ELLLO Beginner English Lesson 3-04
Watch these videos to learn how to use the future tense.
Will for Future Tense
Point 1: We use will to talk about things happening in the future.
- I will see you tomorrow.
- The meeting will start soon.
- She will not be here next week.
- It will not be be easy to pass the exam
Point 2: The negative form of will is will not, but we often contract will not to won't in spoken English. However, do not use contractions in formal writting.
- We won't have enough money.
- She won't get home until six.
- The test won't be easy.
- I won't travel this year.
Point 3: We often use will to express a future action that is immediate or random. For planned actions we often use going to or the present continuous.
- Who will be at the meeting?
- Everyone will be there.
- When will it end?
- I will end at noon, just before lunch.
Point 4: We often use the contraction of will ('ll) in spoken English. However, do not use contractions in formal writting.
- I'll call you tomorrow.
- She'll be here soon.
- They'll give you call this week.
- Arnold always says, "I'll be back" in his movies.