SIMPLE FUTURE. has two different forms in English.

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SIMPLE FUTURE. has two different forms in English. by Mind Map: SIMPLE FUTURE.               has two different forms in English.

1. USE 4 "Will" or "Be Going to" to Express a Prediction Both "will" and "be going to" can express the idea of a general prediction about the future.

1.1. Examples: •The year 2222 will be a very interesting year. •The year 2222 is going to be a very interesting year

2. USE 3 "Be going to" to Express a Plan "Be going to" expresses that something is a plan.

2.1. •Who are you going to invite to the party? •A: Who is going to make John's birthday cake? B: Sue is going to make John's birthday cake.

3. USE 2 "Will" to Express a Promise "Will" is usually used in promises.

3.1. EXAMPLES:•I promise I will not tell him about the surprise party. •Don't worry, I'll be careful. •I won't tell anyone your secret.

4. FORM Be Going To [am/is/are + going to + verb]

4.1. You are going to meet Jane tonight. Are you going to meet Jane tonight? You are not going to meet Jane tonight.

5. FORM Will [will + verb]

5.1. Examples

5.2. 1. You will help him later

5.3. 2. Will you help him later?

5.4. 3.you will not help him later

6. SIMPLE FUTURE

7. USE 1 "Will" to Express a Voluntary Action Will" often suggests that a speaker will do something voluntarily

7.1. •I will send you the information when I get iT

7.2. •I will translate the email, so Mr. Smith can read it

7.3. Will you help me move this heavy table? •Will you make dinner?

7.4. •I will not do your homework for you. •I won't do all the housework myself!

8. IMPORTANT: the Simple Future, it is not always clear which USE the speaker has in mind. Often, there is more than one way to interpret a sentence's meaning