Future simple tense is used to describe an action in the future.Future simple tense is also called Future Indefinite tense.
Simple future tense structure/ formula:
subject+ will+ verb 1
|Long form||Short form|
He will visit Dubai.
I ‘ll visit.
Note: We can also use “shall” , instead of “will”, and it has the same meaning. So “I will go” and “I shall go”, it is the same.
However, the word “shall” is used more in British English, and we don’t really use it much in American English.
And even in British English, “shall” is less common than “will.”
So “will” is much more common than “shall” but they do have the same meaning. Shall is used for more certinity.
Subject+ will not+ verb1
|long Form||Short Form|
He will not learn English.
He won’t learn English.
|Yes, No Questions||“wh” Questions|
Will I study?
Where will I study?
Usage of Future simple tense:
#1. Future simple is used for predictions:
- The train will reach at 5pm.
- He will win the match.
#2 Requests / Offers/ Promises/ Refusal:
- Will you buy me a drink please?”
- I will not help you.
#3 Future conditional sentences:
- If she reaches in time, we will go to the park.
- If it rains, he will not come.