|Positive||Subject + will + verb (bare inf.)|
|Negative||Subject + will not (won’t) + verb (bare inf.)|
|Question||Will + subject + verb (bare inf.)…?|
I will go to Georgia next year.
She won’t let anyone get into her room.
Will you come to my party tomorrow?
–We use simple future to talk about:
|actions or facts in the future or the actions that happen again and again in the future.||I will be at high school next year.
She will cook every night next month.
|an offer, a promise, a threat, an invitation or a request, etc.||I will open the door for you.
I will be good and will do my homework every day.
I will send you out if you keep talking.
Will you come to my party on Saturday?
Will you help me with this, please?
|opinion, thought, prediction about something in the future.
*We often use the verbs like be sure, know, think, etc. with this use.
|I think you will enjoy the party tomorrow.|
|the decision at the moment of speaking||There’s someone at the door. I will open it.|
*Shall I…? and Shall we…? are often used to give an offer or a suggestion: Shall we go out for dinner?
- Complete the sentences with I’ll + a suitable verb.
a. I’m too tired to walk home. I think I’ll get a taxi.
b. ‘It’s a bit cold in this room.’ ‘Is It? … on the heating then.’
c. ‘We haven’t got any milk.’ ‘Oh, haven’t we? … and get some.’
d. ‘Do you want me to do the washing-up?’ ‘No, it’s all right. … it.’
e. ‘I don’t know how to use this computer.’ ‘OK, … you.’
f. ‘Would you like tea or coffee? ‘… coffee, please.’
g. ‘Goodbye! Have a nice holiday.’ ‘Thanks. … you a postcard.’
h. Thank you for lending me your camera. … it back to you on Monday, OK?
i. ‘Are you coming with us?’ ‘No, I think … here.’
b. I’ll turn/I’ll switch/I’ll put
c. I’ll go
d. I’ll do
e. I’ll show/I’ll teach
f. I’ll have
g. I’ll send
h. I’ll give/I’ll bring
i. I’ll stay/I’ll wait
- What do you say in these situations? Write sentences with shall I …? or shall we …?
a. You and a friend want to do something this evening but you don’t know what. You ask your friend. What shall we do this evening?
b. You try on a jacket in a shop. You are not sure whether to buy it or not. You ask a friend for advice. … it?
c. It’s Ann’s birthday next week. You want to give her a present but you don’t know what. You ask a friend for advice. What …
d. You and a friend are going on holiday together but you haven’t decided where. You ask him/her. …
e. You and a friend are going out. You haven’t decided whether to go by car or to walk. You ask him/her …
f. Your friend wants you to phone later. You don’t know what time to phone. You ask him/her …
b. Shall I buy it?
c. What shall I give/buy/get Ann (for her birthday)?
d. Where shall we go?
e. Shall we go by car or (shall we) walk?/… or (shall we go) on foot?
f. What time shall I phone (you)?
The information we used is collected from different sources on the Internet and in English coursebooks.