You will have walked. For a All you could possibly want to know about the Simple Future. While students can benefit from identifying action verbs on worksheet assignments, teaching action verbs is the perfect opportunity to get creative. “Are you going to try to give up smoking again this year?”) and some sentence stems for the answers (e.g. Of course, not Fold each one in half and put the cards in a basket or bowl. *Note: "Have" is sometimes added to the Short Answer form; e.g., Yes, I will have. I will learn a new language. What is Future Tense in English? Give students a list of future events, each of which could be an arrangement, a plan or just a thing that they can predict (e.g. I will have danced. As every English learner knows, tenses include past, present and future. uses a verb, it will use the Present Simple tense. There are four forms of the future tense.

This is generally a good tactic, as students need to get used to using the Present Continuous for arrangements (which might have been avoided or mistaught in their previous classes) before they can start contrasting it with both plans and predictions. “Tell us about your plans for next weekend”). The world's premier independent network for TEFL teachersEngland • since 1998, The world's premier independent network for TEFL teachers. birthday party, retirement, exercise and window shopping). This lesson focuses on providing context for students so that they can understand the basic difference between something that is planned for the future (use of "going to") and a spontaneous decision (use of "will"). A professional educator in Texas, Lynn Wolf began her journalism career in 1993. Use the verb to be in the present tense. This is decided by a flip of a coin. The last person to speak when everyone else has run out of ideas is the winner. We will have walked. You can change up this game by acting out the verb yourself. Lesson plans for the Future Perfect tense should include (1) They will have eaten. Only the subject changes. someone being about to bump into something) and the consequences are also possible to predict. plans, as well as all other tenses. is an excellent textbook for helping prepare Future Perfect lesson Give your students a booklet they can refer to as they practice verb tenses. In English grammar, a tense represents a specific category that refers to the time period or a moment in the present, past or future. clause, for example, "by the time" or "by next week." This activity can help students avoid difficult conversations like those in Actually above by choosing a tense that is more probably right in their questions.

Mixed video predictions Students use future tense in conversation every day. Once the students finish this part of the exercise, ask them to highlight all of the future tense verbs they used. The easiest and most fun video predictions task is a well-known one – pause the video and ask the students to predict what happens next. “Are you meeting your girlfriend tonight?” “Actually, she’s going out with some friends of hers so I’m going to stay at home and watch some videos that she doesn’t like.” In this example, the different structures are because the person imagines that their friend must have an arrangement but in fact they have only a plan.