Simple Future Tense

A verb shows the future time in the simple future tense

In sentences of the simple future tense, the verb shows the future time telling the action to take place.  In these sentences, ‘shall’ is used with a first-person of singular number and plural number. Will’ is used with a second-person and third-person singular number and plural number. Here is a formation of a sentence in the simple future tense.

Formation of the simple future tense

The sentence is formed as:

  • Subject + shall/ will + main verb (base form) + remaining words

The formation of the simple future tense is the same for singular as well as plural subject.

Examples of the simple future tense

Here are some examples of the simple future tense.

Have a look-

  • She will arrive there tomorrow.
  • I shall give her a photo frame on her birthday.
  • She will join another company next week.
  • We won’t leave this place at any cost.
  • Will they participate in a drama competition?
  • Will you promote this film?
  • He will shoot an email to inform me about the rules of the company.
  • I shall submit all documents at the end of this month.
  • We shall provide all information about the case by Monday.
  • You will get your tickets tomorrow.
  • They will buy the necessary things from the shop till Saturday.
  • I shall admit her to another school.

For better understanding, we shall take an example with three persons of singular as well as plural number form. Learn from the following table.

Examples with three persons in tabular form-

 We shall take one example.

Examples of Simple Future Tense

PersonSingular NumberPlural Number
1stI shall buy that book.We shall buy that book.
2ndYou will buy that book.You will buy that book.
3rdHe will buy that book.They will buy that book.
3rdShe will buy that book.They will buy that book.
3rdIt will buy that book.They will buy that book.

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