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Abilities - Responsibilities

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Choosing the Right Phrase

Combining Verbs

Explaining Ideas

Describing Your World

Complex Ideas

Relating Ideas, People, Objects

Speaking about Objects

Wondering about Situations

Helping Hints for the Future

Auxiliary Verbs Used with Future Tenses

Future with 'Will':

Use 'will' for the positive, negative and question forms in the future with 'will' to express spontaneous decisions and predictions. Remember that the negative contracted form of 'will not' is 'won't'.

Example:

The raffle will be subject to collection.

I'll sign the voucher since you've asked so nicely.

Future with 'Going to':

Use 'be' in the present tense + 'going to' for the positive, negative and question forms for the future with 'going to' to express future plans and intentions.

Example:

Is the tech support department going to replace the defective pin pad today?

We are going to increase bank lending rates.

Future Perfect:

Use 'will have' for the positive, negative and question forms in the future perfect to express what will have been completed before a point in time in the future. Remember that the negative contracted form of 'will not' is 'won't'.

Example:

The United State will not have a new monetary policy before the end of the congressional session.

Analysts fear that the Administration's monetary policy will not have had a positive impact by the end of the fiscal year.

Future Continuous:

Use 'will be' + the 'ing' for of the verb for the positive, negative and question forms for the future continuous to express what will be happening at a specific moment in time in the future.

Example:

The year-end inventory won't take place until January of next year.

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