary verb 'will' with the auxiliary verb 'to have' and the past participle of the main verb. 

    • I will have taught you all the tenses by the end of this chapter. 
    • The student will have missed half of the classes by the end of this year.
    • She will have read all the books by the end of the semester. 

    4) Future perfect continuous tense

    The future perfect continuous is formed by using the future perfect of the verb 'to be' with the present participle of the main verb (verb + ing). 

    • She will have been living there for 2 years. 
    • I will have been working here for 5 years. 
    • He will have been studying all day. 

    The table below gives you an overview of the different future tenses in English. 

    Tense Usage Example
    Future simple  The future simple is used to refer to a time later than now, and can express facts.
     
    • I will work on my project.
    • They will come to the party.
    Future continuous The future continuous is used to describe an action that will be happening in the future.
    • We will be walking home together tomorrow. 
    • I will be visiting my grandma next week. 
    Future perfect The future perfect tense is used to refer to an action that is completed in the future.
    • They will not have seen each other for a month. 
    • I will have visited my grandma by then. 
    Future perfect continuous The future perfect continuous tense is used to refer to actions that are currently unfinished but will be finished in the future.
    • She will have been waiting for over an hour. 
    • They will have been running half an hour.  

    Do the exercise to practice the different tenses!

    Next lessons

    1 Future simple tense in English Learn all about the future simple tense in English.
    2 Future continuous tense in English Learn the English future continuous tense with this overview of the grammar.
    3 Future perfect tense in English Learn all about the future perfect tense in English.
    4 Future perfect continuous tense in English Learn all about the future perfect continuous tense in English.