Simple Future # Grammar For IELTS

Simple future tense refers to a time later than now. It is used to express facts or things that we cannot control. In this case, there is no “attitude”.
It is used in the following ways –

To express future as a fact.
EXAMPLE –

  • It will be Rakshabandhan next week.
  • The results will be declared in an hour.
  • I will be achieve success on my own terms.
To express things we believe will happen
EXAMPLE –

  • I think India will win the match.
  • In my opinion, the youth will surely fight back terrorism.
  • I am sure I can do it and I will.
With I or we, to express an immediate decision.
EXAMPLE –

  • I will pay the bill.
  • We will be heading to north now.
  • I will be coming.
The going to form (be going to +base of the verb) is used when we have decided to do something before talking about it.
EXAMPLE –

  • I am going to resign this job very soon.
  • I am going to buy a new car.
  • I am going get that pen.
Going to form is often also used to describe something that we think is certain or bound to happen.
EXAMPLE –

  • It is going to happen.
  • They are going to come.
  • She is going to have a baby.
It is used to express willingness to do something.
EXAMPLE –

  • I will help you.
  • He will carry the bag for you.
Used with shall to make an offer.
EXAMPLE –

  • Shall I help you?
  • Shall I open the window?
Used with will to make orders.
EXAMPLE –

  • You will do as I say
  • You will be coming tomorrow.
Used with will to give invitations
EXAMPLE –

  • Will you come to the party?
  • Will you be able to come to the park?

NOTE- In modern English will is preferred to shall. Shall is mainly used with I and we to make an offer or suggestion, or to ask for advice. With the other persons (you, he, she, they) shall is only used in literary or poetic situations.

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