Future Tense with “Will”
We also use “will” for future actions, but usually for the following situations:
1. When the future action is 100% certain to happen.
2. When the speaker is speaking with determination.
3. When the speaker promises to do something.
4. When the speaker offers to do something voluntarily.
5. When the speaker is making a prediction.
The structure is as follows:
The pronouns can be contracted as follows:
The negative form of will is will + not = “won’t”.
Some common expressions that indicate the use of “will” are:
I think, I am sure, probably, I am certain, and maybe.
When asking questions with “will” there are no changes in the verb, it stays in the infinitive form.
Will you be
at the meeting later today?
Yes, I will.
Will they go
on vacation next year?
Yes they will.
Do you think
she will return to school?
No, I don’t think she will.
Will she marry
No, she probably won’t.