We use both will and to be going to when we want to make a prediction about the future. A prediction is a statement that we make about the future. When a person makes a prediction they say what they think will happen in the future.
When making predictions about the future which tense would be most commonly used?
The simple future with will is one of the ways that we can make predictions. We can use this form to make almost any prediction about the future, whether we are talking about tomorrow or a hundred years from now.
What is the future perfect tense of predict?
We use the future perfect to predict that something will be completed by a particular time in the future. Study the following examples: … ‘Don’t worry, by the time you get home, I’ll have cleaned the house and cooked the supper.
How do you do predictions in English grammar?
- Will + verb: we use this to make predictions about the future when we are certain that something is going to happen.
- Going to + verb: we use this when our prediction is based on a present situation or evidence.
- Might + verb: we use this to show future possiblity.
What are examples of predictions?
Some examples of real world predictions are:
- It is raining and the sun is out one could predict there may be a rainbow.
- A college student is studying hard for their final exam really one might predict they will get an A on it.
- A child has a fever and a sore throat, one might predict the child has strep throat.
What are examples of future tense?
Examples – Future Tense
- She’ll write the e-mail after lunch.
- Don’t lift that. You’ll hurt yourself.
- You dropped your purse. …
- I’ll see you tomorrow.
- You’ll get the answer by post.
- Dan’s going to take the order over to the customer.
- The girls are going to sing ‘Amazing Grace’ now.
- I’ll drive you to your lesson at 4 pm.
How do you write future perfect tense?
The FUTURE PERFECT TENSE indicates that an action will have been completed (finished or “perfected”) at some point in the future. This tense is formed with “will” plus “have” plus the past participle of the verb (which can be either regular or irregular in form): “I will have spent all my money by this time next year.
Will future examples?
It will rain tomorrow (it’ll) She will be late (she’ll..) He will help us later (he’ll..) We will get married in September (we’ll)
Will and won’t examples?
Use “will/won’t” for promises:
I’ll send you an e-mail. I won’t tell anyone your secret. He’ll pay you back tomorrow. We won’t forget your birthday.
How do you talk about predictions?
- may: “We may be able to help you.”
- might: “There might be a holiday next month – I’m not sure.”
- could: “There could be a bug in the system.”
- … is possible: “Do you think he will resign?” “Yes, that’s possible.”
- … is unlikely: “It’s unlikely that she will move.”
- will possibly: “She’ll possibly tell us tomorrow.”