The activities that will begin and end in the future are known as the simple future tense. We shall discuss the simple future tense with 35 examples for better realization.
Some examples of the simple future tense are given below.
- We shall finish the work before evening.
- Next year, I shall go to America.
- We will miss you when you move to another country.
- Dona will perform in the international dance competition.
- The team will be victorious in the world cup championship.
- You will not be happy if you forget your childhood days.
- My father will read the newspaper when he goes to the station.
- Will you go to school by a bus tomorrow?
- Lots of people will enjoy the match in the stadium.
- Salima will work hard to obtain a good result.
- We shall celebrate the 75th inauguration day of our school tomorrow.
- My mother will make delicious dishes for us today.
- None will forget the memorable school days.
- Shall I ever forget my friends?
- Will you return my book?
- My friends will accompany me to enjoy the musical drama.
- Alien will complete the novel this week.
- We will cry when it’s to leave this school.
- Will you draw a picture for me?
The above sentences fulfill all the features of the simple future tense. We see that all the actions mentioned above will be accomplished in the future. Now, let us discuss some more facts about it.
2. Future simple tense structure:
All the tense forms have structure to construct sentences. Now we shall explore the proper structure of the simple future tense.
The simple future tense has different structures for different sentences. Here we shall explore the structures.
|Sl||Structure of the simple future tense||Examples||Explanations|
|a.||Subject+ shall/ will+ base form of the verb+ object+ rest of the sentence (positive sentence).||Everybody will enjoy the party.||In this sentence, an action is mentioned that is yet to take place. This is positive in form. The subject is followed by ‘will’ and the 1st form of the root verb is placed after it.|
|b.||Subject+ shall/will+ not+ 1st form of the root verb+ object+ rest of the sentence (negative sentence).||The train will not arrive at the station in time for inclement weather.||In this sentence, the modal verb ‘will’ is used after the subject ‘not’ is placed after it to make it a negative sentence.|
|c.||Shall/will+ subject+ 1st form of the main verb+ object +rest of the sentence (interrogative sentence).||Will the students attend the class tomorrow?||In this example, the action that will be happened in the future has been given. It is framed as an interrogative sentence by using the helping verb ‘will’ before the subject.|
3. Future simple tense formula:
The proper formula is needed to construct any sentence. Here we shall explain the formula of the future tense.
The formula is as follows.
|Sl||The formula of the simple future tense||Examples||Explanations|
|1.||Subject+ shall/will+ base form of the root verb+ object+ rest of the sentence (positive sentence).||We will be happy to see you at the party.||In this sentence, the ‘to be’ verb ‘will be’ is used to frame a sentence in the simple future tense.|
|2.||Subject+ shall be/will be+ 1st form of the root verb+ object+ rest of the sentence.||I shall go to the market in the afternoon.||Here we see the action that is mentioned will be done in the future.|
4. What is future simple tense?
The actions that are yet to happen fall into the category of the simple future tense. Here is the explanation.
A simple future tense is the form of a verb that is used to show actions or states that are not happening now. The action and result will be seen in the future.
Ex- 25. Rittick will write an essay on environmental pollution.
Explanation- In this scenario, we come across the reference to a function that will take place in the future. Its result will come in the future.
5. Where to use future simple tense?
We shall explain where the simple future tense is used.
|Sl||Person||No of example||Where is the simple future tense used?||Examples||Explanations|
|1.||First||26.||The simple future tense is used to express a naturalistic argument.||I shall go to bed now.||Here the simple future is used to express the decision of the speaker.|
|2.||Second||27||To express any wish we can use the simple future tense.||You will not agree with me.||Here The simple future is used to express the wish of the speaker.|
|3.||Third||28||We can use the simple future tense if we want to forecast any future incident.||They will surely get success in the tournament.||Here we come across a sentence where a prediction has been stated. It will happen in the future.|
|4.||First||29.||If we like to make an offer we use the simple future tense.||I shall help you with the money.||Here we see that the speaker’s offer is shown.|
6. When to use future simple tense?
The simple future tense is used in some cases. Here we shall discuss it.
There are some cases when we are able to use the simple future tense. If we wish to represent any action for the future we use the simple future tense.
|30.||Will you come early tomorrow?||Here the example of the simple future tense refers to the question. So, the auxiliary verb ‘will’ is used before the subject|
|31.||Sinthiya will not disturb me to read the newspaper.||Here the work that Sinthiya will not do will not be performed in the future. This example will not be done in the future.|
|32.||When will the bus arrive at the depot?||The example shows that the action will be held in the future.|
|33.||My father will buy a pen for me.||In this sentence, we find that the action will be done in the future. It will be finished in the future.|
|34.||Pratima will not play with us.||Here the example expresses an action that will not be held future. It expresses a negative aspect.|
|35.||Rahul will score good marks.||Here we see that the action has not started and it will be done in the future.|
7. How to use past simple tense?
The simple past tense represents completed of the past. Now we shall discuss it. Its result is not present now.
We use the simple past tense to refer to the actions that were completed and finished in the distant past. Its structure is likewise.
|Sl||Places of using the simple past tense.||Examples||Explanations|
|a.||Subject+ past form of the main verb+ object + the rest of the sentence (affirmative sentence).||We went to Medinipur yesterday.||In this sentence, we find an activity that was started and completed in the past. The past form of the main verb is placed after the subject.|
|b.||Subject+ did not/ was/were+ not+ 1st form of the root verb+ object+ rest of the sentence (negative sentence)||They did not forget to bring their books to the class.||Here it is seen that the finished past action is in the negative form. The helping verb ‘did’ is placed before the subject to make it a negative sentence.|
|c.||Did/ was/were+ subject+ 1st form of the root verb+ object+ rest of the sentence ( interrogative sentence)||Did the teacher scold the students?||Here the action that is mentioned was not started and completed in the past. As it is an interrogative sentence the helping verb ‘did’ is used before the subject.|
This article deals with a detailed discussion on the simple future tense. It will help us a lot when we frame any sentence in any form in the simple future tense.