Future Tense
 
 
 
 
Future Tense

In this lesson you will learn the definition of future tense and study examples of future tense.
Future Tense Definition
  • Future tense is an action, event, or condition which will occur after the present and includes the following:
  • simple future
  • future perfect
  • future progressive
  • future perfect progressive
  • The table below shows the future tense
tense & aspect aspect
simple perfect progressive perfect progressive
tense past simple
past
past
perfect
past
progressive
past
perfect
progressive
present simple
present
present
perfect
present
progressive
present
perfect
progressive
future simple
future
future
perfect
future
progressive
future
perfect
progressive
Future Tense Examples
  • Simple future: "I will go." Can be used to express intention, prediction, and other conditions.
  • I will paint the house.
  • I will eat breakfast this morning.
  • I will go to the bookstore with my best friend.
  • Future perfect: "I will have gone."
  • I will have painted the house.
  • I will have eaten breakfast this morning.
  • I will have gone to the bookstore with my best friend.
  • Future progressive: "I will be going."
  • I will be painting the house.
  • I will be eating breakfast this morning.
  • I will be going to the bookstore with my best friend.
  • Future perfect progressive: "I will have been going."
  • I will have been painting the house.
  • I will have been eating breakfast this morning.
  • I will have been going to the bookstore with my best friend.
 
Additional Information
An Introduction to Verb Tenses
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of verb tenses. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Are You Progressing with Progressive Tenses?
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of tenses.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Are You Progressing with Progressive Tenses?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of tenses. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Fun with Future Tenses
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of future tenses.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Fun with Future Tenses
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of future tenses. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Grammar Tips
Can You Catch These Native Speaker Mistakes?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of common mistakes. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
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Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
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