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Future Tense

The Future Tense can be classified into 3 categories-

  1. Simple Future
  2. Future Continuous
  3. Future Perfect
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Simple Future

It is used to express an action that will take place in the future.

For example: I will go to Delhi tomorrow.

In the above example, the action will happen in the future.

The following rule must be followed in such a case-

Subject + will/shall + verb + Object

Future Continuous

It is used to express an action that will be continuing at some point in the future time.

For example: The boys will be playing.

In the above example, the subject (boys) will perform an action that will continue for some time in the future.

The following rule must be followed in such a case-

Subject + will/shall + be + verb + ing + Object (if any)

Future Perfect Tense

It denotes that the action will be completed in the future before any other action will take place.

For example:I shall have written this letter before she comes.

In the above example, the subject will perform an action in the future before he/she will perform any other action.

The following rule must be followed in such cases-

Subject + shall/will + have + 3rd form of the verb + Object (if any)

It must be noted that Future perfect continuous tense is not used in the English language.

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