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University of VictoriaIntroduction to IT English
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Simple Future Tense


The simple future tense describes actions that happen in the future.


I will create my presentation tomorrow.

I am going to create my presentation tomorrow.


The simple future tense —

  • uses will + verb to describe actions decided at the moment of speaking or writing, or actions that are not certain.
  • uses to be going to + verb to describe actions or events already decided now.
  • uses the present continuous to describe planned future actions.
  • uses the simple present tense to describe scheduled actions.
  • uses contractions in informal writing and speaking.
  • has yes / no question forms.
  • has information question forms.