UPPER INTERMEDIATE - GRAMMAR


WAYS OF EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME

PRESENT SIMPLE
(future meaning)
The football game starts at 5pm.
Does the movie start at 2.30pm?
PRESENT CONTINUOUS
(future meaning)
I'm having dinner at 9pm tonight.
They are playing football on Sunday.
We aren't gong to the meeting.
Is Jane getting her results today?

WILL

I'll meet you at the station.
Do you think it will rain?
GOING TO She's going to miss her husband.
Do you think prices are going to rise?
CONTINUOUS & WILL I'll be seeing you soon.
Will you be having dinner tonight?
PERFECT & WILL In January I"ll have been in France for 10 years.
He'll have finished his exams next week.