Future Indefinite Tense – English Grammar Guide

In our previous articles, we have discussion about the Present and past, which are large branches of tense and the third one is “Future”. Like past and present this large branch has four small branches, which names are following below:

  1. Future indefinite tense
  2. Future continuous tense
  3. Future perfect tense
  4. Future perfect continuous tense

In this article, we’ll discussion about the first small branch of  “Future indefinite tense”. Why this is necessary for our usual life? What is meant by Future indefinite tense? What is the identification of Future indefinite tense.

Future Indefinite Tense - English Grammar Guide
Future Indefinite Tense

Future Indefinite Tense:

Future indefinite tense shows to any work, which would be occurred in future.

In future indefinite tense, use will and shall as a helping verb.

Use Of Will and Shall:

1st Condition:

In normal condition, we’ll use will and shall with

Will (He, She, Single name, You, They, It)

Shall (I, We)

2nd Condition:

If the sentence show any type of threat, determination, obey, Compulsion then we’ll use will and shall

Shall (He, She, Single name, You, They, It)

Will (I, We)

We use “First form of verb” like Present indefinite tense.

Structure Of Simple Future Indefinite Tense:

Subject + Helping verb (Will/shall) + First form of verb + Object

For example:

  1. We shall go to London yesterday.
  2. I shall start work on new theme.
  3. I hope, you’ll do enjoy in party.
  4. He’ll take loan from bank.
  5. You shall obey your teachers.

Future Indefinite Tense In Negative Sentences:

In negative sentences, we’ll use “Not” after the will or shall e.g. Will not/Shall not. There are below some examples for understanding you,

Structure Of Future Indefinite Tense In Negative Sentences:

Subject + Helping verb (Will not/shall not) + First form of verb + Object

For example:

  1. Aliza will not take part in fashion show.
  2. He will not obey you.
  3. They will not play cricket yesterday.
  4. He will not take first position in exams.
  5. I shall not sign on new project.

Future Indefinite Tense In Interrogative Sentences:

In interrogative sentences, we use “Will/Shall” before the subject e.g. Will He/Shall I. In interrogative sentences, if we use “WH Family” like  (Why, Which, Where, When, How, Who) so, first we will use “WH Family” and then “Will/Shall” and then subject e.g. Where will he. There are below some examples for understanding you,

For example:

  1. Will he deliver speech on social media?
  2. Will the government include the Karl Marx and Aristotle in new edition?
  3. How will you make a tea?
  4. When will the police caught to thief?
  5. Shall i take part in sports and games?

Remember Always:

In simple:

(He, She, Single name, You, They, It) Will

(I, We) Shall

In negative:

(He, She, Single name, You, They, It) Will not

(I, We) Shall not

in interrogative:

Will (He, She, Single name, You, They, It)

Shall (I, We)

Test Of  Intelligence:

True & false:

  1. When he will go to America?
  2. Will he play football?
  3. I will make a doctor in future.
  4. I hope, he shall try to grant a leave.
  5. He shall not backbite me.
  6. Will his father buy new car for him?
  7. This film shall take success.

Answers:

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. False
  5. False
  6. True
  7. False

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