THE FUTURE: VERBAL TENSES FUTURE TENSES - Will / - Going to PRESENT TENSES - Present continuous / Present simple

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THE FUTURE: VERBAL TENSES FUTURE TENSES - Will / - Going to PRESENT TENSES - Present continuous / Present simple Slide 2 http://past-simple.com/ Slide 3 WILL-future: Hypothesis, consequence of an action, unplanned or spontaneous actions, predictions based on what we think, promises or offers GOING TO-future / Future of INTENTION: Decisions or intentions, predictions based on what we see at the moment, NOTE: Although these two tenses are, sometimes, interchangeable, they often express two different meanings as expressed before. Slide 4 PRESENT CONTINUOUS (progressive) for future: It is used when the action is definitively taken place; there is an appointment or a schedule. PRESENT SIMPLE for future: Its very frequently used for means of transport, cinema or theatre timetables, . NOTE: Both are often used in connection with schedules, diaries and timetables. When they are used for future, the key words are tomorrow, next week, Slide 5 Slide 6 GOING TO Future Key words Forms Next week, in July, when I, I think that , in summer, Statements: I am going to + INFINITIVE You are going to + INFINITIVE He/She/It is going to + INFINITIVE Negative: I am not / you arent / He isnt GOING TO + INFINITIVE Questions: Am I / Are you / Is he GOING TO + INFINITIVE ? Slide 7 Exercise 1: Answer the sentences Below using the Present Continous Tense. Refer to the diary This is Jerrys Diary: MONDAY: Play tennis 4 p.m. TUESDAY: Meet Tasmina bus stop late in the evening WEDNESDAY: Theatre with Bob Leicester Square 7 p.m. THURSDAY: Job interview Harrods 10 a.m. FRIDAY: Airport for plane to Zimbabwe 8 a.m. Slide 8 Q. What is Jerry doing on Monday? A. Q. What is Jerry doing on Tuesday? A. Q. What is Jerry doing on Wednesday? A. Q. What is Jerry doing on Thursday? A. Q. What is Jerry doing on Friday? A. Now write what he is doing at the weekend. What are you doing from Monday to Sunday? Slide 9