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Language Tip: Future Tense

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image grammarThe future tense is created: will + verb in all grammatical persons. In the first singular and plural person shall can be used instead of will but this becomes rare in today’s English. Shall (shall not – shan’t) is still used in questions in the meaning of suggestions.

Positive sentence:
We will (We’ll) come back next week.
She will (She’ll) bring it tomorrow.

Negative sentence:
He will not (won’t) say it to anybody.
I will not (won’t) play.

Question:
Will you take us there?
Shall we go?
Shall I record it?

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