Simple Future Tense | Meaning of Simple Future Tense | Examples of Simple Future Tense | Rules of Simple Future Tense

However, we use simple future tense in order to express an action which will occur or happen in the future. Thus, it is used to describe an action which will happen in the near as well as far future.

Formula: Subject + will/shall + 1st form of the verb + object.

Rule: Use shall with the I and We. And use will along with the You, we, he, she, it, they, Ram, boys etc.

For example:

  • We shall go to our school.
  • They will go to Jaipur.
  • We will write a letter.
  • He will come here on Sunday.
  • We shall miss you when you leave.

Negative Sentences:

Formula: Subject + Will/Shall + Not + Verb 1st form + Object.

For example:

  • We shall not go tomorrow.
  • I shall not give you my phone.
  • She will not play a game.
  • He will not come tomorrow.
  • She will not cook food for us?

Interrogative Sentences:

Formula: Shall/Will + subject + verb 1st form + object.

For example:

  • Will she cook food for us?
  • Will he sing a song?
  • Shall we eat fruit today?
  • Will you give me a rupee?
  • Will they buy a new car?

Interrogative-Negative Sentences:

Formula: Will/Shall + Subject + not + 1st form of verb + Object.

For example:

  • Will she not sing a song?
  • Will you not give me a rupee?
  • Shall we not eat fruit today?
  • Will you not help me?
  • Will they not go to the America next year?

Uses of Simple Future tense:

To predict a future event.

  • It will rain tomorrow.
  • They will go tomorrow.

With I or We, to express a spontaneous decision.

  • I will pay tickets by credit cards.
  • I will take those clothes.

To express willingness.

  • She will carry the bag for you.
  • I will do the washing up.
  • He will bring food for you.

In the negative form, to express unwillingness:

  • They won’t let you go.
  • The baby won’t east his food.

With I in the interrogative form using “shall”, to make an offer.

  • Shall we open the door?
  • Shall we welcome the guest?

With you, to give orders.

  • You will do exactly as I say.
  • You will listen to her.